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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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Cuomo announces new Ebola measures, eight hospitals focusing on virus

Cuomo says the state is ready to tackle Ebola, announces new steps being taken to prepare for virus

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NY Court upholds Stop Common Core ballot limit

A midlevel appeals court has rejected three Republican and Conservative party candidates' bids to have their names also appear on the new "Stop Common Core" ballot line.

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Court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.

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New progress on Commons re-build includes steel for Bernie Milton Pavilion

Steel being set for Bernie Milton Pavilion this, next week

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Cornell employee implicated in scandal at UNC

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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

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Students are being asked to shelter in place.

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NFL ‘on track’ to field London team

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The NFL plans to field a team in London and could have a franchise there by 2022.

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Tioga County man found with 100 pounds of marijuana

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Estimated to be worth about $424,000.

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Travelers quarantined as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

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The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.