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Early voting idea has no legs in Senate

State Assembly passes bill to allow early voting, senator diagrees

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Council, public express concerns over police board

Council considers appointments to police board, but tables decision

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Crews make quick work of Ithaca fire

Residents of an Ithaca home escaped a fire without injury Wednesday morning.

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Suspect ID’d in Newfield shootings

A Newfield man is wanted for the shooting of two men Tuesday at a trailer park.

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AAA projects 41.9 million will be travelling Fourth of July weekend

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The organization's travel forecast says this may be the most traveled July Fourth holiday in five years.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

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Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Escaped murderers did a “dry run” before prison break

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More details are being released about David Sweat and Richard Matt's big escape.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

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Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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Commons next milestone set for end of July

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With about a month to go before a date for substantial completion, officials say work in downtown Ithaca is progressing.