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Report: Cuomo to roll out medical marijuana policy this week

Announcement could come during governor’s state of the state address Wednesday

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NY task force reviews rollout of education reform

New York’s education policymakers say they really were listening, even to the shouting, during a series of public forums held to explain a slate of education reforms.

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Viva Taqueria restaurant evacuated due to fire

A structural fire broke out at a popular Mexican restaurant in downtown Ithaca Friday evening.

Appeals planned in federal suit against NY gun law

Opponents of SAFE Act plan to appeal a federal judge’s ruling this week that upheld its main tenets.

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Central New York one of six sites for drone research

Central New York will play a critical role in drone research as one of six sites in the nation selected by the FAA to test unmanned aircraft.

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Ithaca firefighters respond to multiple fires

Cold temperatures didn’t prevent several fires from breaking out in Danby and Ithaca Friday.

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IPD urges ice safety

Ithaca Police are reminding residents and visitors to use extreme caution when enjoying parks and trails this time of year.

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Truck hauling helicopter crashes on Thruway

State police say a Mercy Flight helicopter has fallen off a tractor-trailer after the truck crashed into the median of the Thruway in western New York.

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Warnings issued about price gouging after snow

NY’s Attorney General issues warning to vendors, public over pricing for goods, services after snow

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Snow, cold bring big taste of winter to Ithaca

Up to 12 inches of snow has fallen in some areas; wind chill warnings in place

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 27.

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BEST OF: Cavs sweep Hawks to head to NBA Finals

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Watch Cleveland win the Eastern Conference Championship through the lens of a high-def slow-motion camera.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks in Game 6

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Here's a look at Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.

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AARP calls for state-run retirement fund for New Yorkers

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Fund would be available to New Yorkers who can't access plans like 401k through workplace

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

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The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.