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Cornell study: Men may be eating more to impress women

According to the study, men reported eating much more when with women than they did just with other men.

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Cornell holds key collection from Nuremberg trials

Attorney Henry Korn, a 1968 Cornell graduate, donated the Donovan collection to the Ivy League school in 1998.


Cortland County lawmakers vote down part of ash/trash plan

After hearing from dozens of residents, Cortland County lawmakers voted down controversial ash-for-trash plan in 9-7 vote


Bon-Ton reaches agreement with state on domestic violence policies

Company agreed to alter domestic violence policies at stores, including in Ithaca; Bon-Ton told woman to stay home until order of protection was in place


Senate scraps plan to allow longer trucks on U.S. roads

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says plan to allow twin 33-foot trailers has been scrapped in Senate; Schumer says longer trucks would've been safety hazard

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Union workers rally outside of Verizon Wireless

Verizon employees were rallying across the East Coast on Thursday, because of what they say is income inequality at the company.


Western NY man, accused of supporting Islamic State, will stand trial

Arafat Nagi, accused of planning to travel to Syria to support Islamic State group, has been deemed competent to stand trial; Nagi was arrested in July


French student: Despite attacks, we live in “a world of peace”

French Cornell student Alec Desbordes says he's still trying to come to terms with last week's terror attacks in Paris.

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IC faculty holds teach-in, as tensions continue on campus

A full-time faculty vote of no confidence of IC President Tom Rochon will be held by the end of the semester.


Newfield intersection is subject of DOT scrutiny

An intersection in Newfield could be getting improvements from the state Department of Transportation.


Tim Horton’s, without warning, shuts central New York locations

Tim Horton's has shut down locations in Ithaca, Cortland, across central New York after reportedly reviewing performance of its locations


Seward, fellow senator to hold meeting on Uber, Lyft

Senator James Seward, Senator Joseph Robach will hold "round-table" gathering on how to allow Uber, Lyft to expand to upstate New York cities


50 new charges for Seneca County man in domestic violence case

Seneca County Sheriff's Office announced new charges Thursday against Alvie Johns, 34, of Seneca Falls; they say he made calls to victim from jail


NYC Mayor, New York governor react to latest Islamic State video

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo commented Wednesday after release of video, which appears to show old footage of New York City


Witness says Skelos’ son threatened to smash his head

Dean and Adam Skelos say they are not guilty.

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Around 30 animals rescued from trailer in Newfield

Officers from the SPCA of Tompkins County say the animals were found in a hoarding situation inside the filthy trailer.


Ithaca’s Green Street Garage undergoes repairs, partially closed

During a routine check of the garage, city workers found one of the top floor beams was deteriorating.


Rochester aims to give municipal workers $15 minimum wage

Last week Gov. Cuomo said his administration would gradually increase the minimum wage for all state workers to $15.

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick speaking at a press conference in January 2014.

Mayor Myrick discusses raises for Common Council and his office

The City of Ithaca’s Mayor says it’s been 6 years since the positions have been given a raise.


UPDATE: Cayuga County authorities make prostitution arrest

Cayuga County police say they're looking for Rochelle Landon, whose last known address was in Newfield, in connection with a prostitution investigation.

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