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State Police looking for missing Newfield woman

Carolynn Weeks, of Newfield, was last seen Tuesday afternoon; New York State Police leading investigation into her whereabouts

Andrew Cuomo announces minimum wage will be raised to 11.50 an hour at the 2015 Opportunity Agenda at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Educational Center in Harlem

Featuring: Andrew Couomo
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 23 Feb 2015
Credit: Winston Burris/WENN.com

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Cuomo calls for investigation into western New York coal plant

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to know why Dunkirk plant, operated by NRG Energy, wasn't converted from coal power to natural gas

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City to meet with Ithaca residents on Spencer Rd sidewalk and traffic study

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Snow, cold ready to take over in upstate New York

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Ithaca City School District, teachers have tentative deal

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Cuomo opposes major New York bank acquisition

Governor Andrew Cuomo says proposed acquisition of Buffalo-based First Niagara by KeyCorp would reduce banking competition in upstate New York

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White deer proposal voted down in Seneca County

The proposal would have given county supervisors control over the land the white deer currently live on.

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Finger Lakes Land Trust looks to expand Six Mile Creek protected area

The Land Trust is looking for funding to buy up the land, which scientists say is one of the most valuable areas in the county.

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11 Buffalo-area children go to hospital after SUV runs into bus

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NY man sentenced for killing vacationing teenage girl

Authorities say the man drowned the teen after meeting her at Brennan Beach.

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Electrical fire damages Town of Ithaca home, no injuries

The electrical fire happened Wednesday morning; firefighters say no occupants or animals were injured.

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Residents ask for lower speed limit on Ithaca road, cite student safety

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Meeting planned to answer water questions at Caroline school

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New York lawmakers propose tax deferrals for childcare costs

Democrats in New York State Senate rolled out plan to allow families to keep up to $2,000 of state taxes for childcare; money would be paid back after child enters school

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Lawmakers remain split on right-to-die debate in New York

Debate focuses on whether terminally-ill New Yorkers should be allowed to choose to end their lives; opponents say any action needs to be taken cautiously

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3 injured in Route 13 crash in Newfield

Head-on crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 13 near Burdge Hill Road

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Cortland lawmakers consider setting up dog park in city

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O’Mara, lawmakers aim to “Plant Seeds” for new farmers

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Groton landlord takes village to court over nuisance law

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IC trustees outline search for new college president

The trustees say they'll be getting input from all levels of the campus community as President Tom Rochon prepares to retire.

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State Police looking for missing Newfield woman

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Carolynn Weeks, of Newfield, was last seen Tuesday afternoon; New York State Police leading investigation into her whereabouts

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Cuomo calls for investigation into western New York coal plant

Andrew Cuomo announces minimum wage will be raised to 11.50 an hour at the 2015 Opportunity Agenda at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Educational Center in Harlem

Featuring: Andrew Couomo
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 23 Feb 2015
Credit: Winston Burris/WENN.com

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to know why Dunkirk plant, operated by NRG Energy, wasn't converted from coal power to natural gas

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