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Cornell president officially sworn into office

Elizabeth Garrett is Cornell University's 13th president, and the first female leader of the school.


Public weighs in on Tioga Downs casino bid

There's no timetable for a decision on the license.


University poll shows New Yorkers support minimum wage increase

According to a Quinnipiac poll, over 60 percent of New York residents say they support upping the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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2 men in critical condition after Newfield forklift accident

Accident happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday in Newfield; officials at Robert Packer say two of three people injured in accident remain in critical cond.


Numerous substances seized during drug bust in Lansing

The drug bust was conducted by the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department along with local police and several state agencies.


Couple accused of abducting granddaughter pleads not guilty

Vermont couple was stopped on NYS Thruway earlier this month after fleeing from Vermont with 4-year-old; attorney says couple didn't abduct girl


Mitchell: I played along with prison escape plan

Part two of a "Today" Show interview with Joyce Mitchell aired Friday morning

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“Vet School” reality show features Cornell students

The first episode of “Vet School” airs on Nat Geo Wild this Saturday at 10 p.m.


Cornell President inauguration celebration begins

Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett officially started in July, but a ceremony is set for Friday to welcome her to the job.

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Crash leaves portion of 366 through Varna closed

Route 366 is closed between Freese Road, Forest Home Drive

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Cornell student gets stung by bees, wins award

Cornell grad student Michael Smith purposely allowed himself to be stung by bees in 25 spots to determine which was most painful

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Dryden woman arrested for manufacturing meth

State Police say they found a “one pot” meth lab in Dryden home.


Local researcher: thousands of microbeads found in Cayuga Lake

Legislators looked at Erie County's microbeads ban this week.

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Man drives drunk, kills 2 on Route 96A

A man tried to run away from police after driving drunk and killing 2 on a motorcycle with his truck.

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Music, memories to celebrate dedication of Bernie Milton Pavilion

The dedication of the Bernie Milton Pavilion will take place at 6 p.m. on the Commons.

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Greek Peak to buy Toggenburg Mountain

Greek Peak owners Marc Stemerman, John Meier will buy Toggenburg Mountain in Syracuse area; agreement combines two popular central NY ski destinations


Nozzolio: Excellus response to breach not transparent, comprehensive

ALBANY — State Senator Michael Nozzolio of the Finger Lakes is speaking out about a massive data breach involving insurance provider Excellus Blue…


Suspect ID’d in short Danby standoff

Police say Donald Hicks refused to talk to them during the standoff and later tried to escape from the house.


New York plans to shorten standardized tests

Many parents said standardized tests given in the spring were too long; state education commissioner announced changes coming for Spring 2016 exams


SPCA: Western New York city has more cats than people

SPCA officials in Niagara County say city of Niagara Falls, on the U.S. side, has at least 60,000 stray, feral cats, compared with 50,000 residents

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