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NY Thruway set to reopen with restrictions

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the 132-mile section of the Thruway closed since Tuesday because of a massive lake-effect snow storm in western New York will reopen later Friday with restrictions.

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Cayuga County teen enters guilty plea in stepfather’s death

Logan Jones could spend more than 15 years in prison

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Reed: President Obama turned his back on American citizens

Reed said President placed politics over interest of fellow citizens

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Smoke damage forces evacuation of Ithaca hotel

Fire happened Thursday night at Best Western in East Hill Plaza in Ithaca

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Truckers find spots to wait out western New York storms

Over 250 truckers sat at truck stops Thursday as more snow hit western New York

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UPDATE: Snow storm to blame for 12 deaths

Officials say deaths tied to exposure to cold, car accident, heart attacks

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Crews from Tompkins County head to snow-battered Buffalo

Members of the all-volunteer fire department in Dryden left for Buffalo Thursday night; municipal crews left Saturday

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ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown takes part in White House summit

Brown said the Ithaca City School District was praised for using technology effectively in the classroom setting.

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City, town of Ithaca negotiating fire protection services

The town is looking to pay less than they have in years past.

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Ithaca, Cortland rank high in health care enrollment

The Ithaca and Cortland areas had some of the highest enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act in the first enrollment season.

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Official: Bills home game to be relocated

A severe lake-effect snowstorm has led the NFL to relocate the game.

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Jerrold Meinwald, Cornell chemistry professor, receives National Science Medal at White House ceremony

The medals handed out Thursday are the nation's highest honors for scientists.

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Olympic gold medalist to deliver Ithaca College commencement address

Meghan Musnicki earned the gold medal as a member of the U.S. national rowing team at the 2012 summer Olympics in London.

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Red Cross helping more than 300 at shelters in western New York

Shelters were opened Tuesday, Wednesday from Pa. border to Buffalo area

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Cuomo: Stay home as crews clear roads

Governor arrived in Buffalo-area Wednesday, held briefing Thursday morning

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Northern New York gets own dose of winter weather

Some communities east of Lake Ontario have received 2 1/2 feet of snow

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Massachusetts company acquires Ithaca business in $230M deal

Deal announced Tuesday between M/A-Com Technology, BinOptics

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Ithaca police officers, community members, undergo federal DOJ training

Training sessions occurred last week, according to Mayor Svante Myrick

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Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Korean War vet from Ithaca

Service to be held Saturday for Army Sergeant Michael J. Barra of Ithaca, who was killed fighting in Korean War

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Connecticut sending workers, heavy equipment to western New York

Workers, plow trucks will arrive in Buffalo Thursday, stay through Monday

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This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.

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REVIEW: Third installment of ‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t disappoint

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

Reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen faces the broiling drama of a budding revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."

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Modern version of ‘All in the Family’ in the works

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The groundbreaking '70s sitcom is being reworked for a 2015 audience.