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No injuries reported in Cayuga Correctional Facility fire

Fire started after 5 p.m. Sunday at facility in Moravia

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Chemical treatments set for Seneca Lake tributary

Treatments start Tuesday to deal with parasitic sea lampreys preying on salmon, trout

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Skorton addresses Cornell’s ties to Qatar, concerns over country’s government

Critics have called for Cornell to revisit commitment in Qatar, due to concerns over that government's link to militia, extremist groups

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Dryden police options to be detailed in Monday meeting

Village deciding on whether to reduce service, cut department

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State: New Yorkers being targeted by tax scams

Scammers claim to work for attorney, tell victim they owe outstanding state tax debt

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SUNY schools implement travel ban, step up response to Ebola threat

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher sent letter to campus leaders on Friday

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Cornell issues travel restrictions in response to Ebola

University issued travel restrictions to west Africa, "strongly discouraged" hosting anyone from countries under travel warnings from CDC

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Cornell to get $850K for research, nutrition education

Cornell University is one of five universities across the country to be designated as a Center of Excellence for Research and Nutrition Education.

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Cuomo tabs judge from Albany for top court

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has selected a midlevel appellate judge from Albany for the state's highest court.

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Cornell cuts ties with JanSport

Cornell University has severed ties with a major apparel company.

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Influx of animals forces Cortland County SPCA to shut doors for one week

The Cortland County SPCA has to shut its doors again due to an influx of animals.

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Lansing schools to move forward with major solar project

School officials predict up to $1.4 million in savings over 20-year span

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Cornell set to increase campaign goal to $5.75B

Cornell Now campaign raises money for university's campuses in Ithaca, New York City

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As health care workers prep for Ebola, New York also focusing on schools

While much of the attention regarding the Ebola scare in the U.S. has focused on whether hospitals could care for…

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Cornell celebrating homecoming weekend, 150th anniversary

Weekend of activities comes as school celebrates 150th anniversary

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Syracuse University pulls invitation for photographer who spent time in Liberia

Michel du Cille says he had invitation pulled Thursday after conversation with school officials

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Lawmaker to propose plastic bag ban for New York

Queens assemblyman to propose plastic bag ban during legislative session in 2015; says bill would ban single-use bags in stores across New York

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Jindal endorses Astorino, makes critical comments of U.S. response to Ebola

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Thursday in New York City

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After Ebola news conference, Cuomo flies to Caribbean

Governor says visits to Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico are "sign of respect" for their ties to New York

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Two men indicted for string of thefts from Mecklenburg home

Prosecutors say thieves repeatedly entered home, stole items, then took them to local scrap yards

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Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

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Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

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The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

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Ithaca area gets another Start Up NY business

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The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

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Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

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NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

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New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.