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Saturday, January 4, 201401/04/2014

NY task force reviews rollout of education reform

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New York’s education policymakers say they really were listening, even to the shouting, during a series of public forums held to explain a slate of education reforms.

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Saturday, January 4, 201401/04/2014

Viva Taqueria restaurant evacuated due to fire

In News

A structural fire broke out at a popular Mexican restaurant in downtown Ithaca Friday evening.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Appeals planned in federal suit against NY gun law

In News

Opponents of SAFE Act plan to appeal a federal judge’s ruling this week that upheld its main tenets.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Central New York one of six sites for drone research

In News

Central New York will play a critical role in drone research as one of six sites in the nation selected by the FAA to test unmanned aircraft.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Ithaca firefighters respond to multiple fires

In News

Cold temperatures didn’t prevent several fires from breaking out in Danby and Ithaca Friday.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

IPD urges ice safety

In News

Ithaca Police are reminding residents and visitors to use extreme caution when enjoying parks and trails this time of year.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Truck hauling helicopter crashes on Thruway

In News

State police say a Mercy Flight helicopter has fallen off a tractor-trailer after the truck crashed into the median of the Thruway in western New York.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Warnings issued about price gouging after snow

In News

NY’s Attorney General issues warning to vendors, public over pricing for goods, services after snow

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Snow, cold bring big taste of winter to Ithaca

In News

Up to 12 inches of snow has fallen in some areas; wind chill warnings in place

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Community Closings – Friday, Jan. 3

In News

Non-school related closings and cancellations for greater Ithaca area

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NY’s medical marijuana request ‘unprecedented’

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New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program.

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TCAT’s Green Street waiting station closed temporarily

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As of Tuesday, the TCAT passenger waiting area at the Green Street Station in the City of Ithaca is closed.

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Lansing brothers die in fatal ATV-bike crash

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The brothers were put on life support following the accident, and were not expected to survive.

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USC provost named next Cornell president

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Elizabeth Garrett, provost of University of Southern California, will be the next president of Cornell University.

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Police: 80-year-old killed after truck jumps curb in Cortland County

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One person killed, second injured in truck/pedestrian accident in McGraw