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Report: 1 in 4 New Yorkers don’t have access to minimal Internet speeds

Reports finds Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley trailing in providing minimal broadband Internet service speeds

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U.S. defense chief to visit northern New York next week

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit Fort Drum to discuss possible troop reductions there

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Teen killed in Tioga County crash laid to rest

Michael Dmochowski was killed last Friday night in crash in Tioga County

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Dragon Day celebration set for Friday afternoon

Dragon Day Parade to be held at 1 p.m. Friday

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“City Hall in Your Neighborhood” brings local government to the people

A series of two events this week allowed residents some personal time with the officials that run the City of Ithaca.

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New York State remains silent on future of Cayuga Power Plant

The state panel tasked with deciding the fate of the Cayuga Power Plant has been silent on the issue.

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Cornell students call for changes from trustees

Student protesters marched on the Board of Trustees meeting on campus Thursday to demand more influence on campus and an end to rising costs.

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Local police officers cover use of force in community class

In Wednesday night's meeting of Ithaca's Citizen Police Academy, officers discussed how they make decisions to deal with situations.

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Ithaca Police: Phone scams still prevalent

One scam involves a caller claiming to be from the IRS.

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Backers extend affordable housing program for Tompkins

An affordable housing program between the city of Ithaca, Tompkins County and Cornell University will continue under an agreement reached this week.

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Census: Tompkins sees population growth, neighboring counties see declines

Tompkins County saw its population increase by roughly 0.3% between July 2013, 2014

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19 charged after fight at Southern Tier high school

Fight happened last Wednesday at school in Elmira

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5 high-profile responses to Cornell controversy over group’s video

Some stood behind Cornell Wednesday; others called it "extreme liberalism"

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Ithaca schools’ 2015 budget easier to swallow

2014 was a tough budget year for taxpayers in the Ithaca City School District, but school officials say 2015 is looking better.

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NY speaker: Minimum wage hike should be a part of budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says a minimum wage increase must be “on the table”…

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Cornell lays out economic opportunities for Board of Trustees

In a presentation Wednesday, members of the school's Committee for University Relations described plans on how to grow Cornell's current and future programs.

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Skorton criticizes “shoddy piece of journalism”

"Project Veritas, the organization behind this shoddy piece of “journalism” has been repeatedly vilified for dishonest, deceitful activity."

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Cornell comes under fire for official’s comments on ISIS, visit to campus

Video done by group positions Cornell assistant dean in favor of visit by ISIS fighter for "training camp"

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Caroline to discuss future of ambulance service for town

A public meeting will be held Wednesday night to try and determine how one town will move forward with its ambulance…

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State considers proposal to give tax credits to music industry

Proposal would give music production companies up to 35 percent tax credits

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Kentucky rolls Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional

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Kentucky's Marcus Lee, right, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Jonathan Holton during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland.

Top-seed Kentucky advances after defeating West Virginia 78-39 rout of West Virginia in the Midwest Regional.

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New York buildings collapse in possible gas blast

Firefighters battle a fire at the site of a residential apartment building collapse and fire in New York City's East Village neighborhood, March 26, 2015.

Four apartment buildings in New York City caught fire from an apparent gas explosion, causing 19 injuries.