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SUNY adopts affirmative sexual consent policy

The consent policy will apply to all 64 SUNY campuses.

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Inmate at Seneca County Jail charged with assaulting corrections officers

A 32 year old inmate at the Seneca County Jail was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting two corrections officers.

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Skorton issues statement after murder of Cornell student, accident involving four undergrads

Cornell President David Skorton issued a statement Tuesday morning following multiple incidents in recent days involving the Cornell community, and…

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Four Cornell students injured in Southern Tier crash

Investigators say driver hit deer, crashed into car in oncoming traffic; four Cornell students, driver of other car, taken to area hospitals

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Murder suspect due in Cayuga Heights court Tuesday night

Benjamin Cayea is due to appear in Cayuga Heights court Tuesday evening

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Senator says Obama immigration action could cost New York billions

Senate Leader Dean Skelos says move could add hundreds of thousands to state's Medicaid rolls

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State Police issue more than 11,000 tickets over Thanksgiving holiday

Five-day enforcement effort started Wednesday with extra patrols

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Records show Cuomo spent $35M on re-election bid

Cuomo won re-election Nov. 4 in four-way race for governor

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Pay raise talks fade for New York lawmakers

New York lawmakers haven't increased their pay in 14 years

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Thanksgiving Day murder sheds light on domestic violence issue

As the community continues to mourn the death of Shannon Jones, advocates against domestic violence are encouraging the community to stand against it.

Upstate NY man gets maximum for wife’s murder

An upstate New York man has received the maximum sentence for the murder of his wife.

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Tax phone scam pops up in CNY

Police in central New York are warning of a telephone scam from callers claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

Moonyoung Lee, an electrical engineering student at Cornell University, explains the functions of his autonomous underwater vehicle to Republican Congressman Tom Reed [NY-23]

Reed: Action expected on government funding, not on immigration issues

Reed says tax extenders, government funding, funding to fight ISIS among priorities for Congress this month

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Cornell researchers part of three-year study of moose in Adirondacks

New York state looking to find number of moose; SUNY, DEC, Cornell researchers part of study

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Dryden residents to see 11 percent tax hike

The town board adopted a near $7 million budget for 2015.

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Details surface in Cayuga Heights murder, as Cornell community looks for answers

32-year-old Benjamin Cayea has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Thursday incident

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New York flags to fly at half-staff for Fort Drum soldier

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags at government buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor a fallen…

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Report: Police investigating apparent suicide in gorge

Incident occurred around 2:30 Sunday morning, according to Cornell Daily Sun report

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Former governor Mario Cuomo hospitalized over Thanksgiving weekend

Former three-term governor taken to hospital over weekend for treatment of heart condition

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Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services merges with Better Housing for Tompkins County

Better Housing for Tompkins County agrees to become an INHS affiliate.

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