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Chamber president challenges legislature
Chamber president challenges legislature

President of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Jean McPheeters is questioning the rampant corruption and lack of local representation in Albany.

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Statewide ban on fracking has been formalized

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Officials announced the decision on Monday, citing safety precautions as main concerns.

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Owners of Masonic Temple property plan for renovations

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Ithaca Renting and the DIA are trying to secure a grant for renovations.

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Ithaca nears funding goal for fireworks celebration

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City officials say they're close to reaching their $20,000 goal for this year's Community Fireworks.

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Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

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The decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

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Sheriff’s Office issues high water advisory for Cayuga Lake

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The advisory will be in effect until further notice, according to the Sheriff's Office.