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Ferguson vigil turns into march; protesters shut down part of Route 13

Planned vigil turned into march; police closed down multiple streets throughout Ithaca

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Faith leaders decry legislative pay hike

Nuns and other faith leaders are pushing back on efforts by New York state lawmakers to raise their own salaries.

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Tompkins County unemployment dips below 4%

The Ithaca-area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in all of New York State, now dipping below 4%.

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Funeral services set for Army veteran killed in western New York snowstorm

Robert Cedar, 30, of Pennsylvania was killed while trying to help clear snow away from father's truck

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Southern Tier man pleads guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

Prosecutors say man was drunk when he drove wrong way on Rochester highway

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Three contractors injured in explosion on SUNY Cortland campus

Explosion happened after 7 a.m. at construction site of Student Life Center

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Vigil planned in Ithaca in response to Ferguson grand jury decision

Vigil planned for 5 p.m. in downtown Ithaca

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UPDATE: Winter storm to bring 2 – 4 inches of snow to Ithaca area

A Nor'easter will develop Wednesday along the East Coast.

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NY casino decision expected mid-December

A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected to be announced December 17th.

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Local crews return from Western NY snow cleanup

A work crew dispatched from the Tompkins County Highway Division to help with snow cleanup in Western New York has returned home.

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Cornell senior named Rhodes Scholar

Senior Rachel Harmon will graduate in May with degree from Cornell's ILR school

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Police: Three teens stole from church office during Sunday mass

Theft occurred at church in Auburn in Sunday; teenage suspects found near church after incident

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Police: Bus driver resigns after leaving student on bus

Incident happened Thursday afternoon in Canandaigua

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Flood warnings issued across western New York

As temperatures approach 60 degrees, concerns are growing about flooding problems

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Months after fatal crash, Simeon’s owners talking rebuild

Restaurant has been closed since June truck crash

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All parts of State Thruway, rest stops opened Sunday

More than 80 snowbound cars, trucks towed from highway

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Evacuation plans readied in western New York

Temperatures hit near 50 degrees in Buffalo, could approach 60 on Monday

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

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The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.