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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

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New York’s new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Cuomo unveils NY Tax Plan

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a state tax plan that looks to battle some of the highest property tax rates in the nation.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Schools begin to announce closures ahead of cold temperatures

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Superintendents have been in talks since Monday morning about whether or not to keep doors open Tuesday

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Ice jam leads to flooding problems in Ithaca

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Wild morning causes flooding problems in area, as temperatures take big drop

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Fracking opponents to form line outside Cuomo address Wednesday

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Opponents of drilling process plan to form quarter-mile-long line in Albany leading up to Cuomo’s State of the State address

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Bundle up! Record cold conditions coming to upstate New York

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Forecast calls for frigid temperatures, heavy snow, high winds across upstate New York

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

New medication marks major breakthrough in treating hepatitis C

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Sovaldi is being hailed as major breakthrough for the 3 to 4 million Americans infected with hepatitis C.

Sunday, January 5, 201401/05/2014

Man killed in Saturday snowmobile crash

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Accident happened Saturday evening in Cayuga County

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Sunday, January 5, 201401/05/2014

Police investigate Friday night stabbing at West Village

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Another violent incident is being investigated in the area of the West Village Apartments in Ithaca. Police got a call…

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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