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Tompkins County legislators elect Mike Lane as new chair

Mike Lane will replace Martha Robertson, who has served as chair since 2010.

Cuomo declares state of emergency

Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency as the first snow storm of 2014 pounds the northeast.

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NY gets waiver to eliminate double math test

Some New York seventh- and eighth-grade students will have one less math exam to take after the state received a waiver from the federal government.

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Community closings, Thursday Jan. 2

Closings for non-school related locations

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Despite weather conditions, Ithaca City Schools remain open

Many parents were surprised to learn that Ithaca City Schools remained open Wednesday.

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Cold weather ahead, tips to stay warm

Cold temperatures will persist into the weekend which means extra precautions should be taken.

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Travel advisory issued in Cortland, Tioga Counties

Sheriff’s department issues message of caution during significant snow storm

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Woman slashed in face outside bar on Commons

Incident happened Dec. 29 outside bar on Ithaca Commons; police now looking for public’s help

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Ithaca’s Brown named to U.S. Olympic hockey team

Dustin Brown was named to U.S. Olympic roster Wednesday; selection is second for Ithaca native to Olympic team

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Snow shuts down Route 13, leads to plenty of problems

Slippery conditions on Route 13 north of Ithaca led to road being shut down just after 7 a.m.

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Reed visits Ithaca, promotes hospice legislation

Congressman Tom Reed [R-NY], left, discusses his hospice care legislation with employees at Hospicare of Ithaca. Dale Johnson, the center's executive director, is pictured right.

Congressman Tom Reed was in Ithaca Thursday as part of his push to get a bill passed to improve Hospice care.

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Man drives wrong way on I-81 in Cortland County, crashes SUV

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Police say he drove off the highway, lost control of his SUV and overturned in the median.

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Cops: Man had pot, bombs, guns in his upstate home

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Troopers say the man had three assault rifles, 13 homemade explosive devices, and 14 military-grade smoke and riot grenades.

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Video footage shows two burglaries at area gas stations

Video surveillance provided by the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office shows an unknown suspect stealing a carton of cigarettes from the Dandy Mini Mart on 2102 Mecklenburg Road in the Town of Enfield.

It's not clear if the same suspect was involved in both incidents.

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American aid workers released from hospital, cleared of Ebola

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Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.