Morning Newswatch

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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NY casino decision expected mid-December

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A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced December 17th.

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Grand jury reaches decision in Michael Brown shooting

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An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.

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Local crews return from Western NY snow cleanup

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A work crew dispatched from the Tompkins County Highway Division to help with snow cleanup in Western New York has returned home.

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Cornell senior named Rhodes Scholar

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Senior Rachel Harmon will graduate in May with degree from Cornell's ILR school

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FSU remains No. 1

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Florida State remains No. 1 with Alabama No. 2, Oregon third and Mississippi State fourth.