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Cuomo signs bath salts ban

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation outlawing a designer drug known as “bath salts.”

The law makes the drug also known as methylone a controlled substance.

Lawmakers passed the bill back in June after a 20-year-old man died overdosed on the drug during a rave on Governor’s Island.

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Faith leaders decry legislative pay hike

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Nuns and other faith leaders are pushing back on efforts by New York state lawmakers to raise their own salaries.

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Tompkins County unemployment dips below 4%

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The Ithaca-area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in all of New York State, now dipping below 4%.

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Funeral services set for Army veteran killed in western New York snowstorm

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Robert Cedar, 30, of Pennsylvania was killed while trying to help clear snow away from father's truck

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Southern Tier man pleads guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

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Prosecutors say man was drunk when he drove wrong way on Rochester highway

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Three contractors injured in explosion on SUNY Cortland campus

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Explosion happened after 7 a.m. at construction site of Student Life Center