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State gets “F” in education
State gets “F” in education

Executive Director of the Alliance for Quality Education Billy Easton explains why the state is failing our students.

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NYC Mayor: Utley “guilty as sin” for slide on Mets shortstop


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio likened slide by Chase Utley on Ruben Tejada to "tackle"; de Blasio will attend Game 3 in New York Monday night

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Reports: Cayuga County man fired shot at girlfriend during dispute


Incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday in Venice, Cayuga County; police say Michael Dec fired shot at girlfriend, hit wall behind her

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Cayea trial shines spotlight on Ithaca’s domestic violence problems

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The Advocacy Center reports the case of Benjamin Cayea highlights the problem of domestic violence in the Ithaca area.

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Hochul leads New York delegation to Puerto Rico

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul joined Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick in a walking tour of the Commons Monday.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul traveled with state's health commissioner, secretary of state; Hochul trip expected to last until Wednesday

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UPDATE: No explosives found after bomb threat in downtown Ithaca


Police shut down portions of Seneca, Tioga just before 3 p.m., after call indicating bomb threat; no explosive device was found, and roads were reopened at 5 p.m.