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SUNY Cortland named Center of Innovation in Education

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher formally launched a new Center of Innovation in Education at SUNY Cortland Friday, creating a regional hub for the advancement and improvement of teacher education.

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Lieutenant Governor Duffy lands job heading Rochester business group

Duffy to lead Rochester Business Alliance in January


Snow storm delays Amtrak service throughout New York

Service between Albany, Buffalo suspended due to heavy snow

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130-mile stretch of Thruway closed through Wednesday morning

State Police using ATV's to reach drivers stuck on roadway since Tuesday morning


AG sues Cortlandville landowner over cemetery, Route 281 flooding

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says James Stevens III illegally cleared land, leading to flooding on Route 281, at St. Mary's Cemetery

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Trumansburg woman, headed to Buffalo, forced to turn around in major snowstorm

Shelly Covert says she was headed to Buffalo for doctor's appointment, forced to turn around about 13 miles from destination


4 dead from major snowstorm; cars stranded throughout western New York

Snowfall totals could exceed six feet in some communities by end of storm

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State Police looking for public’s help in Ithaca home burglary

Woman found suspect standing inside apartment October 25th in town of Ithaca


Ithaca landlord fined up to $50k for thousands of violations

An Ithaca landlord pleaded guilty to 350 violations in City Court last week and will pay fines of up to $50,000.

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Cold temperatures arrive early; Red Cross offers tips

Cold temperatures will persist into the week, which means extra precautions should be taken.

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Thruway Authority: More than 100 cars stranded in snow

Welfare checks being done by police, officials on snowmobiles


TC3 President rejects adjunct union recognition

TC3 President Carl Haynes has rejected a request to recognize the proposed union.


Police: Hunter shoots at dead deer on cart, hits other man

Hunter was shot in hand, buttocks by other hunter, who thought deer was alive


Buffalo slammed by snow; storm dumps three feet in some spots

105 miles of State Thruway shut down due to heavy snow, winds


Nine arrests Tuesday at proposed gas storage site on Seneca Lake; sheriff critical of protesters

Protests continue outside Crestwood's facility in Watkins Glen; sheriff says protesters "putting everyone else at risk"

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Meeting to focus on Stewart Park revitalization efforts

City, business, revitalization groups are working to make changes to Stewart Park; one-hour presentation planned for Tuesday night


Reed to vote in favor of Keystone XL pipeline; Schumer, Gillibrand to vote no

Controversial project has received headlines due to political implications for Louisiana Senate runoff


Western New York highways shut down due to major snowstorm

Nearly three feet of snow has fallen on parts of Buffalo area since Monday


NY AG announces restitution settlement for victims of paving scams

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a settlement against fraudulent driveway paving contractors that repeatedly ripped off customers in the Southern Tier and Central New York.

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NY casino decision expected mid-December


A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced December 17th.

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Grand jury reaches decision in Michael Brown shooting


An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.

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Local crews return from Western NY snow cleanup

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A work crew dispatched from the Tompkins County Highway Division to help with snow cleanup in Western New York has returned home.

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Cornell senior named Rhodes Scholar

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Senior Rachel Harmon will graduate in May with degree from Cornell's ILR school

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FSU remains No. 1


Florida State remains No. 1 with Alabama No. 2, Oregon third and Mississippi State fourth.