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The cost of Christmas
The cost of Christmas

Professor of Economics at Ithaca College Elia Kacapyr examines the cost of a typical holiday in Tompkins County.

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Tourism brings more than $100 billion to New York

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York was the most visited state by overseas travelers for the 14th year in a row.

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Ithaca assemblywoman urges transition from fossil fuels

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

70 elected officials signed a letter to the governor, fighting a ratepayer subsidy of a local power plant.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

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Holiday week traffic boost expected along US-Canada border

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Customs officials say they expect a major boost in border traffic this weekend and next weekend.