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Swooning over the new Star Trek
Swooning over the new Star Trek

Ithaca Journal film critic Beth Saulnier can’t contain her enthusiasm over Star Trek: Into Darkness.

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Most Americans see unaccompanied immigrant kids as refugees

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About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.

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Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

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Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against the President, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner says.

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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan

A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip July 29, 2014.

Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.

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Former NYC Councilman convicted of bribery

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The U.S. attorney's office says former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran has been convicted of bribery charges.

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NY commits $27M to grow wood heat industry

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Governor Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency wood heating systems in New York.