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Spitzer: Republicans likely to win locally, nationally

The race for the 23rd Congressional District in the State of New York will be decided Tuesday at the polls.

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New York allows teachers to give epinephrine injections

New law allows trained teachers to give injections to students dealing with asthma, allergy attacks

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Forest Home Drive Bridge closed through Monday afternoon

Work on bridge in town of Ithaca will impact drivers all day Monday

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Police: 17 busted in underage drinking sting in Cortland

Sting was carried out Thursday on people using fake ID's, in continued effort to crack down on underage drinking in Cortland

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New Yorkers to vote Tuesday on redistricting, money for schools, paper bills

Redistricting, money for education, paper bills are focus of three ballot questions Tuesday

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High winds slam Albany area, Hudson Valley

Thousands of power outages reported Sunday in eastern part of New York

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AIG agrees to $35 million settlement with New York

State accused two AIG subsidiaries of doing business without licenses, misleading regulators

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Arrest made in Elmira Savings Bank robbery

Ian Miles, 28, of Cortland, was arrested in Ithaca Friday.

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Groton schools respond to Sept. hazing incident

Groton Schools Superintendent Jim Abrams says the district is making a serious effort to improve community outreach and student behavior following September’s hazing incident.

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Man dies in Cortland County collision

No charges have been filed.

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State, local authorities increase DWI patrols for Halloween weekend

Drivers should expect sobriety checkpoints and additional patrols.

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Drunk driver charged with hitting, killing jogger in central New York

28-year-old man charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI in connection with Thursday incident

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Groton parents upset over lack of communication following hazing incident

September incident led to student suspensions, cancellation of one football game

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Police: “Blocks in our path” to finding source of potent heroin hitting Ithaca streets

Police detail investigation into spread of more potent version of heroin hitting streets in recent days

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Pa. gunman Frein captured near airplane hangar

Search for Eric Frein lasted 48 days; he was found Thursday in northeastern Pennsylvania

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The race for Ithaca City Court Judge: A look at the candidates

One candidate touts years of experience; the other, strong community relations.

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Ithaca developer seeks tax abatement for Carey Building upgrade

Frost Travis says the project is “barely feasible” without a tax abatement.

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Astorino calls Cuomo ‘dishonest’ after Times story

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino says an expose of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's role in a post-Superstorm Sandy inquiry shows his rival lacks integrity.

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NY Democrats get letter pressuring them to vote

New York's Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations are monitoring their neighborhood's election turnout and that the party will want an explanation if they do not cast a ballot.

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Troopers: Bainbridge murder suspect is NYPD retiree

Authorities say the suspect charged with killing a 26-year-old upstate New York man and wounding his father during an apparent road-rage incident is a retired New York City police officer.

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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

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Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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Harrison Ford signs on to ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

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The actor will reprise his 1982 role as bounty hunter Rick Deckard.

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Sting, ‘Sesame Street’ set for Macy’s parade

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KISS, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Nick Jonas, and Idina Menzel are also set to take part in the 88th annual parade.