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Beers & steins & everything
Beers & steins & everything

Executive Chef of Wegmans in Ithaca Mike Washburn provides a glimpse of the endless selection of beers for the holidays.

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Woman admits to stealing, selling gun used to shoot Ithaca officer

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Ciera Leann Bennett is due to be sentenced in March, faces up to 10 years in prison

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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NY proposes rules for medical marijuana

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It authorizes patients with one of 10 diseases to be able to obtain non-smokeable versions of the drug.

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AMBER alert issued for 5-year-old abducted in Albany County

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Two suspects wearing all black and ski masks forced entry into a home and abducted the child.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.