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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.


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.


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


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…


Freezing rain, cold temperatures to hang around

Bitter cold temperatures headed our way Monday night into Tuesday

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Victim identified in fatal Route 13 crash


Lindsey Pou, 28, of Ithaca, died from injuries sustained in crash Thursday night on Route 13 in Lansing; police released more details of crash Saturday

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Ithaca Police seek person of interest in East Hill burglaries


Police say man pictured in surveillance photos is "person of interest" in series of burglaries around East Hill in recent weeks

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.