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ICSD breakfast prices to increase next year

Due to new USDA guidelines, the price of breakfasts provided to students in Ithaca City Schools will increase next school year.

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Ithaca company gets property tax breaks in 3D printing venture

Tompkins County has approved property tax abatements for Incodema3D, a spinoff of the Ithaca-based Incodema, Inc.

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Report: NY smoking cessation coverage is “inadequate”

New York State’s coverage for helping smokers quit is inadequate, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

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Woman steals $3k in items from Candor gas station

A 22 year-old Endicott woman was charged after kicking in the door of a gas station in Candor. Investigators say…

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Crews continue work to secure Simeon’s Restaurant site

Demolition work done at site following June crash; work this week has focused on closing off site to weather conditions

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Myrick: West Hill violence problems partly due to “structural poverty”

Mayor reacts to increased violence problems on Ithaca's West Hill during July

Jets camp

Weather cooperates, as Jets hold first public practice in Cortland

New stars shine on first day of camp at SUNY Cortland

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Report: More than 1,800 public workers make more than New York’s governor

Report by Empire Center for Public Policy shows pay for municipal employees outside New York City

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Districts backing away from state money to extend school days

South Seneca one of four districts that may turn down state grant, because there's not enough time to implement programs

crime

Ithaca woman gets stuck in swamp, charged with DWI

She drove over a road barrel, and then got stuck in a swamp behind a grocery store.

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NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips

New York plans to hold public hearings on regulations governing service workers who get tips and have base pay lower than the state's hourly minimum wage.

Jets camp

Rain doesn’t keep Jets fans from welcoming team to Cortland

New York Jets will be in Cortland for training camp through mid-August; team is in town for sixth year

Crime 3

Deputies: Cayuga Co. man reached for detective’s gun during arrest

Incident happened Tuesday as deputies arrested man for April burglary

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Officer saves 3-year-old from water in Seneca County

Police say two children climbed out window of home in Waterloo; officer rescued 3-year-old from Erie Canal shortly after they left home

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

Ithaca Police ask city for two more officers

Ithaca’s police chief is asking city lawmakers to set aside funding to hire two more officers.

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NY raises fine for pet theft to $1,000

New York has raised the fine for trying to steal someone's pet to $1,000.

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Ithaca shooting suspect turns himself in, set to reappear in court Friday

Zavierus King is a suspect in an October 2013 shooting in the city.

Michael Barrett, 25, of Ithaca, was arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday, following a report of shots fired near the West Village apartments.

Police respond to shots fired call in Ithaca, arrest man on drug charges

A 25 year old Ithaca man faces drug possession charges following a Tuesday night incident near the West Village Apartments.

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Delay for approvals on Stone Quarry project amid environmental concerns

Planning board officials made decision to hold off on votes until at least August; some say contamination issues must be dealt with before project moves forward

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NY agencies collecting more gender data

State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Restaurant owners see boost in business from 2014 Jets camp

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Initial reviews are good, according to one restaurant official in Cortland area