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Statewide alliance: Re-fire plants in Lansing, Dunkirk

One group that has offered their support for the re-powering of the Cayuga Power Plant is the Manufacturers Alliance of New York.

President Randy Wolken says re-firing is one of the many options to provide competitive prices for electricity. He addressed the position of some that transmission lines should be upgraded instead.

“I think we should do both,” Wolken said. “Whether you are talking commerce, jobs, economy or the environment, repowering of these plants is a win-win for New York State.”

Wolken says cost increases for power are a big factor when companies decide if they want to stay and grow in New York.

 

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Albany parole violator arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

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Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

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Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

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The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

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Ithaca area gets another Start Up NY business

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The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

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Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

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NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

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New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.