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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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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

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Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

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Mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients.

in Local

Pair in string of Ithaca burglaries reach plea deals

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Both were taken to jail and are not eligible for bail.

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Astorino begins last leg of campaign with $1M

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Republican Rob Astorino has raised another $711,000 for his challenge against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and is entering the final weeks of the campaign

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.