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Summer’s over! Back to school time at Cornell

More than 3,200 students are part of Cornell's Class of 2019; students started moving into residence halls Friday morning, with classes to begin Tuesday


Cause still unknown in fatal Groton crash

Accident happened just before 4 a.m. last Sunday; authorities say two people injured were both released from hospital after treatment

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Airplane “Tommy” comes home to Finger Lakes

The WWI-era plane was built in Ithaca in 1918.


Ithaca is walkable: official says city has good sidewalks

The census data shows about 40 percent of workers walk to their job.


Rabid bat found in City of Ithaca

The bat was found on Utica Street, across from the Tabernacle Baptist Church.

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Former NHL player charged in central New York burglary

Dale Purinton, a former NHL player who spent time with the New York Rangers, was arrested Wednesday, more than one week after alleged burglary, assault


NYC Health officials identify source of deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak

Twelve patients have died, and more than 100 others were sickened.

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Committee recommends state study on effects of pipelines

The resolution supports research advocating for laws to require impact studies.

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Escaped convict arraigned on charges from breakout

The 35-year-old David Sweat is already serving life without parole for the killing of a sheriff's deputy.


Cayuga County corrections officer arrested for fraud

Officials say the corrections officer stole around $20,000 in false claims last year.


Local movie theater to begin checking bags before entry

Regal Entertainment Group announced Wednesday that theaters nationwide would begin carrying out policy; local movie theater in Lansing also impacted


Salvation Army helps kids with back to school shopping

The kids between 5 and 17 years old each got $100 to spend with help from a Salvation Army or community sponsor.

Congressman Tom Reed

Reed says negotiators sat down too soon with Iran

The congressman says the agreement with Iran isn't a partisan issue.

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President Carter has cancer on brain and liver, will undergo treatment

Several of the former president's family members died of pancreatic cancer.

Police stepping up patrols as students return to Ithaca

Police say they have a zero-tolerance policy for partying and underage drinking violations.

photo by Peter Blanchard

TCAT officials ask for $300,000 for new buses

TCAT officials say the buses are a decade old; they're asking Cornell, city of Ithaca and Tompkins County to pitch in to buy new buses


3 dead, 4 wounded in Rochester shooting

Rochester shooting happened outside of Boys and Girls Club; police say finding shooter is top priority


Prosecutor to provide update prison break investigation

Two people have been charged by the Clinton County District Attorney; update coming Thursday morning on investigation into June prison break

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick speaking at a press conference in January 2014.

Ithaca mayor attends global economic summit

Mayor Svante Myrick returned Wednesday from Switzerland, where he attended the World Economic Forum.


5-year-old boy calls 911 after car crash kills mom and sister

Police found the vehicle because the boy honked its horn.


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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction


The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’


That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.