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Statewide ban on fracking has been formalized

Officials announced the decision on Monday, citing safety precautions as main concerns.

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Owners of Masonic Temple property plan for renovations

Ithaca Renting and the DIA are trying to secure a grant for renovations.

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Ithaca nears funding goal for fireworks celebration

City officials say they're close to reaching their $20,000 goal for this year's Community Fireworks.

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Sheriff’s Office issues high water advisory for Cayuga Lake

The advisory will be in effect until further notice, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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County workers lay out goals for wage increases

Advocates for workers in Tompkins County say they'd like the state minimum wage to more closely reflect an estimated living wage for the local area.

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Forum to address heroin problem in local area

The panel discussion will feature members of law enforcement, treatment, and recovery services.

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Suspects sought in Saturday West Village shooting

Police say they're looking for two men who are persons of interest in the investigation.

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Escaped convict David Sweat taken into custody

David Sweat has been on the run for almost three weeks after breaking out of prison.

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Man sentenced after failed escape at Planned Parenthood

Adam Smith, who fell through the ceiling while trying to hide at Ithaca's Planned Parenthood, faces prison time for a check cashing scheme.

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Credit union estimates living wage for Tompkins County

The yearly update by Alternatives now puts the living wage at around $13 to $14 an hour.

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Cortland County lawmakers vote down funding increase for TC3

TC3 leaders thought they had an agreement on 2% funding increase from Cortland County lawmakers

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Tompkins United Way, residents send love to Charleston

Several hundred people gathered at Ithaca High School Friday to spell out the phrase "Ithaca Loves Charleston".

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Police focus search back to wooded area near northern New York prison

Searches still focusing on areas of Adirondacks

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Realtors help the Newfield community after flooding

Ithaca realtors are helping in the clean up effort.

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Superintendent’s contract extended to 2020, no pay increase

The Superintendent of the City of Ithaca’s schools will be staying in the position for five more years.

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Teacher tells IHS class of ’15 to “share what makes you happy”

Ithaca High School celebrated their 140th graduation ceremony.

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Cornell president says we cannot be “complacent to racism”

Both the incoming and outgoing presidents released states on Thursday about the AME Church shooting.

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Local United Way sends message of solidarity to Charleston

Members say they'll gather with residents Friday morning to spell out a message of support to the South Carolina community.

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Lawmakers react to Supreme Court healthcare ruling

New York State lawmakers' reactions are mixed.

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Driver reported dead in Route 20 crash

Police say Cash Holtby was pronounced dead at the scene after his car veered into the path of a tractor trailer Wednesday night.

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Statewide ban on fracking has been formalized

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Officials announced the decision on Monday, citing safety precautions as main concerns.

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Owners of Masonic Temple property plan for renovations

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Ithaca Renting and the DIA are trying to secure a grant for renovations.

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Ithaca nears funding goal for fireworks celebration

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City officials say they're close to reaching their $20,000 goal for this year's Community Fireworks.

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Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

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The decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

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Sheriff’s Office issues high water advisory for Cayuga Lake

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The advisory will be in effect until further notice, according to the Sheriff's Office.