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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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Reed visits Ithaca, promotes hospice legislation

Congressman Tom Reed [R-NY], left, discusses his hospice care legislation with employees at Hospicare of Ithaca. Dale Johnson, the center's executive director, is pictured right.

Congressman Tom Reed was in Ithaca Thursday as part of his push to get a bill passed to improve Hospice care.

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Man drives wrong way on I-81 in Cortland County, crashes SUV

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Police say he drove off the highway, lost control of his SUV and overturned in the median.

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Cops: Man had pot, bombs, guns in his upstate home

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Troopers say the man had three assault rifles, 13 homemade explosive devices, and 14 military-grade smoke and riot grenades.

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Video footage shows two burglaries at area gas stations

Video surveillance provided by the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office shows an unknown suspect stealing a carton of cigarettes from the Dandy Mini Mart on 2102 Mecklenburg Road in the Town of Enfield.

It's not clear if the same suspect was involved in both incidents.

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One dead, two injured in Route 89 crash

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Crash happened around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon on Route 89 in Covert