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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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Major snowstorm headed to New York; 6-12 inches expected by Friday

Storm warning covers entire region, as heaviest snow will fall Thursday

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Arrest made after robbery attempt on Ithaca Commons

Robbery attempt on Commons leaves Ithaca man behind bars

UPDATE: Police identify victims of fatal Newfield crash

Crash happened after 5 p.m. Tuesday night, shut down portion of 34/96 through the evening

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Seneca County inmate makes unsuccessful escape attempt

An inmate at the Seneca Count y Correctional Facility made an unsuccessful escape attempt Monday night.

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Judge upholds most of NY gun control law

A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s new gun control law.

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Ithaca lawmakers take oath of office at City Hall

2014 council includes eight sitting members, one previous member and new representative

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Cayuga County man accused of murdering stepfather

An 18-year-old man from Cayuga County is accused of murdering his stepfather Monday night.

Investigation finds state lawmaker sexually harassed staff

Committee found Micah Kellner sexually harassed staff members by making inappropriate comments

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New York lawmakers push plan to change primary dates

Proposal would change primaries from September to June in New York

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Lifton: Silver should be “innocent until proven guilty”

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

The Ithaca Assemblywoman says Silver's decision to step down is in the best interest of the body

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State adopts new regulations for liquefied natural gas

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The new regulations would allow storage of LNG in New York for the first time in over 40 years.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

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The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

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More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.