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New York AG wants details of DraftKings, FanDuel inquiries

Eric Schneiderman sent letters to executives of DraftKings, FanDuel, looking for information from their inquiries into employees


Police investigate Cortland car vandalism

Several cars damaged in Cortland Tuesday morning near Owego, Tompkins streets; police now looking for public's help during investigation


Good try, Yoko, but Ithaca always wins

Yoko Ono organized attempt in honor of late husband John Lennon, who would've turned 75 this year; Ithaca attempt at peace sign brought out 5,800 people


New York ranked number one for energy efficiency

A study by WalletHub shows New York's efficient use of energy for homes and vehicles overall is second to none.


City officials debate traffic patterns for 11-story building proposal

One of their ideas is to eliminate a slip lane used by traffic to turn right from Aurora onto East State.


Gas leak leads to evacuation at Freeville Elementary

Gas smell was discovered just after 9 a.m. inside Freeville Elementary; district officials say students were taken to Cassavant Elementary

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New York officials: Monitor credit report after Experian breach

New York AG Eric Schneiderman's office is offering tips after data breach at Experian; office says T-Mobile, Experian users may be at risk


Albany critics say “pork” spending is back in business

Some government watchdogs say a new program to distribute funds to municipal districts is similar to old Albany practices.


Cornell expands plans to help prisoners earn degrees

A new grant will allow Cornell to expand its programs to two additional prisons and grow course offerings.


Still no verdict in Charles Tan trial after another day of deliberations

Former Cornell student Charles Tan is on trial for the murder of his father earlier this year.

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Plane lands in Syracuse after pilot becomes ill, dies

American Airlines officials say flight from Phoenix to Boston was diverted to Syracuse after pilot became ill; plane landed safely but pilot pronounced dead


Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to New York vaccine policy

High court says New York's vaccine policy for students entering school does not violate a student's right of religious freedom

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Prospect of police presence affects Cortaca anticipation

Heightened police presence at last year's Cortaca football game has students and fans less excited for this year's match-up.

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Former Bomber remembered with suicide prevention walk

Ithaca residents and student athletes walked to raise money for suicide prevention in memory of former teammate and fellow student Max Addy.


TECH MINUTE: Science and archaeology combine to unearth history at Jamestown

A Cornell x-ray specialist works with archaeologists from Jamestown, Virginia, to make some fascinating discoveries about the early pioneers.

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Myrick: Ithaca must invest in Commons maintenance

While mayor says debt payments will continue to decrease for Commons reconstruction, he says investment must be made to maintain Commons after long rebuild


Jurors return Monday in Charles Tan murder trial

After three full days of deliberations, judge in Charles Tan murder trial sent jury home; Tan faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted


Western New York, Ithaca volunteers heading to South Carolina

Red Cross has deployed more than a dozen volunteers from western, central New York to help at shelters, in hard-hit flood areas of South Carolina.


Second man charged in Southern Tier murder

Michael Beard, of Elmira, was charged Friday in connection with murder of Steuben County woman; woman's husband also charged with murder


AG warns of potential ticket scams

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman warned this weekend over sales of tickets leading up to playoff games for Mets, Yankees


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 9


A look back at the entertainment headlines that went down in history.

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

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Taylor Swift is taking a break


After seven months on the road the "Shake It Off" singer is ready for some time off.