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Police looking for Ithaca purse thief

Alleged purse theft happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in downtown Ithaca

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Trooper recovering after Friday night ambush in northeastern Pa.

Shootings happened at police barracks Friday night during shift change for troopers

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Cost of salt, asphalt expected to rise under Tompkins County budget

A higher cost for snow and ice removal following last year's harsh winter.

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Health Report: Children consuming too much sodium

A new report from the CDC looks at sodium intake among U.S. children, and how that can lead to major health problems later in life.

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Students on Cornell campus still getting hit with paintballs

The incidents have been happening since September 4.

Laurie Murray and her husband, Ken, who was diagnosed with ALS.

Trumansburg High School takes ice bucket challenge

Trumansburg High School takes part in ice bucket challenge; one woman shares her husband's struggle with ALS.

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Groton High School cancels football game in light of hazing incident

The hazing incident occurred Wednesday, and was spotted by a bystander who then reported it to the school.

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Virgil man arrested after Thursday night standoff

A 48 year old Virgil man is behind bars today following a standoff with Cortland County Sheriff’s Deputies Thursday night.

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16th annual AIDS Ride for Life Saturday

This weekend marks the 16th annual Aids Ride for Life.

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Gas main break leads to hour-long shutdown of Route 13 through Dryden

Gas main break was reported Friday morning in Dryden

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State says Lansing schools project won’t interfere with Native American burial site

A state official confirmed that the project will not interfere with cultural sites.

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Enterovirus D68 confirmed in central New York, Capital Region

Enterovirus D68 is now in New York State.

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Cuomo joins 9/11 motorcycle ride to NYC

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken to the road on his motorcycle to join police and firefighters in marking the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.

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Father of Cornell student drops lawsuit against university, scholarship to be established

A lawsuit filed by the father of a Cornell student against the university is being settled out of court.

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Fourth suspect wanted in 2012 Cortland assault arrested in NC

After over two years on the run, a fourth suspect wanted in an assault in late July of 2012 has been arrested, according to Cortland Police.

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2014 apple crop ripe for picking

Fall is near which means apple picking season is on its way.

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Expert compares Obama’s strategy to Vietnam, says it’s not “recipe for success”

Cornell History Professor Barry Strauss says President Obama's strategy in Iraq, Syria, sounds like "getting half the job done"

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Ithaca uses #FinishHanshaw to ask why Hanshaw Road project incomplete

Residents along Hanshaw Road, and drivers who use the roadway, are voicing their frustration with the length of time a…

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Police: Northern New York man hid drugs in anti-drug stuffed animal

Incident happened in Plattsburgh earlier this week

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Shapewear that promised to help you slim down was a sham.

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Malcolm Young’s nephew to replace him in AC/DC

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Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

Rockers AC/DC are planning to keep it in the family when it comes to replacing guitarist Malcolm Young in the line-up.

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Jimmy Page wants to form new group

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The rocker has given up dreams of reuniting Led Zeppelin and wants to form a new band for a career-spanning tour.

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Fake cops make off with real pot

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Three armed men allegedly dressed as police to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower.