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State Senator Tom O'Mara speaks to area residents at a town hall meeting held at the Franziska Racker Centers in Ithaca, Wed. Feb. 12, 2014

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O’Mara bill would allow NY farmers to grow hemp

State Senator Tom O’Mara has introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow hemp.

Hamid Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, Inc., spoke to Ithaca College students Tuesday as part of an event sponsored by The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY)

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Chobani secures $750M investment from TPG

Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital.

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NY Fire companies seek volunteers

Fire departments from around New York state are opening their doors this weekend as they look for new volunteer members.

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Cornell; ND to start $4.5M for study of “hope and optimism”

$3.8 million is going to a partnership between Cornell University and Notre Dame to study “hope and optimism”.

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NY casino contenders face application fee deadline

A state gambling panel will pick up to four winning applications in the fall.

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$100K going to repair gorge trails in Taughannock Falls State Park

$90 million is being issued to parks and historic sites across New York State for much needed renovations and repairs.

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Jets officially returning to Cortland for summer training camp

SUNY Cortland will be hosting the New York Jets this summer for their 2014 training camp.

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Cornell lands $600k in federal money to study rice

Money was part of $6 million awarded by USDA for research related to climate change

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Ithaca company on cutting edge of development for HIV tests

Rheonix has now received a six-figure grant from NIH to develop test to detect, confirm HIV

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Cortland Price Chopper issues ground beef recall

Price Chopper is issuing a voluntary recall on store brand ground beef sold on April 22 at the Cortland store on Route 13.

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No bills for Jills: Buffalo cheerleaders suing football team

Cheerleaders claim they weren't paid, were left open to sexual harassment

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Transgender BOCES student files discrimination complaint

Student says he was continuously discriminated against by teacher, says civil rights were violated

Crews began demolition of the Commons in April 2013. The third and final phase of the project will start in the spring/Photo by Pete Blanchard

Tuesday

City looks to keep playground in Commons redesign

The project manager for the rebuild of the Ithaca Commons says he hopes to keep the playground in the redesign.

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Tuesday

ICSD Board of Education approves $113M budget

District residents will vote on the 2014-15 spending plan on May 20.

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Tuesday

Cornell lab secures funding for operations, shows off lab to lawmakers

Senator Chuck Schumer, Congressman Tom Reed have visited Cornell CHESS lab this week to see operations in action

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Tuesday

Casino contenders pay $1M fee as deadline nears

Tioga Downs, Traditions Resort pushing for Southern Tier site; deadline is Wednesday to submit applications

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Tuesday

CUPD taking part in Buckle Up NY

The Cornell University Police are participating in a Buckle Up New York campaign through May 5th.

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Tuesday

Tompkins County gets proposals to redevelop Old Library

Tompkins County has received six expressions of interest to redevelop the Old Library site.

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Tuesday

Texas Gov. making second job-poaching trip to NY

Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.

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Tuesday

Schneiderman: Retailer won’t bar ex-con job seekers

New York authorities have reached an agreement with a national home goods retailer to end its policy of disqualifying job seekers who have a felony record.

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O’Mara bill would allow NY farmers to grow hemp

State Senator Tom O'Mara speaks to area residents at a town hall meeting held at the Franziska Racker Centers in Ithaca, Wed. Feb. 12, 2014

State Senator Tom O’Mara has introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow hemp.

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Chobani secures $750M investment from TPG

Hamid Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, Inc., spoke to Ithaca College students Tuesday as part of an event sponsored by The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY)

Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital.

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NY Fire companies seek volunteers

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Fire departments from around New York state are opening their doors this weekend as they look for new volunteer members.

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Cornell; ND to start $4.5M for study of “hope and optimism”

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$3.8 million is going to a partnership between Cornell University and Notre Dame to study “hope and optimism”.

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.