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Searching for a new heart

WHCU’s Pete Blanchard speaks with Fred Knewstub, a retired Ithaca teacher who made headlines last week after his search for a new heart led to a personal campaign to raise awareness for organ donation.

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1 min ago in Local

Report: Authorities make progress in major Schuyler County meth investigation

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WENY-TV reports that 14 arrests were made this week after year-long investigation into meth conspiracy ring in Schuyler County

2 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

3 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

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Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

4 hours ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

4 hours ago in National

U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

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The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.