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New York rejects over $500M in improper tax refunds

State expects to process 10 million returns this tax season

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First day of standardized tests brings opt-outs, concerns over impacts

Students in grades 3-8 are taking standardized tests through Thursday

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Community rallies for those displaced by Chapter House fire

More than 30 Cornell students were displaced as a result of the fire

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New York schools report test participation

Numbers of students choosing to opt out of this year's state tests vary in areas across the state.

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Ithaca historians speak on value of Chapter House

According to local accounts, the pub has been a community fixture since it opened its doors in the early 1900s.

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State lawmaker Silver’s son accused of defrauding investors out of $7 million

Marcello Trebitsch is accused of pocketing investment money, using it to repay other investors

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Domino’s franchisees to pay nearly $1 million for wage violations

Minimum wage, overtime, labor law violations led to settlement with franchisees

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Update: Crews put out fire on South Aurora Street

Report came just hours after fire crews responded to a blaze at The Chapter House.

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Record number of black bears killed in New York in 2014

1,628 black bears were killed by hunters, over 13 percent increase from 2013

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Police: Suspicious package on college campus was photography supplies

Lockdown occurred on Hamilton College campus Monday

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School closed on Onondaga Nation Reservation due to safety concerns

Police are conducting search for man wanted for recent crimes, including firing a gun near firefighters

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Fire damages Chapter House, neighboring building in Ithaca

Fire reported near popular pub on Stewart Avenue in Ithaca

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Thousands likely to sit out New York English, math tests

The statewide English assessments will be given Tuesday through Thursday to more than 1 million third- through eighth-grade students.

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Rep. Reed “looking for a leader” to take 2016 GOP nomination

Reed declined to formally endorse any of the current GOP candidates.

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FYI: This week, law enforcement are strictly enforcing texting while driving laws

The heavy enforcement period runs through Wednesday, April 15.

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Update: Suspicious package at NY college found to be no threat

Hamilton College was locked down Monday following threat received around 9:30 a.m.

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New York lawmakers consider adding labels to sugary drinks

Advocates say New York could set national trend; critics question effectiveness of idea

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Woman dies in Brooktondale house fire

State police are handling the investigation into the cause of the fire.

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Kitchen fires lead to busy Sunday night, Monday morning for Ithaca fire crews

Three separate fire calls came in; no injuries reported

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One arrested following stabbing in downtown Ithaca

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The incident was reported around 1:30 Friday near the intersection of West Buffalo and North Cayuga Streets.

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Part-time IC faculty continue drive to unionize

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Faculty members say a meeting Wednesday with administrators was productive, it's still unclear how the college will handle the situation.

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