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Man charged in Cayuga Lake boating accident

The boating accident happened when a boat driven by Daniel Balmer hit a navigation post in the lake.

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Ithaca College group working to protect President Grant’s cottage

The work is part of the local effort to get the cottage declared a National Historic Landmark.

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WWII pilot’s remains buried in his NY hometown

The fighter pilot's remains were found 70 years after he died.

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Western NY man arrested, attempted to support IS group

Federal officials say he will appear in court on Wednesday.

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Hesitation for 11-story building proposed in downtown Ithaca

11-story building would be constructed just off eastern end of Ithaca Commons

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State troopers’ union says patrol cars getting old, unsafe

State Troopers PBA has filed complaint, saying patrol cars are going above 100,000 miles on the road, becoming unsafe for troopers to drive

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Prison worker “caught up” in fantasy of escape plot

Joyce Mitchell entered guilty plea Tuesday; admitted to having physical relationship with prisoner, taking naked pictures for another

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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to spend Wednesday touring Ithaca

Heastie will start day with tour of Cornell University's campus; will make numerous stops throughout Ithaca area, ending with stop on Commons

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New York University's Kaufman Management Center

Featuring: Hillary Clinton
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 24 Jul 2015
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Hillary Clinton to visit Corning Wednesday

Former Secretary of State, New York Senator is set to appear Wednesday at fundraiser in Southern Tier

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Interstate gas pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile NY forest

A spokesman says the change adds almost three miles to the gas pipleine route.

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Medical marijuana dispensary companies will be announced this week

NY health officials say the 5 companies will be granted dispensary licenses.

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Sheriff makes appeal to young people after Second Dam drowning

Following this weekend's drowning at Second Dam, Sheriff Ken Lansing says young people should find safer alternatives for swimming.

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Prison employee pleas guilty to helping escaped convicts

Joyce Mitchell could face up to 7 years in prison for aiding in their escape.

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Ithaca educator selected for Library of Congress program

Joanne Church, a teacher at DeWitt Middle School, will head to D.C. next month for a Library of Congress teaching workshop.

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Man caught on video, stole cash from berry stand in Richford

Deputies are looking for the male subject and a getaway driver.

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Ithaca heat to bring sizzle of summer

Ithaca heat expected Tuesday, Wednesday, as temperatures rise into the 90's, with heat indices making it feel like it is 100 out

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Familiar concerns after death of man swimming near Ithaca dam

Authorities say 20-year-old Cortland County man died after jumping into water near Ithaca dam Sunday night

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Buffalo still has snow…no, for real

WGRZ-TV reports that snow piles from massive November storm are still in place;

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Public gets first look at 11-story building proposal for downtown Ithaca

The proposal is currently for a mixed-use building, located at the Elmira Savings Bank between East State and MLK Jr. Streets.

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Downed tree shuts down Floral Avenue in Ithaca

A downed tree and downed power lines caused a major power outage in Ithaca overnight. A portion of Floral Avenue…

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