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Forum to address heroin problem in local area

The panel discussion will feature members of law enforcement, treatment, and recovery services.

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Suspects sought in Saturday West Village shooting

Police say they're looking for two men who are persons of interest in the investigation.

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Escaped convict David Sweat taken into custody

David Sweat has been on the run for almost three weeks after breaking out of prison.

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Man sentenced after failed escape at Planned Parenthood

Adam Smith, who fell through the ceiling while trying to hide at Ithaca's Planned Parenthood, faces prison time for a check cashing scheme.


Credit union estimates living wage for Tompkins County

The yearly update by Alternatives now puts the living wage at around $13 to $14 an hour.


Cortland County lawmakers vote down funding increase for TC3

TC3 leaders thought they had an agreement on 2% funding increase from Cortland County lawmakers


Tompkins United Way, residents send love to Charleston

Several hundred people gathered at Ithaca High School Friday to spell out the phrase "Ithaca Loves Charleston".

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Police focus search back to wooded area near northern New York prison

Searches still focusing on areas of Adirondacks


Realtors help the Newfield community after flooding

Ithaca realtors are helping in the clean up effort.

Ithaca City School District Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown (Courtesy of Dr. Brown's Twitter page)

Superintendent’s contract extended to 2020, no pay increase

The Superintendent of the City of Ithaca’s schools will be staying in the position for five more years.

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Teacher tells IHS class of ’15 to “share what makes you happy”

Ithaca High School celebrated their 140th graduation ceremony.


Cornell president says we cannot be “complacent to racism”

Both the incoming and outgoing presidents released states on Thursday about the AME Church shooting.

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Local United Way sends message of solidarity to Charleston

Members say they'll gather with residents Friday morning to spell out a message of support to the South Carolina community.

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Lawmakers react to Supreme Court healthcare ruling

New York State lawmakers' reactions are mixed.


Driver reported dead in Route 20 crash

Police say Cash Holtby was pronounced dead at the scene after his car veered into the path of a tractor trailer Wednesday night.


New efforts begin to combat local hydrilla problem

Workers with the hydrilla project say they'll be doing a dye study this week before beginning new chemical treatments.

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TCAT moving on from Johnson sentencing

The transportation company says it's looking to start fresh after a former employee was sentenced to jail time for embezzlement.


Sigler responds to Lifton’s comments on power plant

The Lansing legislator said he's disappointed at Lifton's decision to back closure of the Cayuga Power Plant.


Civil liberties group: Transgender students still harassed

Report criticizes state lawmakers, education officials for not doing enough to protect transgender students

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Lawyer: Client didn’t know meat had tools inside

Corrections officer Gene Palmer will be arraigned Thursday

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