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McDermott, Libertarian candidate for governor, to make stop in Ithaca

During interview on Morning Newswatch Friday, McDermott discussed Common Core, Start Up New York program

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Cuomo, New York City health officials detail Ebola response

Governor Andrew Cuomo, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio gave update Thursday night on response to Ebola diagnosis at New York City hospital

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Reed, Robertson square off in only televised debate of campaign

Last night’s debate was hosted by WETM-TV in Elmira.

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Cornell employee implicated in scandal at UNC

A Cornell University staffer has been implicated in a scandal rocking the University of North Carolina’s athletics department.

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SUNY Canton issues lockdown following social media threat

Students are being asked to shelter in place.

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Tioga County man found with 100 pounds of marijuana

Estimated to be worth about $424,000.

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Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Clinton says Cuomo is the "right leader at the right time."

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NY reports deals for 7 clean energy projects

New York officials say they have reached agreements in principle to finance seven clean energy projects with a dozen banks and investment firms and the state's new NY Green Bank.

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Four contestants, one debate; Candidates for governor square off in Buffalo

Debate included all four candidates for governor, who discussed public corruption, natural gas drilling, economic issues

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Man falls into Cascadilla Gorge, airlifted to Syracuse hospital

Incident happened just before 5 p.m. Wednesday; no word on man's condition

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In Ithaca debate, Assembly candidates discuss public corruption, New York job growth

Herb Masser, a Republican, is looking to unseat Ithaca assemblywoman Barbara Lifton.

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Oklahoma senator releases report on waste in government, cites Ithaca SWAT team funding

Tom Coburn's report questions need for SWAT funding for Ithaca, citing crime rates in town

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CU Police investigating meth materials in backpack

Cornell Police are seeking information after a resident reported a suspicious backpack found at 10:30am Sunday on the 300 block of Maple Avenue in the Town of Ithaca.

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Tompkins chamber supports proposed NYSEG pipeline expansion

A proposed 7 mile gas pipeline that would stretch through the Towns of Lansing and Freeville has the support of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

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US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruption

The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's anti-corruption commission says investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declines to say when they'll be finished.

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Lifton, Masser to debate Wednesday night for state assembly seat

Debate will happen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Unitarian Church of Ithaca

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December trial for northern New York couple accused of kidnapping Amish girls

Stephen Howells, Nicole Vaisey face charges in St. Lawrence County, near Canadian border

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Six arrested in early morning meth bust

Six people face charges, after law enforcement officials say they were found making meth at a home in Cortland County.…

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Four New York governor candidates set to debate in Buffalo

Debate will likely be only meeting of four men running to become governor of New York in November

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

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The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

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The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man laid to rest in fireworks funeral

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

A Missouri man will bid farewell to his father by having his cremated remains mixed with fireworks and launched into the sky.

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.