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Memo details first ideas on truck safety in Ithaca

CIty's Board of Public Works will discuss options presented by city transportation engineer during Monday meeting

From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

Ithaca police chief: Heroin is “an epidemic” in our community

It’s a problem for law enforcement, health officials, and maybe someone you know.

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Voters to decide on extra $500k for Newfield school project

Money will be used to add new heating, cooling systems at auditorium for high school, middle school

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UPDATE: Suspect charged in Tioga Co. fatal hit-and-run

Police say couple was jogging in town of Tioga Saturday morning when they were hit by car, which fled the scene

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Police: Woman stole $160K from community volunteer organization

A Seneca County woman is accused of stealing more than $160,000 from a community volunteer organization.

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ICSD breakfast prices to increase next year

Due to new USDA guidelines, the price of breakfasts provided to students in Ithaca City Schools will increase next school year.

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Ithaca company gets property tax breaks in 3D printing venture

Tompkins County has approved property tax abatements for Incodema3D, a spinoff of the Ithaca-based Incodema, Inc.

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Report: NY smoking cessation coverage is “inadequate”

New York State’s coverage for helping smokers quit is inadequate, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

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Woman steals $3k in items from Candor gas station

A 22 year-old Endicott woman was charged after kicking in the door of a gas station in Candor. Investigators say…

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Crews continue work to secure Simeon’s Restaurant site

Demolition work done at site following June crash; work this week has focused on closing off site to weather conditions

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Myrick: West Hill violence problems partly due to “structural poverty”

Mayor reacts to increased violence problems on Ithaca's West Hill during July

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Weather cooperates, as Jets hold first public practice in Cortland

New stars shine on first day of camp at SUNY Cortland

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Report: More than 1,800 public workers make more than New York’s governor

Report by Empire Center for Public Policy shows pay for municipal employees outside New York City

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Districts backing away from state money to extend school days

South Seneca one of four districts that may turn down state grant, because there's not enough time to implement programs

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Ithaca woman gets stuck in swamp, charged with DWI

She drove over a road barrel, and then got stuck in a swamp behind a grocery store.

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NY board to weigh rules for workers who get tips

New York plans to hold public hearings on regulations governing service workers who get tips and have base pay lower than the state's hourly minimum wage.

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Rain doesn’t keep Jets fans from welcoming team to Cortland

New York Jets will be in Cortland for training camp through mid-August; team is in town for sixth year

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Deputies: Cayuga Co. man reached for detective’s gun during arrest

Incident happened Tuesday as deputies arrested man for April burglary

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Officer saves 3-year-old from water in Seneca County

Police say two children climbed out window of home in Waterloo; officer rescued 3-year-old from Erie Canal shortly after they left home

From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

Ithaca Police ask city for two more officers

Ithaca’s police chief is asking city lawmakers to set aside funding to hire two more officers.

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‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ beat expectations at box offices

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This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from "Hercules."

Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million.

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Baby elephant meets a cat

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Elephant Meets Cat

Maybe this elephant is more of a dog lover?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones’: Season 4 bloopers

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Check out the awkwardness behind the scenes with your favorite Westeros characters.