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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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VP at Cornell’s NYC Tech campus to lead college in Adirondacks

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Cathy Dove will start job at Paul Smith's College Sept. 1

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Heavy rains flood out Thruway, lead to closures

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16-mile stretch of Interstate 90 was shut down Monday morning due to significant flooding

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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South African Tim Clark wins Canadian Open

Tim Clark tees off the 12th hole during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal GC - Blue Course on July 26, 2014.

South African Tim Clark sank a six-foot par putt to beat American Jim Furyk by one stroke at the Canadian Open.