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Monday, August 19, 201308/19/2013

Holiday Inn owners seek tax exemption for expansion project

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The owners of the Holiday Inn in Downtown Ithaca are seeking a tax exemption as part of the hotel’s expansion project.

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Monday, August 19, 201308/19/2013

The high costs of binge drinking

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1 in 5 American adults admit to doing it, and it’s costing society a small fortune.

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Sunday, August 18, 201308/18/2013

Man busted for pair of Stewart Avenue burglaries

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Suspect confronted in two separate burglary attempts, faces multiple charges

Sunday, August 18, 201308/18/2013

Two crashes at same scene; five taken to hospital

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Crashes occurred Saturday night on Route 13; downed wires closed portion of roadway through early Sunday

Saturday, August 17, 201308/17/2013

Dryden gas station robbed; police searching for suspect

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Police investigating robbery of Xtra Mart Sunoco Gas Station in Village of Dryden.

Saturday, August 17, 201308/17/2013

Theft of 840K coins sends NY meter-man to prison

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A former Buffalo, N.Y., parking meter mechanic has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing thousands of dollars in quarters while on the job.

Saturday, August 17, 201308/17/2013

Mom sues over son’s death in PA helicopter crash

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July crash left five dead; woman seeking more than $500,000 in damages.

Friday, August 16, 201308/16/2013

Ithaca adds 1,500 jobs between June and July 2013

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Between June and July of 2013, New York State’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.5%, remaining at its lowest level since February of 2009.

Friday, August 16, 201308/16/2013

Groton Olde Home Days Festival kicks off this weekend

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The Village of Groton has a beautiful weekend ahead for a big event.

Friday, August 16, 201308/16/2013

State auditors say Medicaid overpaid by $77 million

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New York auditors say nursing homes were overpaid $46 million from Medicaid while the state-run program overpaid $31 million for hospital care for patients who died within 24 hours after they were admitted.

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Hanshaw Road re-opened to two way traffic

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The year plus wait is over, as all of Hanshaw Road is back to two lane traffic.

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New York’s poverty levels remain steady, while Ithaca-area sees increase in need

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Census data shows 16% of New Yorkers live at poverty level, in line with national numbers; Ithaca-area agency says it has dedicated more money to income-related programs

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Pa. gunman Frein still at large; authorities comment on ties to Finger Lakes

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Prosecutors say documents related to 2006 arrest, conviction in Schuyler County were found on Eric Frein's nightstand during recent search of home

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New York gains 3,900 jobs in August

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State numbers show 21st straight month for job growth

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New York bans use of chemical in child products

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TDCPP is known to cause cancer; chemical is now banned from products such as toys, car seats in New York