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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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New York to invest in former inmates

New project will train, employ former inmates after their release from prison

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Residents approve $500k in spending for Newfield school project

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District will now move forward with heating, cooling project in high school auditorium

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Report: Moreland Commission spent over $350k

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Report from Capital New York comes after analysis of nine months of work done by commission

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Ag Secretary Vilsack visits Cornell, announces $200M investment in research

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The nation’s top agriculture official was at Cornell Tuesday, talking up a new program designed to bring agriculture research into…