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Food Bank kicks off Hunger Action Month, packages over 1,400 meals

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier hosted its first ever 12 hours of continuous giving last Thursday.


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President Obama to ‘run wild’ with survivalist Bear Grylls

NBC released some clips of the upcoming episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," and while the president did try some exotic cuisine, he got off easier than other former guests.


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Vanessa Williams to return to Miss America after 3 decades

Three decades after she gave up the crown amid a nude photo scandal, the 1984 winner is returning to the Miss America pageant.


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Goodell denies connection between ‘Deflategate’ and ‘Spygate’

The NFL Commissioner denied allegations that he came down hard on the New England Patriots over "Deflategate" because the league was light-handed in dealing with the team over the a spying scandal in 2007.


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CY Radio Group sends team to Spartan College Classic

The Spartan Race raised $21,000 for the United Way of Tompkins County this weekend.

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IC students protest officers’ treatment of students of color

Resident assistants say campus officers are making students of color feel uncomfortable.


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Congress plunging into debate on Iran nuclear deal

Lawmakers head into tense debate on the Iran nuclear deal as they return to Washington from a five-week summer recess.

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Farmer finds dummy missile dropped by Army helicopter

Officials say the non-explosive missile was lost during a training flight last week.


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TECH MINUTE: Cornell engineers explore science through Star Wars

Students and faculty at Cornell are using concepts from the famous franchise to expand their understanding of the sciences.

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Sexual assault reported on SUNY Cortland campus

SUNY Cortland officials and police say a suspect has been arrested and charged with the crime.

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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Caped ‘superhero’ fighting for legal pot instead of fighting crime

A caped green superhero stumping for marijuana legalization votes at Ohio college campuses and bars has sparked debate over its impact on children.


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Sheriff: Driver turned against red arrow in Route 13 crash

One person was injured in Route 13 crash in Lansing Monday afternoon; sheriff says driver turned against red arrow, leading to accident

Los Angeles premiere of 'San Andreas' held at TCL Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson saves a dog in Labor Day pool drama

The "Furious 7" star turned into a real-life action hero.


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Kitchen fire displaces 2 from Ithaca apartment

Ithaca Fire officials say kitchen fire started before 8 p.m. Monday at apartment on South Titus Avenue; no injuries reported


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‘Star Trek’s’ Captain Kirk writes an autobiography

"The Autobiography of James T. Kirk – The Story of Starfleet’s Greatest Captain," will be published by Titan Books on Tuesday - 49 years to the day after "Star Trek" premiered on television in 1966.


in Lifestyle

New app lets friends virtually walk each other home

Companion is being used on college campuses across the country.


in Sports

Williams sisters to put family ties to ultimate test

Family ties will be stretched to the limit when Serena and Venus Williams clash in a compelling U.S. Open quarter-final on Tuesday where much more than sibling bragging rights will be on the line.


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Boston awaits release of new Bulger movie ‘Black Mass’

Anticipation is building in South Boston for a new movie about convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.


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End to Brady suspension a game-changer for NFL fantasy football

The New England Patriots star quarterback will suit up this Thursday for his team’s season opener, after U.S. District Judge Richard Berman threw out the National Football League’s four-game suspension against him in the now notorious “Deflategate” case.


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WATCH: 4-year-old boy, his dog rescued from well in Mississippi

The boy had been trapped in a well nearly 25 feet deep, and only about a foot and a half wide.

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New York, Facebook team up to fight sex trafficking

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Officials say the partnership opens up "a new front" in the fight to combat online sex trafficking.

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Business leaders oppose $15 minimum wage hike


Members of the Business Council of New York say they're against raising minimum wage to $15 an hour for many reasons.

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Health Department seeks information after dog bite


Health officials say the dog bit a man on Sunday, and needs to be found and checked for rabies.

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Reed speaks in Washington on education, college tuition


Congressman Tom Reed says he has a new plan for education to lower tuition costs using endowment money.

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Mistrial declared in Charles Tan murder case


After eight days of deliberations, judge in Charles Tan murder case declared mistrial Thursday morning; Charles Tan will remain free on bail