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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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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.

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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

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This week’s top sports shots

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