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Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

New York’s new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

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Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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Cuomo unveils NY Tax Plan

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a state tax plan that looks to battle some of the highest property tax rates in the nation.

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Schools begin to announce closures ahead of cold temperatures

Superintendents have been in talks since Monday morning about whether or not to keep doors open Tuesday

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Ice jam leads to flooding problems in Ithaca

Wild morning causes flooding problems in area, as temperatures take big drop

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Fracking opponents to form line outside Cuomo address Wednesday

Opponents of drilling process plan to form quarter-mile-long line in Albany leading up to Cuomo’s State of the State address

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Bundle up! Record cold conditions coming to upstate New York

Forecast calls for frigid temperatures, heavy snow, high winds across upstate New York

Man killed in Saturday snowmobile crash

Accident happened Saturday evening in Cayuga County

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Police investigate Friday night stabbing at West Village

Another violent incident is being investigated in the area of the West Village Apartments in Ithaca. Police got a call…

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Freezing rain, cold temperatures to hang around

Bitter cold temperatures headed our way Monday night into Tuesday

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Ithaca Festival kicks off day two

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Ithaca vendors set up stalls on Cayuga and State Street because of the Commons reconstruction.

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INSTANT REPLAY: The week’s best sports photos

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A look back at some of the week's biggest plays in sports and the moments you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday.

Sepp Blatter's FIFA re-election came despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery scandal.