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Business group endorses Cuomo

Governor Cuomo has picked up the endorsement of an influential state business group.


Quinnipiac Poll: Cuomo has big lead over Astorino

Governor Cuomo has a big lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino with Election Day a mere month away, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll.


Ithaca continues dredging work

The City of Ithaca is making slow progress to try and dredge its creeks.


Nobel Prize winners in chemistry have ties to Cornell

Americans Eric Betzig, William Moerner both earned Masters, Ph.D. from Cornell


3 asylum-seeking Afghan soldiers due before judge in western New York

Men face deportation for trying to seek asylum in Canada


New York, 3 other states form heroin coalition

Collaboration is designed to assist in heroin investigations that cross state lines

Crime 3

Cortland assault victim in critical condition; police look for two suspects

Police say assault occurred around 11:15 Tuesday morning on Pine Street in Cortland

photo: Pete Blanchard

Ithaca lawmakers considering adding “utility fee”

Planning and construction efforts require coordination with NYSEG, which has led to delays in some city projects.


Only 1 debate planned for NY governor’s race

A single televised debate will be held in Buffalo.


County health department keeping eye on Ebola

While the risk is low, health officials in the Ithaca area are being proactive in case of any spread of Ebola in the U.S.


NY gov candidates differ on Ebola response

Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino is calling for a ban on flights traveling from West Africa to New York to prevent the spread of Ebola.


NY to create bank, help businesses export

New York is creating a new import-export bank based on the federal model that will give financing to New York companies looking to sell products overseas.


Pennsylvania seeks $4.5 million fine against drilling company over pollution

Fine would be largest state has ever imposed against company drilling in Marcellus Shale


With ridership down 25% at Ithaca airport, manager sees “light at end of tunnel”

Manager Mike Hall says there's no reason ridership can't increase to levels historically seen at Ithaca's airport


Prosecutors: Paramedic helped patients, then returned to houses to rob them

German Lobaton will spend 13 years in prison for crimes committed in 2013


Astorino backs away from radio debate, makes Putin comparison

Two debates were scheduled between major party candidates for governor of New York


DCCC backing away from commercial time in 11 House races, including New York 23rd

Race has Republican incumbent Tom Reed running against challenger Martha Robertson

Cornell Engaged

Cornell commits $150 million to get students engaged in communities

Cornell University is launching a $150 million initiative to establish community engagement and real-world problem-solving as key parts of the undergraduate experience.


Cayuga Heights police issue warning about hunting in village

Hunting activity is prohibited; village officials ask anyone who sees hunters to call police


Pa. gunman eludes police again in Poconos

Police searched for hours for Eric Frein, but didn't find gunman accused of Sept. killing of Pa. state trooper

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