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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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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Mesko sentenced to state prison time

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The former Cornell student allegedly entered a woman's bedroom and sexually assaulted her in March 2013.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.