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Supporters, opponents of casino in Southern Tier gather at Hotel Ithaca

First hours of casino hearing in Ithaca focused on comments from supporters of plans in Broome, Seneca, Tioga counties

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Food hub opens in Groton, connecting small farmers with distributors

A new fresh food hub opens in Groton today.

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New York woman, with 10 license suspensions, leads police on chase

Incident happened in Hudson Valley as kids were being dropped off from school


Upstate man guilty for wife’s 2012 death

Ganesh Ramsaran's wife was found three months after he reported her missing


Critics call proposed Ithaca schools tax “inappropriate,” hurdle to business growth

Public issues critical comments at meeting to discuss proposed tax, saying district should look elsewhere to generate revenue


Ithaca to host final casino hearing; protesters, supporters of three plans expected

Casino hearing is the final of three happening this week in Ithaca; hearing will play role in final decision for placement of four casinos in upstate New York


In upstate New York visit, FBI director talks terror threats

James Comey says threat is less in places like Albany, but concerns shouldn't be dismissed anywhere with large groups of people

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Reported sexual assault at Ithaca College “unfounded,” campus police say

Police now say the man who filed the report has admitted he was not actually assaulted.


Police: Suspect started fire on porch of Cortland home

The people inside the home were woken up to the sound of the fire igniting at around 5 a.m.


Dog shot in Newfield last week in ‘stable’ condition

The prognosis for the two year old dog shot in the head twice by her owner last week in Newfield is looking good.

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Ithaca resident starts grassroots neighborhood watch effort

A grassroots effort to reduce crime in the City of Ithaca is underway.


Town of Ithaca watching deer control efforts

The Town of Ithaca could soon join the battle against the growing population of deer in Tompkins County, but some discussion will first have to take place.


Astorino releases tax returns

Tax returns show that New York's Republican candidate for governor earned nearly $32,000 last year for outside work.


Ithaca Schools 1% utility tax would impact energy, phone bills

District will hold public hearing on proposal Tuesday night

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Police: Cortland County man made sexual advances on street corner, at school

Police say complaints of unwanted sexual advances happened twice before charges were filed


Virtual member of Ithaca biz incubator compares site to New York City

New businesses in Ithaca have a new home downtown, thanks to a partnership between local colleges and universities and the…


New York rolls out new website to counter rise in heroin use

State law adopted in June mandated creation of website, public awareness campaign


NY requires agencies to consider ‘extreme weather’

New York is requiring state agencies to consider the increasing episodes of extreme weather in public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and issuing regulations.


DEC: Watch out for Moose

Love is in the air for Adirondack moose, and state officials are urging drivers to watch out as the animals wander in search of mates.


Astorino campaign visits Cortland

Campaign season is in full swing and no words were minced as Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino took shots at Governor Cuomo in Cortland Monday.

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Ithaca Police investigating attempted robbery, carjacking

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Incident happened around 9 p.m. Monday night near intersection of Eddy, East Buffalo streets

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Police investigating farming accident in Lansing


Incident happened around 3 p.m. Monday off Lansingville Road

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Cornell trustees to hold special meeting, make announcement Tuesday in Ithaca


Announcement is believed to be connected to search for new president

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute


In addition to Monday Night’s game between the Pats and the Chiefs, here is a look at the other big…

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Neutral arbitrator to hear Ray Rice appeal


This marks the first time a neutral arbitrator had been appointed in a personal conduct disciplinary case.