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Ithaca Police search for suspects in violent July 4th crimes

Two violent incidents that happened in Ithaca on the July 4th holiday still haven’t been resolved.

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ICSD school board asks state to get rid of gap elimination adjustment

The board of education for Ithaca City Schools is calling for the end of the gap elimination adjustment.

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Funds being raised for tornado victims’ relatives

An online fundraiser has been started for the family of a woman who was killed along with her infant daughter when a tornado destroyed their central New York home earlier this week.

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Lansing moving forward with water tank project

The Town of Lansing is moving forward with a roughly $2 million water tank and pump station project to improve water pressure in the central part of town.

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Man arrested in Cincinnatus for making meth

A 44 year old man is behind bars for allegedly making meth at a home in Cincinnatus.

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NWS confirms 3 tornadoes hit upstate NY

The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes hit upstate New York during severe storms on Tuesday.

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YMCA offering access to showers, fresh water for those without power

The YMCA of Ithaca is offering up some of its services to those still without power in the Ithaca area.

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Audit shows Lake Placid Olympic sites in debt, borrowing to make payroll

Authority that runs 1980 Olympic venues saw $45 million in losses over four years

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Report: State authorities spent more than $30B in 2013

Spending rose at public authorities by $1.5B between 2012, 2013

County lawmakers are deciding what to do with the site of the old library on the corner of Cayuga and Court streets in Ithaca (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Plans for old library draw concern from area residents

It’s still unclear what will become of the site of Tompkins County’s old library on the corner of Cayuga and Court streets in Ithaca.

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Cuomo visits Madison County tornado site

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in Madison County where four people were killed.

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Lansing feels brunt of strong storm system

NYSEG workers, tree crews were visible throughout Lansing Wednesday, cleaning up from Tuesday night's storm

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Busy night for Tompkins Emergency Response

The phones were off the hook at the Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response last night.

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Weather Service: Tornado hit where 4 died

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed.

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Storms responsible for four deaths in Madison County

Storms brought down houses, buildings in some Madison County communities

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NYSEG: Full restoration expected Thursday

NYSEG officials have made progress, brought outage numbers down below 1,000 by Thursday morning

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Tree damages 3 cars in Fall Creek

Stephanie Flash was sitting in her living room when she heard a big "pop" sound, walked over to her window and saw a large tree had fallen on top of her car.

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Taste of Thai restaurant on Ithaca Commons closed due to sanitation leak

One of Ithaca’s most popular dining spots has been temporarily closed down due to a public health hazard.

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Tip workers ask NY to raise their minimum wage

A group of restaurant servers, bartenders and delivery drivers is asking New York state to raise the $5 minimum wage for tipped workers to the full minimum wage of $8.

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for much of central New York

There is a severe thunderstorm watch for much of the region through 8pm tonight.

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