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5 hours ago

State lawmakers look to broaden scope of organ donation

Lawmakers say organ donation in New York currently has one of the lowest participation rates in the country.

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7 hours ago

Cornell frat loses recognition after violating suspension

Officials say the Psi Upsilon fraternity violated its suspension by having a party on Slope Day, among other judicial problems.


7 hours ago

INHS has found contractor for Hancock Street project

INHS hopes that construction can start in about a month.


8 hours ago

Former Ithaca resident to serve 15 years for South Carolina shooting

Julius Rooks, 29, was found guilty in connection with 2009 shooting of convenience store clerk in South Carolina

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9 hours ago

Full-time contingent faculty vote to form union at Ithaca College

Faculty members say they're looking for similar things to their part-time colleagues, including job security and more say in campus governance.


13 hours ago

New York reports dip in serious crimes in 2015

Crimes characterized as "serious" include murders, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults, robberies

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13 hours ago

Stepped-up police enforcement coming Memorial Day weekend

More than 12,000 traffic tickets written during Memorial Day Weekend in 2015


1 day ago

2 charged in Schuyler County meth bust

Kevin Tibbits, 37, and Jeffery Dennis, 39, were arrested Wednesday along Route 15 in town of Catharine


1 day ago

Cuomo calls for study of privatizing State Fairgrounds

State is spending $50 million on transformation of New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse area; governor has called for study to examine partial, full privatization

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1 day ago

Aide to Sen. Chuck Schumer arrested following traffic stop

Police say Cody Peluso, Hudson Valley regional director for Schumer, was arrested for possession of prescription pills, steroids


1 day ago

State launches ad campaign to warn residents about Zika virus

The ad campaign is part of an effort to fight Zika and its causes in the state.

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1 day ago

SUNY Chancellor visits Cortland to discuss Teach NY

Top New York education officials will be traveling across the state to discuss Teach NY.


1 day ago

Cornell recruits former Yahoo scientist to Tech campus

Ron Brachman is a former chief scientist for Yahoo and artificial intelligence expert who will work at Cornell's New York City tech campus.


1 day ago

Groton man killed in Cayuga County crash

Jeremy Parsons, 28, was killed in motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon in Cayuga County


1 day ago

Ithaca parks officials turn to sheep for upkeep in city cemetery

Officials say the sheep would be brought to graze in the Ithaca City Cemetery several times throughout the summer months.


1 day ago

Auction Thursday on late Cornell professor’s Nobel Prize

Physicist Kenneth Wilson won prize in 1982, but died in Maine in 2013; starting bids at $450,000


2 days ago

New York board ready to OK $485M for solar plant amid questions

Money is part of $750 million plant being built for SolarCity in Buffalo

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2 days ago

Bill would broaden contraception insurance coverage in New York

Proposal calls for co-pay free coverage, access to full year's worth of contraception at one time, increased access to emergency contraception


2 days ago

Cuomo: Heroin, ethics are top priorities as Albany session ends

Governor Cuomo says the drug epidemic and campaign finance reform are his key issues going forward as the session winds down.


2 days ago

Dryden woman arrested in PA for smuggling heroin into hospital

Mackenzie Trevits of Dryden is accused of smuggling heroin to her boyfriend while he was a patient at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.


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WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky


This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

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Blake Shelton finally tries sushi


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REVIEW: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a totally pointless, boring sequel


Not even Johnny Depp - reliable as ever inside a fright wig and exaggerated make up - can save this sequel.

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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever


The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.