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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

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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

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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

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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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Five arrested on drug trafficking charges

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Authorities seized 108 bags of heroin, 2.4 grams of crack cocaine.

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Local retailers gearing up for Black Friday

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Arguably the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday is in the sights of retailers.

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Cortland YMCA preps for annual Turkey Trot

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The Cortland YMCA will hold its annual Turkey Trot, the last and largest of the 6 races in the Borg Warner/Cortland YMCA Race Series on Thanksgiving Day.

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Travel restrictions in place in parts of New York; 2-4 inches still expected in Ithaca

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State shutting down heavily-traveled highway in Hudson Valley, Catskills; delays expected on roads, at airports

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Myrick: Protester arrests would breed counterproductive reaction

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Ithaca's Mayor reacted to Ferguson protests that spilled into city streets Tuesday night