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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.

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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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Community Closings – Friday, Jan. 3

Non-school related closings and cancellations for greater Ithaca area

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Snowstorm followed by bitter cold temperatures

While the snow is letting up today, we’re facing bitterly cold temperatures.

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Ithaca business owners call on city to finish Commons project

Barbara Lynn, co-owner of Now You're Cooking

About a dozen business owners in downtown Ithaca came to city hall Wednesday night.

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Ithaca’s 2015 budget uses tax levy increase, tax rate decrease

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Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick has proposed a budget for 2015, which he says will actually cost city taxpayers a little…

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Bill Gates in Ithaca for building dedication

photo courtesy of Cornell University

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was in Ithaca Wednesday.

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

The White House seen from outside the north lawn fence in Washington

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.