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Lockout at Trumansburg schools in response to likely “senior hoax”

The lockout was put in place as a precautionary measure.

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Several cows killed, injured when Cuyler dairy barn roof collapses

At least five cows reportedly were killed and about a dozen others were injured.

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Power outage leads to canceled classes, building closures at Ithaca College

Outages were first reported around 8 a.m.

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Deputies: Drunk driver pulled up behind patrol car, led police on chase

Deputies say Richard Bitter III, 35, was arrested following car, foot chase Feb. 25

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Cattle trapped after barn collapse in Cortland County

Barn collapse reported in Cuyler just after midnight Tuesday

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TC3 president: School still “essential component” of local area

Carl Haynes said that despite difficulties, Tompkins Cortland Community College is continuing to innovate and expand.

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Commons shop owners concentrate on construction

Store owners on the Ithaca Commons say they're more worried about when downtown construction will end than changes to city code.

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Syracuse-area lawmakers push for more options for I-81 rebuild

Onondaga County lawmakers say tunnel, depressed highway should remain options for rebuild of road through Syracuse

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Cuomo renews call for $10.50/hour minimum wage

Speaking in Buffalo, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the current economic recovery is only serving the top 1 percent.

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Bill to legalize mixed martial arts advances in NY

New York is the only state that bans MMA.

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State: Agriculture contributes over $37B to New York economy

State Comptroller's office says state ranks in top 10 nationally in dairy production, as well as wine, apple, maple syrup production

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Southern Tier man sentenced to 50 years in prison for 2013 murder

Police say Davide Coggins murdered couple in April 2013 after breaking into Chatauqua County home

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43 busted in fake ID investigation in Cortland

City's police force continued effort to control underage drinking in Cortland

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New York’s Congressional representatives respond to Netanyahu visit

Ithaca's representative in Congress says President Obama should welcome Netanyahu, dialogue on Iran issue

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New York lawmakers to push for “toxic toy” bill

Lawmakers are trying to eliminate use of certain chemicals in toys

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Following altercation, deputies arrest man at Cortland bowling alley

Deputies say 36-year-old William Greenwood got into an altercation inside the Cortlanes Bowling Alley.

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As Dryden police chief retires, future of village police department remains uncertain

The police chief in the Village of Dryden is retiring at a time when the future of their police department remains unclear.

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NYSUT criticizes charter schools for inviting students to rally

NYSUT President Karen Magee says she's not sure what educational value students will get out of a political event.

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Ithaca College approves 2.85 percent tuition hike

For students who live on campus, tuition will be just over $55K.

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Water main break closes Maple Avenue

Closed until further notice.

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

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"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

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The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.