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Lansing Schools, ICSD named as tops in region

Two local school districts were ranked in the top ten out of the 54 school districts in a 6 county region.

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Cornell names ILS Dean as interim Provost

Cornell University President David Skorton has named an interim Provost

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McDermott, Libertarian candidate for governor, to make stop in Ithaca

During interview on Morning Newswatch Friday, McDermott discussed Common Core, Start Up New York program

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Cuomo, New York City health officials detail Ebola response

Governor Andrew Cuomo, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio gave update Thursday night on response to Ebola diagnosis at New York City hospital

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Reed, Robertson square off in only televised debate of campaign

Last night’s debate was hosted by WETM-TV in Elmira.

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Cornell employee implicated in scandal at UNC

A Cornell University staffer has been implicated in a scandal rocking the University of North Carolina’s athletics department.

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SUNY Canton issues lockdown following social media threat

Students are being asked to shelter in place.

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Tioga County man found with 100 pounds of marijuana

Estimated to be worth about $424,000.

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Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Clinton says Cuomo is the "right leader at the right time."

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NY reports deals for 7 clean energy projects

New York officials say they have reached agreements in principle to finance seven clean energy projects with a dozen banks and investment firms and the state's new NY Green Bank.

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Four contestants, one debate; Candidates for governor square off in Buffalo

Debate included all four candidates for governor, who discussed public corruption, natural gas drilling, economic issues

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Man falls into Cascadilla Gorge, airlifted to Syracuse hospital

Incident happened just before 5 p.m. Wednesday; no word on man's condition

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In Ithaca debate, Assembly candidates discuss public corruption, New York job growth

Herb Masser, a Republican, is looking to unseat Ithaca assemblywoman Barbara Lifton.

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Oklahoma senator releases report on waste in government, cites Ithaca SWAT team funding

Tom Coburn's report questions need for SWAT funding for Ithaca, citing crime rates in town

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CU Police investigating meth materials in backpack

Cornell Police are seeking information after a resident reported a suspicious backpack found at 10:30am Sunday on the 300 block of Maple Avenue in the Town of Ithaca.

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Tompkins chamber supports proposed NYSEG pipeline expansion

A proposed 7 mile gas pipeline that would stretch through the Towns of Lansing and Freeville has the support of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

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US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruption

The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's anti-corruption commission says investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declines to say when they'll be finished.

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Lifton, Masser to debate Wednesday night for state assembly seat

Debate will happen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Unitarian Church of Ithaca

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December trial for northern New York couple accused of kidnapping Amish girls

Stephen Howells, Nicole Vaisey face charges in St. Lawrence County, near Canadian border

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Six arrested in early morning meth bust

Six people face charges, after law enforcement officials say they were found making meth at a home in Cortland County.…

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