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Ithaca to host final casino hearing; protesters, supporters of three plans expected

Casino hearing is the final of three happening this week in Ithaca; hearing will play role in final decision for placement of four casinos in upstate New York

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the top sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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Adorable little league fail

After winning their first home game, the Wallkill Mighty Mites attempted to run through a banner. You won't believe what happens next.

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2 naked intruders arrested in Keanu Reeves’ home

The "Matrix" star has been left shaken after an intruder was arrested at his home for the second time in two days last week.

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Hackers threaten to leak nude photos of Emma Watson

Threats of an Emma Watson photo hacking scandal have been exposed as a publicity stunt.

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In upstate New York visit, FBI director talks terror threats

James Comey says threat is less in places like Albany, but concerns shouldn't be dismissed anywhere with large groups of people

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Soda companies to cut calories by 20 percent

The largest soda makers in the U.S. promised to cut the calories in soft drinks nationwide by 20 percent by 2025.

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Americans hit the road more often, use less gas

U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.

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in Lifestyle

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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In some areas heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer

States including Vermont, Pennsylvania, and New York say they are in the midst of a heroin epidemic, and that the drug is getting cheaper and easier to obtain.

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Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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3 Seattle schools locked down in attempted kidnapping

Schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun and tried to lure several children into a car.

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in Weird

‘Pizza police:’ Cops make delivery after driver crashes

After a Pizza Hut driver was injured in a crash in Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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Vince Vaughn joins Colin Farrell on ‘True Detective’

Production on the second season of the eight-episode HBO drama will begin later this year in California.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 24

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Frozen’ princess promises to be hot holiday item

Snow Glow Elsa is one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the Christmas season.

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Reported sexual assault at Ithaca College “unfounded,” campus police say

Police now say the man who filed the report has admitted he was not actually assaulted.

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Police: Suspect started fire on porch of Cortland home

The people inside the home were woken up to the sound of the fire igniting at around 5 a.m.

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Who is smarter – N.Y. or L.A.?

If we're judging by this video alone, we're going to go with neither.

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Dog shot in Newfield last week in ‘stable’ condition

The prognosis for the two year old dog shot in the head twice by her owner last week in Newfield is looking good.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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B1G 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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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Pitbull hosting American Music Awards again

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The rapper will front the 2014 show on Nov. 23, and says he's thrilled to be back.