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“Offensive banners” hung from Cortland homes; SUNY Cortland investigating

Sign was seen hanging from off-campus house on Groton Avenue in Cortland at around 3:30 p.m. Friday; school is investigating

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Drivers in Route 13 crash injured

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Mayor: Ithaca sacrificed, building best downtown in the country

The reconstruction project has been in the works for nearly a decade.

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Accident causes shutdown on Route 13 in Dryden

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of 13 and Lower Creek Road.

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Cayuga Waterfront Trail to open this weekend

The Cayuga Waterfront Trail has its grand opening celebration Sunday after 15 years of work.

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OPEN! Brand new Ithaca Commons celebrated with fanfare

City, state leaders led celebration Friday on Ithaca Commons; ribbon cutting ceremony was held, with ribbon stretching from Aurora Street to Cayuga Street

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Cornell hits record fundraising numbers for sesquicentennial

Fundraising totals for the Cornell Now campaign have hit over $6 billion.

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Workers keep digging on Lansing school septic systems

The septic system overhaul will not be finished before the schools' opening day.

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Fort Drum to send soldiers to South Korea

The Syracuse based soldiers will be sent for a 9 month mission.

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Auburn prison spends week in lockdown mode

Auburn Correctional Facility was locked down Monday; multiple reports of attacks on officers, fights between inmates, weapons found

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Shooting victim, with ties to central New York, recovering

Vicky Gardner, the chamber of commerce leader and shooting victim in Wednesday's shooting outside of Roanoke, Virginia, grew up in Union Springs

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Project manager glad to see public reclaim the Ithaca Commons

After three years, the Commons reconstruction project wrapped up in July.

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Ithaca College to receive state STEM grant

The $600,000 grant for Ithaca College will go toward improving offerings in math and science fields.

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Racially charged symbols graffitied on NYS Thruway

Deputies say they found graffiti on an underpass while conducting a routine patrol.

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Fourth trial date confirmed for Cal Harris

Defense lawyers for Cal Harris say they're trying to block the new trial.

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Syracuse University purchases body cameras for officers

School says it has purchased 36 body cameras for officers, which should be operational by October

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Capital Region man first conviction under tougher state DWI law

32-year-old from Schenectady is first to be convicted under Vince's Law, which increases penalties for those with repeat DWI offenses

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Central New York man uses jack to lift truck off brother

Police say truck crashed into ATV driven by Dale Durant, 75, on Wednesday; his brother, Peter, was able to get truck off of Dale's chest by using jack

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Ithaca makes national list of most expensive places to live

List produced by Washington D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute; Ithaca ranks eighth, with 5 of 10 top locations located in New York state

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This week’s top country tracks

Zac Brown as Zac Brown Band performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.