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8 hrs ago | WENY

String of Ithaca Burglaries Continues

A butcher shop, a convenience store, a sailing shop and a subway. Thieves in Ithaca hit those stores or at least tried to four times in the past three days.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 12, 2014

B104.7

Nine Suspects Rounded Up In Meth Investigation

District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced today that nine defendants have been arrested in connection with a May 12, 2014 explosion of a clandestine methamphetamine lab in the Town of Locke.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Explosion, Locke, NY, Cayuga County, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Lansing Star

Severe Storms Cause Flood Portions of Lansing

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response issued an alert Tuesday warning motorists of road closures on both sides of the lake, due to flooding and downed trees and wires.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Man freed after three murder trials back in jailMan freed after three ...

Man freed after three murder trials back in jail Man freed after three hung juries in 2010 murder jailed after chase by police.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ithaca, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Free rabies vaccinations available fora

The Buzz: Free rabies vaccinations available for pets Broome County is offering free rabies vaccines for pets through the rest of the year.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Broome County, NY

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings & Flood Advisories

An Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory is also in effect for portions of Tompkins and Schuyler counties until 7:00pm for the possibility of localized flood issues on creeks and streams and ponding on roadways.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Schuyler County, NY, Hailstorm, Weather, Tornado, Entertainment

14850 Today

Serious flooding around Ithaca and Lansing after another afternoon of heavy rain

We're hearing lots of reports of localized flooding around Tompkins County after an afternoon of heavy rain.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lansing, NY, Ithaca, NY

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Southern Tier

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Southern Tier Giant hogweed has been identified at 79 locations in the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Dryden, NY, Broome County, NY, Chemung County, NY, Chemung, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Flood advisory in effect this afternoon for much of areaFlood...

Flood advisory in effect this afternoon for much of area Parts of Chemung, Schuyler and Tompkins counties affected by heavy rain Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1ni8ESx JEFF RICHARDS/Star-Gazette Falls flowing in Schuyler Water rushes down Chequaga Falls in Montour Falls Tuesday morning after heavy rain.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Montour Falls, NY, Schuyler County, NY

WENY

Effective in Tompkins County, Ny Until 8/3/2014 6:30 PM Est

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... CENTRAL AND WESTERN TOMPKINS COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK... * UNTIL 630 PM EDT * AT 332 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES AND RAIN GAGE REPORTS INDICATED EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Trumansburg, NY

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Post-Standard

Cortland County police use 'stop stick' to apprehend four...

Cortland County sheriff's deputies used a "stop stick" to apprehend four suspects who were fleeing Tompkins County with mobile meth labs, police said.

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Related Topix: Cortland County, NY

Fri Aug 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Second Kitchen Theatre Yard Sale Set for Today

One more chance to purchase treasures from the Kitchen Theatre Company today, August 2nd from 10am to 1pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ithaca, NY

14850 Today

14850 Happenings: Movies in the Park each Friday through August

Outdoor drive-in movie theatres are becoming hard to find, but outdoor movies have returned to Ithaca in recent years.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Lansing Star

School Lunch Prices to Rise

The Lansing Board of Education approved increased school lunch prices last week to comply with government aid requirements.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lansing, NY, Ithaca, NY, Groton, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Handicapper rates Reed more likely to beat Roberston

The Cook Political Report, a respected nonpartisan handicapper of congressional races, has upgraded Republican Rep. Tom Reed's chances of winning re-election in November.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Lansing Star

Planning Board Approves Special Permit For Village Mosque

Following a public hearing Monday the Village of Lansing Planning Board approved a special permit to build a mosque on Graham Road.

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Related Topix: Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Lansing Star

Tompkins Residents Satisfied with Quality of Life

A recent poll of Tompkins County residents conducted by the independent research firm American Strategies shows that Tompkins County residents praise the local quality of life, and that one in three Tompkins County residents are interested in moving to a new home in the next year or two.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lansing Star

Artists Market Draws Big Crowds

Art lovers filled the Ithaca Farmer's Market last Friday for Community Arts Partnership Artists Market, where local art work of every description on sale.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins

Dangerous hogweed spreading in Tompkins Giant hogweed has been identified at 79 locations in the Southern Tier.

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Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Apiculture, Science, Chemung, NY, Broome County, NY, Chemung County, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Steuben Courier

Missing Prattsburgh man found; jailed for violating his parole

A Prattsburgh man who triggered a large search by authorities on Friday after being reported missing by his parents was located over the weekend, and is now in Steuben County Jail for violating his parole.

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Related Topix: Prattsburgh, NY, Steuben County, NY, Naples, NY

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