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Obama signs New York state disaster declaration

In response to last month's blockbuster storm that dumped more than 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area.

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City to use state money for upgrades at Ithaca Falls

$97,500 award will help create overlooks, better walkways for visitors to waterfall location off Lake Street

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Police shutter Albany-area home where 5-year-old was killed

Home west of Albany had number of code violations; 19-year-old Tiffany VanAlstyne charged with murder

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Police: Man died from loss of blood after Cortland stabbing

Police say stabbing victim died from loss of blood following Saturday incident

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State lawmakers call for bulletproof glass in all New York police cars

Group of four Republican lawmakers have called for idea to be phased in; call follows killing of two NYPD officers Saturday

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Is television making us fat? An increasing amount of research says yes.

Researchers at Cornell University say watching action programs on TV makes you more likely to eat unhealthy.

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Ithaca airbnb hosts asked to comply with local tax laws

There are about 240 Airbnb listings in the Ithaca area.

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Politicians, unions, religious leaders react to killing of two NYPD officers

Two officers were shot, killed while sitting in patrol car Saturday afternoon

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As New York expands casino gaming, Oneidas announce casino plans east of Syracuse

New "Wizard of Oz"-themed casino due to open in Spring of 2015

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A white Christmas in Ithaca? Forecasters say there’s a good shot

Climatologists at Cornell University have broken down the numbers.

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UPDATE: Police identify Cortland stabbing victim as Syracuse man

Man's body was found inside apartment on Northcliffe Road just after 2 p.m. Saturday

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Police: Upstate New York woman was drunk while applying to become Meals on Wheels driver

Investigators say woman had blood-alcohol level three times legal limit during interview north of Albany

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Heroin fight heads to New York movie theaters

PSA's will run before select PG-13, R-rated movies in New York through early January

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Cayuga County man admits guilt in failed airport project

Kenneth Coon Jr., partner defrauded bank out of $300k

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Police say gunman “assassinated” two NYC officers, committed suicide in subway station

Attack on officers in patrol car happened Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn

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AP: Two NYC officers ambushed, killed inside patrol car

Attack happened Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn

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Helicopter to fly over Cornell campus

The helicopter will perform an infrared scan of the university's steam distribution system.

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NY woman accused of killing her 5-year-old cousin

Tiffany Van Alstyne is being arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Kenneth White.

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Report: Fallen Ithaca marine Christopher Bordoni’s medals stolen in North Carolina

TV report says Christopher Bordoni's military medals, along with other items, were stolen from home Wednesday in North Carolina

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Focus of New York’s medical marijuana debate could shift to list of ailments

Medical marijuana program likely won't be ready in New York until 2016

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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Obama signs New York state disaster declaration

Photo by Shelly Covert

In response to last month's blockbuster storm that dumped more than 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area.

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City to use state money for upgrades at Ithaca Falls

Flooding

$97,500 award will help create overlooks, better walkways for visitors to waterfall location off Lake Street

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Police shutter Albany-area home where 5-year-old was killed

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Home west of Albany had number of code violations; 19-year-old Tiffany VanAlstyne charged with murder

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Police: Man died from loss of blood after Cortland stabbing

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Police say stabbing victim died from loss of blood following Saturday incident