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Bill Gates in Ithaca for building dedication

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was in Ithaca Wednesday.

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SPCA: ‘Lilly’ recovering from gunshot wounds, more surgeries ahead

The two year old German shepherd shot twice in the face last month continues its slow but promising recovery.

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NY to increase minority state contractors

New York state is looking to increase the number of state contracts going to businesses owned by women and minorities.

William Park, Sr., 34, of Danby, was arrested Tuesday after police found items in his car and home that were taken from storage units throughout Tompkins County.

Police: Danby man stole items from storage units

William Park, Sr., 34, was arrested Tuesday.

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Ithaca police issue warning on “student loan” phone scam

Ithaca Police are warning residents of a phone scam circulating in the area.

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Wednesday morning crash slows traffic on Route 281 in Cortland

A two car crash at the intersection of Route 281 and McLean Road in Cortland earlier today caused some traffic issues during the morning commute.

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New York lawmaker arrested following lengthy investigation

William Scarborough said in March that investigators looked through his home, office to investigate daily expense claims

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Frustrated with Commons delays, Ithaca biz owners to speak out Wednesday

Business owners are speaking out after they say delays have hurt their bottom line

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Bill Gates to tour Cornell campus

A pioneer in computer technology is in Ithaca today.

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United Way holds 18th annual “Day of Caring”

A crowd of supporters came to Stewart Park Tuesday to kick off the event.

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$1,000 reward for info on Cortland cat shootings

The shootings occurred earlier this month in the City of Cortland and the town of Cincinattus.

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Dog control officer charged with animal cruelty

Authorities say the dog control officer for a central New York town has been charged with animal cruelty after more than 200 dogs and cats were found living in filthy conditions on her property.

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NY’s medical marijuana request ‘unprecedented’

New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program.

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TCAT’s Green Street waiting station closed temporarily

As of Tuesday, the TCAT passenger waiting area at the Green Street Station in the City of Ithaca is closed.

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Lansing brothers die in fatal ATV-bike crash

The brothers were put on life support following the accident, and were not expected to survive.

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USC provost named next Cornell president

Elizabeth Garrett, provost of University of Southern California, will be the next president of Cornell University.

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Police: 80-year-old killed after truck jumps curb in Cortland County

One person killed, second injured in truck/pedestrian accident in McGraw

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Ithaca Police investigating attempted robbery, carjacking

Incident happened around 9 p.m. Monday night near intersection of Eddy, East Buffalo streets

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UPDATE: Police identify man killed in Lansing farm accident

Incident happened around 3 p.m. Monday off Lansingville Road

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SPCA: ‘Lilly’ recovering from gunshot wounds, more surgeries ahead

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Photo courtesy of the SPCA of Tompkins County

The two year old German shepherd shot twice in the face last month continues its slow but promising recovery.