Cornell President David Skorton delivering the State of the University Address during alumni weekend, Saturday, June 7, 2014

Skorton: Cornell should be carbon neutral by 2035

Call comes after recommendation by Faculty Senate at end of 2013


State: College student who contracted measles took train from NYC to Niagara Falls

State health officials issuing caution for anyone who might have been exposed, may not have had measles vaccination


Winter Storm Warning issued for Sunday, Monday; up to 12 inches of snow possible

Heaviest snow to fall late Sunday night, Monday morning


Mesko trial ends with deadlock

A jury could not unanimously convict the former Cornell student on a charge of rape.

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Cornell frat suspended for use of alcohol, illicit substance

Suspension comes after 2011 violations for Psi Upsilon frat


Tioga County man faces 17 years in prison for fatal stabbing

Douglas Every was convicted of manslaughter in connection with October 2013 stabbing


Western New York company sending pizzas overseas for troops

Soldiers will receive pizza in time for Seahawks vs. Patriots game Sunday

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Silver to step down Monday as speaker; replacement list down to 2

Silver's resignation as Speaker will come 11:59 p.m. Monday

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NY wage board suggests higher wage for tipped workers

The Wage Board voted Friday to raise the wage from $5 to $7.50 an hour.


Former Ithacan goes for big game glory again

Creator of "Puppy Love" ad wants a second shot at success.


Horseheads and Elmira Heights consider school merger

Talks are ongoing for the districts to officially combine their school structure.


Madison County man found dead after abducting ex-girlfriend; woman escaped

Police say he had abducted his ex-girlfriend around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Wage board to discuss raising tipped wage to $7

Currently, servers make about $5 per hour before tips.

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Rochester legislator drops bid to lead NY Assembly

Candidates hope to replace Speaker Sheldon Silver, now facing federal charges he took kickbacks for a decade.

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Landlord of Danby house says property is “total loss”

Joe Petricola also says insurance won't cover the damage to the property.

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ICSD cited as “susceptible to fiscal stress”

A state report lists the district along with over 50 others in the category.


Dartmouth to implement new sexual assault training measures, ban hard alcohol

School made national headlines with decisions Thursday to address ongoing problems on campus

State police crews respond to a 2-car crash at 1500 Mecklenburg Road/Route 79 Wednesday morning.

Ithaca woman dies in Route 79 crash

Ashley M. Hair, 23, died in Wednesday's crash.


Tompkins County may merge local courts

A group of local leaders is looking at the possibility of merging town and village courts to save money.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Lifton: Silver should be “innocent until proven guilty”

The Ithaca Assemblywoman says Silver's decision to step down is in the best interest of the body


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It’s a dog-eat-dog world at the 2015 Puppy Bowl


It's Ruff versus Tuff in the 11th annual football game of puppy power!

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Nickelodeon latest to offer streaming service


Good news for "SpongeBob SquarePants" fans.

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Four of the most memorable Super Bowl halftime shows ever.