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Damage assessments begin after severe flooding strikes Tompkins County

Travel advisories still in place as of Monday morning, as damage assessments begin from Sunday night's flooding

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Tompkins County communities flooded by heavy rains Sunday night

Major roads damaged, towns left with flooded roads thanks to Sunday storms

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Car, motorcycle collide, shutting down Route 13 in Newfield

Accident happened just before noon Sunday

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Prosecutor: Escapees planned 7-hour drive

New details surface of escape plan, as second week of searches continue

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Cuomo proposes $100M for upstate schools

Fund announced Sunday by governor in Westchester County

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2 arrested in meth, drug bust across two counties

Krista Hillar, James English arrested Thursday

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Prosecutors: Reject Silver’s bid to have corruption charges thrown out

Federal prosecutors made their case to judge on Friday

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Prison worker accused of supplying tools for escapees

Joyce Mitchell was arrested Friday, charged with promoting prison contraband

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Storm system causes widespread power outages, brings heavy rain

Storms moved into Ithaca just before 7 p.m. Friday night

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Prison employee arrested for helping two escaped convicts

A female prison employee was arrested for helping two convicts escape from prison.

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Teachout to visit Ithaca Saturday

Zephyr Teachout will hold talk on public corruption Saturday

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IHS students take the ride of their lives

A distracted driving simulation was set up at Ithaca High School on Friday.

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Tornado warning issued for upstate counties

The National Weather Service advises residents to take cover until the warning has passed.

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Lansing school district may go solar

Officials say going solar could bring in savings of around $50,000 per year for the district.

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Haynes: TC3 funding dilemma resolved

The president of Tompkins Cortland Community College says Tompkins and Cortland Counties have worked out a compromise for this year's budget.

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Deputies track down man who ran from Lansing crash

29-year-old Justin Sharp of Lansing fled the scene of a car accident Tuesday night, but later turned himself in.

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Mayor: Watchdog has history of “hyperbolic reactions” to grab headlines

Mayor was reacting to request for EPA to investigate possible contamination at site of former landfill in Ithaca

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DA: Prison employee supplied contraband to convicted murderers for escape

Clinton County District Attorney says prison worker Joyce Mitchell provided items to David Sweat, Richard Matt

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