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Toll violators could face registration suspensions

Drivers who repeatedly speed through New York state toll booths without a working E-ZPass would see their vehicle registrations suspended under legislation being considered by lawmakers.

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Trial for ex-Senate leader Bruno set for May

When the former leader of New York's Senate goes to trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.

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Western NY man dies in tractor accident

Police say a 77-year-old western New York man is dead after being run over by a tractor.

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Lansing water tank contains carcinogens

The Town of Lansing is facing similar troubles with one of their water tanks as the Town of Ulysses; it contains elevated levels of carcinogens.

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Tburg Travel Baseball moving forward

The Trumansburg Travel Baseball League is gearing up for another season following an unfortunate instance where a former treasurer has been accused of embezzling money from its coffers.

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Syracuse Mayor resigns as head of State Democratic Committee

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is resigning from her position as co-chair of the state's Democratic Party.

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Empire State Games revival group to disband

The not-for-profit foundation hoping to relaunch the Empire State Games intends to disband.

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Security threat impacted Michaels store in Ithaca, locations nationwide

Company officials first issued warning in January; offering credit monitoring to those impacted

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Fire crews battle early morning blaze on W. Main St. in Dryden

Fire crews were called to a house fire at 76 West Main Street in Dryden around 1:30 Friday morning.

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I-81 over Preble Road reduced to one lane

A portion of I-81 over Preble Road in Cortland County will be reduced to one lane starting next week.

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Tioga Downs announces plans for expansion

The owners of the Tioga Downs Casino announced their expansion plans Thursday.

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Ithaca Police warn of NYSEG, Craigslist scams

One month after Ithaca Police started warning residents about a variety of scams, the department says they’re still receiving many complaints.

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NY jobless rate up slightly in March to 6.9 percent

The state labor department says the unemployment rate was up slightly to 6.9 percent in March.

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TCAT moving forward with audit after embezzlement charge

Transit agency sending out requests for proposals for forensic audit, releasing more details of employee Pamela Johnson's termination

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DiNapoli says dubious tax refunds blocked

The New York Comptroller's Office reports stopping more than $24 million in questionable personal income tax refunds so far this year, saying it has found 7,482 improper filings, up 18 percent from last year.

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NY AG reaches settlement with GrubHub

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached an agreement with the online food delivery company GrubHub to ensure that the tips it collects from customers will be given to the workers they were intended for.

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NY political leader Basil Paterson dies

Longtime New York political powerhouse Basil Paterson has died.

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Body found in Ithaca’s Jungle identified

The man who was found dead by Ithaca Police at the homeless camp known as the Jungle Wednesday evening has been identified.

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Ithaca man found dead in cell at TC Jail

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s office is reporting the death of a jail inmate Thursday.

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Cortland forms task force on flooding

Heavy rain and unusual storms plagued much of Central New York last summer, causing severe flooding in many areas.

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When a brother loses a bet

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A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

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REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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John Legend to produce his first movie

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The singer will be the executive producer of a new documentary-style dance drama.