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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


15 NY Counties ask State to pick up indigent legal costs

15 counties across New York are urging the State to pick up the cost of defense for the poor.

From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

Compromise could require Ithaca Police officers to live in Tompkins County

City officials have floated idea requiring officers to move into Tompkins County, stay for five years


Police: Homeless man assaulted security official at Syracuse biz group

Assaulted happened around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in Syracuse

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Tompkins County lawmakers may oppose Seneca Lake gas storage

Proposal calls for liquefied propane gas to be stored in salt caverns along Seneca Lake


New York comptroller candidates talk state lawmaker expenses in debate

Thomas DiNapoli, Robert Antonacci clashed on role of comptroller in investigating state lawmaker expense payments

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New York leader calls for better state response to Ebola concerns

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos calls for comprehensive plan to deal with Ebola, focusing on everything from safety of health workers to patient isolation


CDC needs better Ebola protocols, Cornell professor warns

After two health care workers in Texas contracted Ebola, hospitals nationwide are looking to get their hands on Hazmat suits and protective gear.

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State holds dairy summit at Cornell, commits up to $1.2 million for Harford dairy facility

New York’s lieutenant governor and top agriculture official took part in a summit at Cornell Wednesday, focusing on the state’s…


Cortland assault victim dies from injuries; police still searching for suspects

Jayquan Hines was pronounced dead at Upstate Medical Center at 9:30 last night.


In death of girlfriend, Moravia man admits not reporting incident

Prosecutors say Arthur Basso left the scene without telling anyone.


Quality of life, more serious crimes becoming issue in front of Tompkins County library

Police say increase in calls in front of library has their attention; county considering paying money for outreach worker to help with problem


Cornell provost named president of University of Florida

University of Florida officials made the announcement Wednesday.


State leaders, dairy industry officials to meet Wednesday at Cornell

Summit will include New York's agriculture commissioner, lieutenant governor

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Downed power lines shut down 600 block of Cliff Street

NYSEG crews are on scene working to restore power, which is expected to take up to 4 hours.


Car strikes Ithaca school bus, driver flees scene

ICSD official says the district will "look into" the driver who fled the scene.

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Ithaca doctor talks Ebola preparations, risk for spread of virus

Infectious disease specialist at Cayuga Medical Center says risk is still low.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose  about his new book and the state's response to the Ebola threat

Cuomo on Ebola: It’s a question of having right protocols in place

Cuomo talked about concerns regarding Ebola virus during interview Tuesday on CBS


Cornell provost one of two finalists for University of Florida job

Kent Fuchs has served as provost at Cornell since 2009


Biden to campaign for Maffei in Syracuse

Vice President will attend rally for Maffei Monday at Syracuse airport

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Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

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NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation


New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.

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NY to require CPR training in high school


New York state is expected to soon require high schools to train students in CPR.

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1 American released from North Korea


The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

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IPD soon to open West End office


Ithaca Police Officers will soon have a new hub on the West End of the City.