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Lansing schools announce further cuts under GEA

School officials in Lansing say $330,000 in education aid will be withheld as part of this year's state budget plan.

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Central New York blanketed with more than 3 feet of snow

Parts of Oswego County reported 37 inches of snow over two-day period; wind, snow led to dozens of accidents in region

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$6.5 million upgrade coming to Watkins Glen State Park

State will invest $5 million in park, with another $1.5 million in grants, private investments expected; project will focus on moving parking area away from front of gorge

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State: Flu confirmed in 44 New York counties

New York State Health Department Commissioner Howard Zucker says lab-confirmed cases are in 44 counties around New York; healthcare workers who aren't vaccinated now required to wear masks

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Ithaca seeks input on bike plan near Commons

Part of Tioga Street in Ithaca will soon have to be repaved, and city officials are looking to put in bike plans on the block

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Cornell, Ithaca officials discuss future of apartment complex

The Maplewood Park apartment complex is scheduled to close this year, with new apartments opening in 2018.

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Judge plans to unseal documents in Sheldon Silver case

Judge in Sheldon Silver corruption case says she'll unseal redacted versions kept secret before his corruption trial in late 2015

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Cuomo: Let teens get HIV treatment without parental OK

Teens in New York don't need their parent's consent before seeking treatment for most sexually transmitted diseases.

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Red Cross issues safety advisory ahead of frigid weekend

Red Cross officials are giving New Yorkers tips on how to stay warm and avoid dangers like hypothermia and frostbite when outdoors.

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Student arrested, charged after fight at TC3

Two knives were found after an altercation outside of the campus cafeteria.

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Hammond sentenced in Cortland teen murder case

Michael Hammond was sentenced to 20 year to life in state prison for the murder of 16-year-old Amie Leland last year.

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Groton man hit by car dies from injuries

Robert Pless of Groton died Saturday after last week's accident along Route 38.

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Caroline parents voice frustration during meeting with ICSD

Families were sent a letter last week showing the elevated levels from testing done in August, and then again in January.

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Cuomo touts benefits of $15 minimum wage

The governor says the minimum wage hike will benefit millions of workers and increase wages by billions of dollars.

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Cortland County authorities make second meth bust in 2 weeks

Authorities arrested Christopher Baker, 26, of Taylor after finding meth-making materials in home Tuesday night; last week, two men were arrested with meth-making materials after traffic stop

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1 day ago

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

City officials will be sharing design plans to try and address multiple problem intersections.

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Snow, cold ready to take over in upstate New York

Lake effect snow advisories, warnings in place for much of central New York, parts of Finger Lakes; single-digit temperatures expected over the weekend

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2 days ago

Ithaca City School District, teachers have tentative deal

Ithaca Teachers Association, Ithaca City School District have been in contract negotiations for much of the school year; deal still needs approval of association, district's Board of Education

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Lansing schools announce further cuts under GEA

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School officials in Lansing say $330,000 in education aid will be withheld as part of this year's state budget plan.

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U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

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Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA's All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

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NASCAR revises green-white-checkered finish rule

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NASCAR has announced that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish format when late-race cautions come out.

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Central New York blanketed with more than 3 feet of snow

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Parts of Oswego County reported 37 inches of snow over two-day period; wind, snow led to dozens of accidents in region