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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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Report: 55 percent of Alzheimer’s patients aren’t given diagnosis

Many doctors who diagnose their patients with Alzheimer’s disease fail to tell the patient the news.

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New state law could loosen regulations on local sales of fireworks

The Tompkins County Legislature is considering a resolution to allow the sale of sparklers at certain times of the year.

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Local man arrested after proximity to two separate crimes

Phillip Campbell of Dryden was arrested by Ithaca Police after being found near the scenes of two separate incidents.

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City victorious in discrimination lawsuit

A federal court threw out a lawsuit Tuesday filed by former IPD officer Douglas Wright back in 2012.

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MMA star Rousey meets with Cuomo to discuss legalizing sport

Ronda Rousey said Monday that governor expressed support for legalizing sport

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Binghamton’s police chief place on leave after sexual harassment claims

Chief Joseph Zikuski is accused of harassing officer in Binghamton Police Department

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Barn fire shuts down Route 79 west of Ithaca

Fire was spotted just before 3 a.m. Tuesday along Route 79

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Southern Tier highway boss admits taking $65k from town

Roger Burlew, former highway superintendent in Erin, Chemung County, admitted to taking goods, services for private business

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Cuomo spokeswoman: “Nothing has changed” on ethics promise

Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he won't sign state budget without some sort of deal on ethics reform

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Two women hit by own cars in two separate Ithaca accidents

Two incidents left two females with significant injuries Monday

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Cornell donates $400,000 to build bike-pedestrian path

The bike-pedestrian path will run along Pine Tree Road, from Maple Avenue to the Route 366 intersection.

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New York reopens bidding process for Southern Tier casino

Tioga Downs has expressed interest in building a casino.

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Simeon’s owner draws comparisons between restaurant, Commons rebuilds

Rich Avery says he sympathizes with those who want Commons rebuild to wrap up

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Poll: New Yorkers believe ethics, education reforms should be separated

Siena Research Institute poll also finds overwhelming support for raising minimum wage to $10.50/hour and higher

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State budget battle includes disputes over clean-up plans for industrial sites

Report finds system for cleaning up former industrial sites has cost New York $1.4B

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

Harris murder trial enters 7th week

Cal Harris is on trial for murder for third time in connection with 2001 disappearance of estranged wife Michele

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Mesko sentenced to state prison time

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The former Cornell student allegedly entered a woman's bedroom and sexually assaulted her in March 2013.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.