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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

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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

In News

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

In News

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

In News

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

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Friday, August 16, 201308/16/2013

State auditors say Medicaid overpaid by $77 million

In News

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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Toll violators could face registration suspensions

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Drivers who repeatedly speed through New York state toll booths without a working E-ZPass would see their vehicle registrations suspended under legislation being considered by lawmakers.

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Trial for ex-Senate leader Bruno set for May

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When the former leader of New York's Senate goes to trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.

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Western NY man dies in tractor accident

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Police say a 77-year-old western New York man is dead after being run over by a tractor.

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Lansing water tank contains carcinogens

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The Town of Lansing is facing similar troubles with one of their water tanks as the Town of Ulysses; it contains elevated levels of carcinogens.

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Tburg Travel Baseball moving forward

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The Trumansburg Travel Baseball League is gearing up for another season following an unfortunate instance where a former treasurer has been accused of embezzling money from its coffers.