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Ithaca man arrested on drug possession charges

An Ithaca man has been arrested on drug possession charges.

Ithaca Police arrested 24-year-old Jeremy Francis Tuesday on the 600 block of South Meadow Street.

Francis was found to be in possession of more than 5 grams of cocaine, which police say was packaged with intent to sell.

Francis was taken to Tompkins County Jail on $5,000 bail.

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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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UPDATE: Three injured following 2-car crash on Route 79

State police crews respond to a 2-car crash at 1500 Mecklenburg Road/Route 79 Wednesday morning.

The accident reportedly happened at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday

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Ithaca College profs make push to unionize

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They say it’s so they can be more organized and involved in forming college policy.

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Silver to lose leadership post Monday

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Silver's resignation as Speaker will come Monday, according to announcement Tuesday night