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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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Several injured, one child dead following Cortland County accident

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Sheriff's deputies say the crash on West State Road Friday night was likely caused by drunk driving.

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Police: No charges for parents of 7-year-old who brought loaded gun into South Seneca Elementary School

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The child has been suspended indefinitely by the South Seneca School District.

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Ithaca Assemblywoman supports union push at local college

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

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton said she'll stand with part-time faculty at IC as they attempt to form a union.

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FEMA grant gives needed upgrade to IFD equipment

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The grant will replace air packs for firefighters, which the IFD says are out of date and below industry standards.

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Buffalo escape upstate New York farm, swim across Hudson River

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15 buffalo escaped from farm on east side of Hudson River near Albany