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Working group on truck safety plans meeting

Elected officials from the local and state level will continue their talk about truck safety in Ithaca next month.

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Poll: Republican Katko takes lead over incumbent Maffei in central New York race

Poll out Tuesday shows major swing in competitive race in Syracuse area, growing support for Rob Astorino

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Workers find Ithaca man in basement of Commons cafe; suspect charged with burglary

Police say workers at Mate Factor found Michael Robinson in basement just before midnight

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New York lawmakers to pitch restricted uses of GPS devices

Ban would focus on placement of GPS devices on someone's car without consent

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One dead, one injured in road-rage shooting; police charge suspect with murder

56-year-old man charged with murder in connection with incident in Chenango County

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Ithaca doctor talks effectiveness of Ebola quarantines, travel bans

Dr. Doug MacQueen addressed stories over quarantines, travel bans, during Monday interview

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Homeless man, 23, found dead on Ithaca’s West Hill

A body was found in Ithaca Saturday afternoon.

Police and fire trucks lined streets of Cortland Saturday night following Cortland's win in the annual Cortaca Jug game.

Twelve people arrested following undercover sting of Cortland bars, liquor stores

Police say they planned the stings in order to get the businesses in compliance with state and local laws prior to this year's game, which will be held in Cortland.

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Police: Man spent over four hours in tree following chase

After four house, police finally talked suspect in Steuben County out of tree Saturday

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Two injured in crash on Route 34/96 in Newfield

Accident happened around 6:30 Saturday night as truck driver attempted to make turn

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13-year-old Cayuga County teen injured in accidental shooting

Police are not saying much more about an accidental shooting that occurred Friday, which left a 13-year-old injured.

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Cuomo modifies Ebola quarantine protocols

Objections came to quarantines announced late last week by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

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Proposed “fracking waste” ban gains local support

A law that would ban the use of fracking waste on roads in Tompkins County is gaining support among local lawmakers.

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WHCU Health Report: Obesity prevention hub to open at Cornell

Cornell’s Obesity Prevention Center is funded by a two-year, $856,000 grant from the USDA.

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Dogs seized from central New York home to be put up for adoption

Former dog control officer charged with animal cruelty, after more than 200 dogs were seized from home in Tully

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Student charged for making threats that led to SUNY school lockdown

20-year-old student now faces federal charge

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13-year-old injured in Cayuga County shooting

Shooting happened Friday night in town of Ledyard

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NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

Mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Nike hype video welcomes LeBron back to Cleveland

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The video huddles the whole city as "The King" returns home.

in Music

Queen, Fleetwood Mac won’t be playing Glastonbury

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The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumored to have been booked as the big names for the 2015 festival.

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Rihanna donates $135K to AIDS charity

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The singer dished out $135,000 at an auction to benefit AIDS research at the star-studded amfAR Inspiration gala.

in Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

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Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.