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Cornell set to increase campaign goal to $5.75B

Cornell Now campaign raises money for university's campuses in Ithaca, New York City


As health care workers prep for Ebola, New York also focusing on schools

While much of the attention regarding the Ebola scare in the U.S. has focused on whether hospitals could care for…

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Cornell celebrating homecoming weekend, 150th anniversary

Weekend of activities comes as school celebrates 150th anniversary


Syracuse University pulls invitation for photographer who spent time in Liberia

Michel du Cille says he had invitation pulled Thursday after conversation with school officials

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Lawmaker to propose plastic bag ban for New York

Queens assemblyman to propose plastic bag ban during legislative session in 2015; says bill would ban single-use bags in stores across New York


Jindal endorses Astorino, makes critical comments of U.S. response to Ebola

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Thursday in New York City

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After Ebola news conference, Cuomo flies to Caribbean

Governor says visits to Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico are "sign of respect" for their ties to New York


Two men indicted for string of thefts from Mecklenburg home

Prosecutors say thieves repeatedly entered home, stole items, then took them to local scrap yards


Cuomo announces new Ebola measures, eight hospitals focusing on virus

Cuomo says the state is ready to tackle Ebola, announces new steps being taken to prepare for virus


NY Court upholds Stop Common Core ballot limit

A midlevel appeals court has rejected three Republican and Conservative party candidates' bids to have their names also appear on the new "Stop Common Core" ballot line.


Court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.

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New progress on Commons re-build includes steel for Bernie Milton Pavilion

Steel being set for Bernie Milton Pavilion this, next week


15 NY Counties ask State to pick up indigent legal costs

15 counties across New York are urging the State to pick up the cost of defense for the poor.

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Compromise could require Ithaca Police officers to live in Tompkins County

City officials have floated idea requiring officers to move into Tompkins County, stay for five years


Police: Homeless man assaulted security official at Syracuse biz group

Assaulted happened around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in Syracuse

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Tompkins County lawmakers may oppose Seneca Lake gas storage

Proposal calls for liquefied propane gas to be stored in salt caverns along Seneca Lake


New York comptroller candidates talk state lawmaker expenses in debate

Thomas DiNapoli, Robert Antonacci clashed on role of comptroller in investigating state lawmaker expense payments

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New York leader calls for better state response to Ebola concerns

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos calls for comprehensive plan to deal with Ebola, focusing on everything from safety of health workers to patient isolation


CDC needs better Ebola protocols, Cornell professor warns

After two health care workers in Texas contracted Ebola, hospitals nationwide are looking to get their hands on Hazmat suits and protective gear.

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State holds dairy summit at Cornell, commits up to $1.2 million for Harford dairy facility

New York’s lieutenant governor and top agriculture official took part in a summit at Cornell Wednesday, focusing on the state’s…


in Viral Videos

Famous album covers come alive


No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

in Music

Judge refuses to dismiss ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit


Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have failed to convince a judge to dismiss a copyright lawsuit.

in Entertainment

Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast


The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.