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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Non-school related closings and cancellations for greater Ithaca area

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Troopers: Bainbridge murder suspect is NYPD retiree

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Authorities say the suspect charged with killing a 26-year-old upstate New York man and wounding his father during an apparent road-rage incident is a retired New York City police officer.

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Man dies after pickup hits deer; overturns on I-88

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Police say a 35-year-old man has been killed after his pickup truck hit a deer on an upstate New York highway and overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Ithaca lawmakers vote against pay bump for council, consider raise for mayor

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Ithaca city lawmakers talked about raises as part of budget negotiations for 2015 on Wednesday night

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Education a hot topic in NY as election nears

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With the Common Core taking a hit during an education-heavy campaign season, a coalition supporting the learning standards has released an analysis that concludes repealing them would be a costly mistake.