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University leaders issue statement on Chapter House fire

Cornell's president and vice president extended their sympathies to displaced residents and praised first responders to last Tuesday's fire.


30 ticketed in underage drinking, fake ID investigation

Cortland Police carried out investigation late Friday, early Saturday


“Cheers” star talks ocean conservation in talk at Cornell

Actor has become a leading advocate for protection world's oceans


Trumansburg robot team raises $20k, heads to St. Louis

Robotics team needed fundraising help to fund trip to national competition

Crime 3

Police: Western New York woman killed husband, put body under manure pile

Charlene Mess is accused of murdering husband of 30 years


State Police issue more than 17,000 tickets in distracted driving campaign

Five-day campaign focused on drivers who were distracted behind the wheel

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Lawmakers consider outside review of New Year’s standoff in Danby

County lawmakers to consider outside review of appropriateness of actions surrounding stand-off

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Cuomo meets with top Cuban officials on first day of trip

Two-day trip meant to build economic ties between New York, Cuba

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Volunteer numbers start to climb for fire companies around New York

After steep decline, new numbers show more people volunteering for local fire departments


Body cameras coming to IPD, sheriff’s deputies

Sheriff Ken Lansing has said he supports the idea.


Rep. Reed backs parents, students in “opt-out” movement

“When a parent decides that it’s in the best interest of his or her child not to take these tests, I’m gonna stand with the parents."


Online fundraising page brings in over $5,300 for Chapter House workers

Fundraiser is one of many started after April 14 fire at pub on Stewart Avenue


Ithaca College study measures effectiveness, “creepy” factor of online ads

Study finds marketing techniques to target consumers may actually hurt bottom line

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Public safety investigates report of arson on Ithaca College campus

Incident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday inside residence hall


Cuomo: Hospital visits increasing due to synthetic marijuana use

Governor says most hospital visits have come in New York City


State lawmakers, business execs to join Cuomo on Cuba trip

Assembly, Senate leaders to join Cuomo, execs from companies like Chobani, MasterCard


New York’s “empty chair” campaign focuses on teen drivers

Campaign focuses on dangers of cellphone use while driving, always wearing seat belt

Crime 3

One arrested following stabbing in downtown Ithaca

The incident was reported around 1:30 Friday near the intersection of West Buffalo and North Cayuga Streets.

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Part-time IC faculty continue drive to unionize

Faculty members say a meeting Wednesday with administrators was productive, it's still unclear how the college will handle the situation.

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Evidence collected, but no exact cause of Chapter House fire

Three days later, investigators continue to try and pinpoint exact cause of fire

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