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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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Next step taken for $15/hour wage for fast-food workers

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On Friday, board that came up with recommendation filed paperwork with State Department of Labor; final approval could come in September

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Man accused of knocking upstate New York officer unconscious

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Suspect was reportedly dancing in street with traffic cone; officer attempted to get him to stop when attack occurred

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Standoff in Sayre ends, man taken into custody

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The subject’s name has not been released at this time.

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Person falls off cliff at Taughannock Falls State Park

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Emergency workers at Taughannock Falls State Park say one person was extracted and airlifted to a hospital.

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New arrest for snow plow scammer first charged in Tompkins County

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Thomas Zackoski, 28, faces charges in Tompkins County, across central New York; latest arrest came Thursday night in Oswego County