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Youth survey shows some promising statistics

According to Tompkins County's biannual survey, drug and alcohol use is down among local students.

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West Nile and EEE reported throughout New York

One of the cases of EEE was found near the Syracuse area.

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Finishing touches on the Cayuga Waterfront Trail

Officials say the trail will be ready in time for the ribbon cutting ceremony on August 30th.

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June rainfall reaches almost twice the average

The Northeast Climate Center says flooding conditions were worse because May was much drier than usual.

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Freeville man sentenced for rape, child pornography

54-year-old Michael Ruffino will now face five years in prison for the multiple charges against him.

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Victim of car-pedestrian accident over weekend identified

According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department, 20-year-old Kaila Mae Baraby died after being hit by a car Sunday.

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Man arrested for DWI pulled over with car full of kids

The 39-year-old had eight underage children in the car.

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New York sees strong growth in solar power

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says installed solar power generation tripled since 2011.

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Lifton weighs in on end of legislative session

Ithaca's assemblywoman said some progress was made, but many important items fell by the wayside.

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Deadline looms for Southern Tier casino license

As of Monday, only one application has been submitted for a casino license from the state.

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Cornell scientists develop models for Earth-like planets

Scientists say the models can help them project how life could have developed on planets both far away and closer to home.

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Fewer New Yorkers signed up for state healthcare in second year

New York tied for the lowest increase in enrollment with Rhode Island.

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Board of Realtors commits to cleaning up Newfield

Members of the Ithaca real estate business were part of a cleanup crew in the community last weekend.

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Investigators: friend may have bought gun for Tan

The 19-year-old Cornell University student is charged with killing his father with a shotgun in February.

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Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Dryden Sunday

Police say a female victim reportedly died after being taken to a Syracuse hospital.

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NY agency approves permits to remove invasive species

The Adirondack Park Agency says this will help remove non-native plants and animals.

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New solar energy campaign launches in Southern Tier

Environmental groups are launching campaigns to help homeowners and small businesses buy solar panels.

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UPDATE: Taughannock Blvd. re-opened after house fire

Officials say Route 89 is now clear.

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New York schools fail to combat bullying

A prosecutor says the enforcement of the NY Dignity Act has been a "disaster."

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Body found in Syracuse’s sewer system identified

Police say the man fell through an open manhole while helping a motorist stuck in flooding.

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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Facebook has an heiress

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child.

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TV: What’s new on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu

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August is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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REVIEW: Strong cast helps ‘Rogue Nation’ create a blast of entertainment

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In the latest installment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, Tom Cruise may have finally found a marriage that will work.