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Advocate for disabled walking across NY

Tom Cavanagh says he began the 600-mile walk on Sept. 22 in Buffalo.

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New York lags in gambling addiction help

Experts say more help is needed for up to one million New Yorkers with a gambling problem.

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Ex-lawmaker gets prison for sham marriage

Gabriela Rosa admitted she lied about her false marriage.

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Cuomo has big cash advantage over Astorino

Astorino reported nearly $1.3 million hand; Cuomo reported more than $23.7 million.

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Police: Man tried to lure 15-year-old boy into his truck

The boy pulled out his cellphone and said he was calling the police, and the driver sped off.

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Texas gas drillers agree with NY to report fracking risks

Both companies say they have no current operations in New York and already disclose much of the information.

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Ithaca man pulls knife on cop, makes threatening comments

Darryl Wilson shouted threats of violence to an IPD officer.

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Tax rebate scam targeting central New Yorkers

Scammers are calling people asking for personal information.

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Tipped workers push for minimum wage in NY

Restaurant servers, busboys and other tipped workers are expected to weigh in as a New York state board considers whether to mandate that they be paid the minimum wage.

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TCAT, Cornell reach new funding agreement

The deal will likely have the university paying more to TCAT.

Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of New York and Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss chats with WHCU's Lee Rayburn at Boltworks Tactical Firearms in Dryden.

Upstate NY sheriff makes campaign stop in Dryden

Chris Moss made a stop at Boltworks Tactical Firearms in Dryden Thursday.

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Inmates attack officers at Seneca County prison

An official said the attack was unprovoked.

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, left, and Gary Ferguson, executive director of the Downtown Ithaca Alliance

Luxury apartments to open along Six Mile Creek

A rough economy, combined with a lengthy approval process, stalled the project for years.

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Ithaca Police investigating back-to-back robberies

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ithaca Police.

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SUNY system to get new sexual violence policy

New York is implementing new rules to address sexual violence at its state universities.

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Astorino talks taxes, Cuomo gets Rockefeller nod

Governor Andrew Cuomo is winning praise from a Rockefeller while his Republican challenger Rob Astorino touts a plan to cut taxes.

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Ithaca business owners call on city to finish Commons project

About a dozen business owners in downtown Ithaca came to city hall Wednesday night.

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Ithaca’s 2015 budget uses tax levy increase, tax rate decrease

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick has proposed a budget for 2015, which he says will actually cost city taxpayers a little…

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Bill Gates in Ithaca for building dedication

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was in Ithaca Wednesday.

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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Man laid to rest in fireworks funeral

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

A Missouri man will bid farewell to his father by having his cremated remains mixed with fireworks and launched into the sky.

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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Jack White heading to Yale

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The rocker will be part of a panel about legendary jazz and blues label Paramount Records.

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Ozzy wants Bill Ward back for Black Sabbath swansong

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The rocker is keen to end his stand-off with drummer Bill Ward so he can join his bandmates for a final show.