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October is fire prevention month
October is fire prevention month

Lieutenant in the Ithaca Fire Department Tommy Basher says the real danger lies in your kitchen and explains that the best investment you can make for your family’s safety is a 9-volt battery.

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7 hours ago in Local

Gibson says he won’t run for New York governor in 2018

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Chris Gibson, congressman from Hudson Valley, was exploring run for state's top office, is not running for another term in Congress

10 hours ago in Local

NY attorney general praises changes in drug laws, police shooting policy

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Attorney general Eric Schneiderman says changes in NY like drug laws and police shooting policies should be models nationally.

10 hours ago in Local

Ithaca Police raid Newfield trailer, find crack cocaine

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Police arrested a Newfield man after discovering crack cocaine in the trailer with a total value of over $1,000.

12 hours ago in Sports

Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

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Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

14 hours ago in Local

TECH MINUTE: Improvements in farming could fight climate change

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A Cornell University professor says better soil management in farming can help cut down on greenhouse gases.