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Rabid bobcat attacks man in Tioga County

A Tioga County man was attacked by a bobcat this week that was confirmed to be rabid.

The Tioga County Health Department says the man was attacked in the Town of Nichols.

The health department says if you are going to be outdoors that you be aware of your surroundings and on the lookout for animals that are acting unusual.

Supervise young children playing outdoors and inform older children to avoid and stay away from animals.

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UPDATE: Woman dies after fall at Taughannock Falls State Park

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The woman reportedly fell between 80 and 100 feet from the South Rim Trail of the park; she was taken to Syracuse hospital, where she died from her injuries

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Woman dies from fall in Taughannock Falls State Park

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Park officials say a 24-year-old woman died Saturday after a fall from a cliff in the park Friday.

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Effects of environmental rules unclear for New York

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New national environmental guidelines are drawing praise and criticism from supporters of coal-fired power plants in New York.

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Gillibrand tours Ithaca startup works, holds business roundtable

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The New York senator held discussions with the owners of startup business ventures in Ithaca Monday.

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TECH MINUTE: Cornell professor discusses possibilities of photonics

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WHCU's Kyle Robertson speaks with Cornell physics professor Frank Wise on the science of photonics.