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Cornell president says we cannot be “complacent to racism”

Both the incoming and outgoing presidents released states on Thursday about the AME Church shooting.

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Local United Way sends message of solidarity to Charleston

Members say they'll gather with residents Friday morning to spell out a message of support to the South Carolina community.

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Lawmakers react to Supreme Court healthcare ruling

New York State lawmakers' reactions are mixed.


Driver reported dead in Route 20 crash

Police say Cash Holtby was pronounced dead at the scene after his car veered into the path of a tractor trailer Wednesday night.


New efforts begin to combat local hydrilla problem

Workers with the hydrilla project say they'll be doing a dye study this week before beginning new chemical treatments.

photo by Peter Blanchard

TCAT moving on from Johnson sentencing

The transportation company says it's looking to start fresh after a former employee was sentenced to jail time for embezzlement.


Sigler responds to Lifton’s comments on power plant

The Lansing legislator said he's disappointed at Lifton's decision to back closure of the Cayuga Power Plant.


Civil liberties group: Transgender students still harassed

Report criticizes state lawmakers, education officials for not doing enough to protect transgender students

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Lawyer: Client didn’t know meat had tools inside

Corrections officer Gene Palmer will be arraigned Thursday


Lifton calls for coal plants to be shut down

State lawmaker speaks out over coal plants, like Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing

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Northern Lights may be visible Wednesday night

Northern Lights may be visible if the weather clears up.

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Residents speak out against development plans for Hancock Street

Residents say a plan to put a four-story housing complex on the site isn't in keeping with the character of the area.


Johnson sentenced to 90 days in jail for embezzlement

Pamela Johnson was arrested last year after stealing nearly a quarter of a million dollars from TCAT.


Band with Ithaca roots makes national headlines on “Tonight Show”

Band has shows throughout summer, including appearances on "Today" show, "The View"

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Tompkins shows lowest unemployment rate in local group of counties

According to state labor statistics, Tompkins County sits at 4.1 percent unemployment, down from a year ago.


World traveling bicyclist gives book talk

Ithacans gathered to hear the story of a bicyclist who's been worldwide.


New York hits record high production levels for maple syrup

Production levels at highs not seen for 70 years


New York, 6 other states get extended waivers under No Child Left Behind

Extension gives states flexibility under education law

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Police report indicates driver in Simeon’s crash “had the ability to stop”

Report gives more details of crash, indicates driver could've taken actions to stop truck


in Entertainment

See what’s new on Netflix this month


Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities


Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks


The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.