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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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New affordable housing complex opens in Ithaca

The Stone Quarry affordable housing apartments had their official ribbon-cutting Monday.

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Kirk Cousins gets the start in Washington

Coach Jay Gruden has announced that Cousins will be his starting quarterback for the season, saying the Michigan State product gives his team the best chance to win.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

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College really is ‘higher’ education

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 1

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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One wild ride

This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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New York to review care of retired racehorses

State gaming officials say racehorses should be able to live full lives after their racing days are over.

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Cuomo, other NY officials taking trip to Puerto Rico

The trip to Puerto Rico kicked off Monday afternoon.

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Bear Walk aims to build better relationships between students and residents

After receiving feedback from participants, there will be a fair incorporated into the fair.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

September is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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Electronic billboard for Center Ithaca denied

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Officials say they worry the proposed sign for Center Ithaca could disturb residents and detract from the Commons.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

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Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Former leader of Ithaca civic group arrested for grand larceny

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Micah Martorelli of Ithaca is charged with stealing over $6,000 from his organization in the span of around four months.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.