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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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Ithaca police chief: Heroin is “an epidemic” in our community

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From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

It’s a problem for law enforcement, health officials, and maybe someone you know.

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Voters to decide on extra $500k for Newfield school project

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Money will be used to add new heating, cooling systems at auditorium for high school, middle school

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Police look for man involved in fatal hit-and-run in Tioga County

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Police say couple was jogging in town of Tioga Saturday morning when they were hit by car, which fled the scene

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Police: Woman stole $160K from community volunteer organization

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A Seneca County woman is accused of stealing more than $160,000 from a community volunteer organization.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.