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State lawmakers approve delay in electronic prescriptions

Lawmakers say federal approvals still aren't in place for many doctors

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Police seek suspect in sexual assault near Cornell campus

Incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. Saturday

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Police investigate series of Southern Tier thefts

They say the men have stolen from at least three local towns.

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Gas leak causes chaos in Auburn

Underground explosions sent manhole covers flying and filled buildings with gas.

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New evidence in Charles Tan case

Defense lawyers say Tan's father may have been dead before alleged murder.

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City crews still thawing Ithaca’s frozen pipes

Frozen pipes are still a problem in the city of Ithaca, where more than a dozen residents are still without running water.

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Southern Tier may get casino after all

The state’s gaming facility location board has decided to re-open the bidding process.

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Water main break closes stores in Ithaca Mall

Ultimate Athletics, Planet Fitness, and the food court are currently closed due to lack of water.

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Cortland prepares for “Chill-A-Bration”

The town's own yearly winter festival will kick off Saturday.

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NY board advances new casino bidding for Southern Tier

Board members note that a winning bid will have to be better than two previously rejected proposals.

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Moravia man tries to sell house he doesn’t own

Brian Wilkinson faces one to three years in prison.

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Record cold taking toll on pipes in Ithaca, upstate New York

Freezing cold temperatures have led to frozen pipes, water main breaks across upstate New York

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New York considers reforms to grand jury cases involving police

Proposals floated by lawmakers, Cuomo administration, top state judge

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Cuomo sets Cuba trip for spring

The governor will visit Cuba on a state trade mission to investigate business opportunities.

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Ithaca gets closer look inside city’s police force

Officers of the department gave participants a tour of the building as well as a demonstration of some of its functions.

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Cost of attending Cornell to jump 3% in 2015-2016

Top ticket costs for Cornell will rise to $62,744 for out-of-state students

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1,600 New York soldiers headed to Afghanistan this year

Fort-Drum based soldiers will deploy this spring, summer

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Police: Shoplifter found with cocaine, pot

Arrest made Wednesday after shoplifting report from KMart on Route 13

Tioga Downs Casino & Racing (WENY-TV)

New York board to meet Friday to discuss possible expanded license for Tioga Downs

Board meets in same week that news surfaced of AG's investigation into casino selection process

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Coldest…February…EVER

Average temperature, as of Wednesday, was 10.7 degrees

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