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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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O’Mara bill would allow NY farmers to grow hemp

State Senator Tom O'Mara speaks to area residents at a town hall meeting held at the Franziska Racker Centers in Ithaca, Wed. Feb. 12, 2014

State Senator Tom O’Mara has introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow hemp.

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Chobani secures $750M investment from TPG

Hamid Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, Inc., spoke to Ithaca College students Tuesday as part of an event sponsored by The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY)

Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital.

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NY Fire companies seek volunteers

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Fire departments from around New York state are opening their doors this weekend as they look for new volunteer members.

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Cornell; ND to start $4.5M for study of “hope and optimism”

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$3.8 million is going to a partnership between Cornell University and Notre Dame to study “hope and optimism”.

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NY casino contenders face application fee deadline

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A state gambling panel will pick up to four winning applications in the fall.