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4 weeks ago in Local

Proposal to “Ban the Box” in Tompkins County moves forward

Supporters say the movement to "Ban the Box" on job applications would allow former criminals an equal chance to be hired.

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, left, one of the authors of a bill to raise California's minimum wage, is hugged by Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, as the Senate voted on the bill, Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. The bill, SB3, to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 an hour by 2022, was approved by both houses of the Legislature and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

4 weeks ago in National

California governor signs $15-an-hour minimum wage into law

California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into a law a bill gradually raising the minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by the year 2023, making the nation's most-populous state the first to boost pay to that level for the working poor.

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4 weeks ago in Local

TECH MINUTE: Cornell develops hybrid material for transforming aircraft

Engineers say the foam-metal hybrid material could be used to make planes that change shape on the fly to dive underwater.

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4 weeks ago in Local

No arrests, but police have leads in Cortland burglary investigations

Cortland Police say they are looking for woman, ages 35 to 45, and teen, who may be responsible for multiple burglaries in city

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Tiger out of the Masters

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for only the second time since his tournament debut in 1995, saying he is "not physically ready" for the year's opening major.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos, Weird

WATCH: The great Chihuahua CHiP chase

A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

McCarthy takes the lead in ‘The Boss’

The "Bridesmaids" star plays the self-declared "wealthiest woman in America" Michelle Darnell, who ends up bankrupt and jailed for insider trading.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Airline complaints rise even as more planes arrive on time

More flights are arriving on time and airlines are losing fewer bags, yet more consumers are complaining about air travel.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Justin Timberlake, Niall Horan surprise young golfers

WATCH: The pop stars joined professional golfer Justin Rose at the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship at Georgia's Augusta National Golf Course, where the annual Masters Tournament kicks off this week.

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4 weeks ago in National

Clinton, Sanders audition for role as anti-Trump candidate

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tussling in Wisconsin over who would best represent the Democratic Party against Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Rihanna, Shonda Rhimes honored at Black Girls Rock!

The awards air on BET network on Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Zayn Malik makes chart history in U.S.

The former One Direction star's "Mind of Mine" has hit the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Adele battles illness on tour

Adele refused to scrap a concert despite illness because she aims to "do every single one" of her shows after previous tour cancelations.

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4 weeks ago in National

FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use

The FBI's method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Stars to return for ‘Sicario’ sequel

The crime thriller revolved around an FBI attempt to take down a Mexican drug cartel with the help of a shady character, played by Benicio Del Toro.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ stars go public with romance on red carpet

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie sealed their romance with a kiss on the red carpet at the Olivier Awards in London on Sunday.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Hard-luck Cubs open season as World Series favorites

Though they were ultimately swept by the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series, going deep into the postseason was a victory of sorts for long-suffering Cubs fans.

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4 weeks ago in National

GOP Congress’ incomplete: Stalled bills, no court nominee

Congress increasingly is being defined by what it's not doing this election year.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Herman wins Houston Open to earn Masters invite

American journeyman Jim Herman earned a last-minute invitation to the Masters when he secured a one-stroke victory at the Houston Open on Sunday.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

North Carolina, Villanova meet for college title

North Carolina will play in their 10th NCAA men's basketball championship game in Houston on Monday after beating Syracuse 83-66 to set up a final against the Villanova Wildcats.

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13 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

15 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.