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Cayuga Heights man charged with murder

Police say a Cayuga Heights man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder following a domestic incident on Thanksgiving Day.

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Snow has little impact on holiday travel

Despite a snowstorm that hit on one of the busiest travel days of the year, highways and airports across New York have seen few big problems.

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State Police: Beefed up patrols to continue through weekend

Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean police in New York state are ending their stepped-up holiday enforcement.

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Yet again, power plant in Lansing gets extension from New York

Extension means decision on plant likely won't come until 2015

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Black Friday protest planned at Ithaca Wal-Mart

Groups pushing for increased minimum wage, support for workers at Wal-Mart, other retail stores

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Five arrested on drug trafficking charges

Authorities seized 108 bags of heroin, 2.4 grams of crack cocaine.

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Local retailers gearing up for Black Friday

Arguably the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday is in the sights of retailers.

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Cortland YMCA preps for annual Turkey Trot

The Cortland YMCA will hold its annual Turkey Trot, the last and largest of the 6 races in the Borg Warner/Cortland YMCA Race Series on Thanksgiving Day.

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Travel restrictions in place in parts of New York; 2-4 inches still expected in Ithaca

State shutting down heavily-traveled highway in Hudson Valley, Catskills; delays expected on roads, at airports

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Myrick: Protester arrests would breed counterproductive reaction

Ithaca's Mayor reacted to Ferguson protests that spilled into city streets Tuesday night

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Poll: New Yorkers spending the same for holidays, still giving to charity

Spending to remain consistent among holiday shoppers in New York; three-fourths of New Yorkers plan to give to charity

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Vigil turns into march, protest, as more than 100 block Ithaca streets

Planned vigil turned into march; police closed down multiple streets throughout Ithaca

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Faith leaders decry legislative pay hike

Nuns and other faith leaders are pushing back on efforts by New York state lawmakers to raise their own salaries.

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Tompkins County unemployment dips below 4%

The Ithaca-area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in all of New York State, now dipping below 4%.

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Funeral services set for Army veteran killed in western New York snowstorm

Robert Cedar, 30, of Pennsylvania was killed while trying to help clear snow away from father's truck

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Southern Tier man pleads guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

Prosecutors say man was drunk when he drove wrong way on Rochester highway

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Three contractors injured in explosion on SUNY Cortland campus

Explosion happened after 7 a.m. at construction site of Student Life Center

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Vigil planned in Ithaca in response to Ferguson grand jury decision

Vigil planned for 5 p.m. in downtown Ithaca

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UPDATE: Winter storm to bring 2 – 4 inches of snow to Ithaca area

A Nor'easter will develop Wednesday along the East Coast.

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NY casino decision expected mid-December

A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced December 17th.

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