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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

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Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

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The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

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The Olympic sprinter was sentenced to five years in prison, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

Lifestyle

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2, the world’s thinnest tablet

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The new iPads have several new features like anti-reflective screens and "Touch ID" sensors.

Weird

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

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A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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Woman mistakes jail for bar

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One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.

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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

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It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

News

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Brad Pitt in ‘Furby’

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What if the WWII tank movie was remade with the furry toys?

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Ebola is low on our list of concerns

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A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.

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Staples investigating possible data breach

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The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

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Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new guidelines

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The U.S. issued new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

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A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.

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Toyota recalls 247K more vehicles to fix air bags

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The automaker is recalling cars, SUVs and pickup trucks because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators.

Local News

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IPD soon to open West End office

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

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Dryden residents hear Village Police options

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Budget talks are underway in area Villages, and the Village of Dryden is in the midst of considering a multitude of options regarding its police department.

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NY court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander

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New York's highest court has reinstated the slander lawsuit by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim.

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“Monster Bash”

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Join us for the “Monster Bash” – Halloween Night at The Haunt!

Apple for the Teacher

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Nominate a teacher for this year’s Apple for the Teacher Awards.

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

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Support the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

March for the Animals

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Help support the SPCA of Tompkins Countty.

Big Red Tailgates 2014

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We’ve teamed up with CFCU Community Credit Union for tailgating fun at Cornell home games.