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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Snowstorm followed by bitter cold temperatures

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While the snow is letting up today, we’re facing bitterly cold temperatures.

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Tompkins County legislators elect Mike Lane as new chair

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Mike Lane will replace Martha Robertson, who has served as chair since 2010.

Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Cuomo declares state of emergency

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Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency as the first snow storm of 2014 pounds the northeast.

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

NY gets waiver to eliminate double math test

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Some New York seventh- and eighth-grade students will have one less math exam to take after the state received a waiver from the federal government.

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Community closings, Thursday Jan. 2

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Closings for non-school related locations

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Despite weather conditions, Ithaca City Schools remain open

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Many parents were surprised to learn that Ithaca City Schools remained open Wednesday.

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Cold weather ahead, tips to stay warm

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Cold temperatures will persist into the weekend which means extra precautions should be taken.

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Travel advisory issued in Cortland, Tioga Counties

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Sheriff’s department issues message of caution during significant snow storm

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Woman slashed in face outside bar on Commons

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Incident happened Dec. 29 outside bar on Ithaca Commons; police now looking for public’s help

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Ithaca’s Brown named to U.S. Olympic hockey team

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Dustin Brown was named to U.S. Olympic roster Wednesday; selection is second for Ithaca native to Olympic team

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State assembly candidates debate in Ithaca

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Herb Masser, a Republican, is looking to unseat Ithaca assemblywoman Barbara Lifton.

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Oklahoma senator releases report on waste in government, cites Ithaca SWAT team funding

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Tom Coburn's report questions need for SWAT funding for Ithaca, citing crime rates in town

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CU Police investigating meth materials in backpack

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Cornell Police are seeking information after a resident reported a suspicious backpack found at 10:30am Sunday on the 300 block of Maple Avenue in the Town of Ithaca.

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Tompkins chamber supports proposed NYSEG pipeline expansion

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A proposed 7 mile gas pipeline that would stretch through the Towns of Lansing and Freeville has the support of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

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US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruption

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The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's anti-corruption commission says investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declines to say when they'll be finished.