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Schumer fights changes to education funding in Washington

The New York senator says proposed changes to Title I laws could cost the state's schools millions.

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TCAT and Cornell finalize funding agreement

The university will be giving $500,000 more in funding by June 2018.

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County lawmaker takes a step back from Old Library site proposals

Legislator Martha Robertson says she unknowingly violated the county's Code of Ethics.

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Cortland County to take up TC3 funding proposal again

Budget officials say they're confident a proposal to up Cortland's contribution by 2 percent will pass this time.

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Flash flood watch in effect Thursday afternoon

The flood watch starts at 1p.m. and will continue through the evening.

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New York state is creating new plan to fight AIDs

New York state is putting its plan to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020 into action.

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County legislature approves budget for TC3

Funding to the college will be increasing by 2 percent.

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Governor Cuomo unveils new campaign combating college sexual assaults

Governor Andrew Cuomo is saying “enough is enough."

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Barn fire in Senca County kills 83 cows, injures 2 firefighters

Officials say the barn was a total loss.

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Adirondack tourist train and trail gets second hearing

New York regulators are discussing a proposal to extend a train route as well as create a multi-use trail.

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Youth survey shows some promising statistics

According to Tompkins County's biannual survey, drug and alcohol use is down among local students.

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West Nile and EEE reported throughout New York

One of the cases of EEE was found near the Syracuse area.

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Finishing touches on the Cayuga Waterfront Trail

Officials say the trail will be ready in time for the ribbon cutting ceremony on August 30th.

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June rainfall reaches almost twice the average

The Northeast Climate Center says flooding conditions were worse because May was much drier than usual.

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Freeville man sentenced for rape, child pornography

54-year-old Michael Ruffino will now face five years in prison for the multiple charges against him.

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Victim of car-pedestrian accident over weekend identified

According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department, 20-year-old Kaila Mae Baraby died after being hit by a car Sunday.

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Man arrested for DWI pulled over with car full of kids

The 39-year-old had eight underage children in the car.

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New York sees strong growth in solar power

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says installed solar power generation tripled since 2011.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Lifton weighs in on end of legislative session

Ithaca's assemblywoman said some progress was made, but many important items fell by the wayside.

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Deadline looms for Southern Tier casino license

As of Monday, only one application has been submitted for a casino license from the state.

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