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Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

New York State Police provide an escort for Suffolk and Nassau County Department of Public Works trucks headed for Buffalo (photo courtesy of New York State Police)

After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns

Warmer weather and rain are in the forecast, and that's making people in the Buffalo area nervous.

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NY Casino board meets as decision nears

A decision on where to build up to four casinos in upstate New York could come any day.

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Cuomo suspends NY drug rules for the snowbound

Governor Cuomo has issued an emergency order intended to help snowbound residents of western New York keep getting prescription medications.

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NY Thruway reopens with restrictions

The western 132-mile section of the Thruway closed since Tuesday because of a massive lake-effect snow storm in New York has reopened with restrictions.

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Cayuga County teen enters guilty plea in stepfather’s death

Logan Jones could spend more than 15 years in prison

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Reed: President Obama turned his back on American citizens

Reed said President placed politics over interest of fellow citizens

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Smoke damage forces evacuation of Ithaca hotel

Fire happened Thursday night at Best Western in East Hill Plaza in Ithaca

Photo by Shelly Covert

Truckers find spots to wait out western New York storms

Over 250 truckers sat at truck stops Thursday as more snow hit western New York

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UPDATE: Snow storm to blame for 12 deaths

Officials say deaths tied to exposure to cold, car accident, heart attacks

Photo courtesy of the Dryden Fire Department Facebook page

Crews from Tompkins County head to snow-battered Buffalo

Members of the all-volunteer fire department in Dryden left for Buffalo Thursday night; municipal crews left Saturday

Ithaca City School District Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown (Courtesy of Dr. Brown's Twitter page)

ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown takes part in White House summit

Brown said the Ithaca City School District was praised for using technology effectively in the classroom setting.

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City, town of Ithaca negotiating fire protection services

The town is looking to pay less than they have in years past.

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Ithaca, Cortland rank high in health care enrollment

The Ithaca and Cortland areas had some of the highest enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act in the first enrollment season.

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Official: Bills home game to be relocated

A severe lake-effect snowstorm has led the NFL to relocate the game.

Photo courtesy of Cornell University

Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell chemistry professor, receives National Science Medal at White House ceremony

The medals handed out Thursday are the nation's highest honors for scientists.

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Olympic gold medalist to deliver Ithaca College commencement address

Meghan Musnicki earned the gold medal as a member of the U.S. national rowing team at the 2012 summer Olympics in London.

Photo by Shelly Covert

Red Cross helping more than 300 at shelters in western New York

Shelters were opened Tuesday, Wednesday from Pa. border to Buffalo area

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Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

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Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

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Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

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After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns

New York State Police provide an escort for Suffolk and Nassau County Department of Public Works trucks headed for Buffalo (photo courtesy of New York State Police)

Warmer weather and rain are in the forecast, and that's making people in the Buffalo area nervous.

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A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.