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  1. Ithaca's Plan To Open A Safe Site For Heroin Users Faces Legal HurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., wants to create a place where people can use heroin or other drugs injected drugs under supervision, in an effort to combat soaring deaths from overdoses. But that's a lot easier said than done.

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  2. Remembering Composer Steven StuckyRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The classical music community has marked two sad passings of major composers this month: first the death of 93-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner Leslie Bassett on Feb. 4 , and now the untimely death of another Pulitzer winner, Steven Stucky , one of the most widely admired and collegial figures in modern music. The composer's wife, Kristen Stucky, said in a statement that he had been diagnosed with a fast-moving brain cancer in November, and that he died at their home in Ithaca, N.Y. on Feb. 14. Whether he was writing for orchestra, vocal ensembles, solo musicians or chamber groups, Stucky balanced his taut constructions with a richly pigmented palette.

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  3. Following Protests, Ithaca College President Announces RetirementRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | National Public Radio

    "At the same time, I recognize that colleges evolve through eras defined by new opportunities and challenges," Rochon said. "I believe it is best for IC to be led in the future by a president chosen by the board specifically to make a fresh start on these challenges, including those that became so apparent to us all last semester."

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  4. Rescue Crews Work To Free 17 Miners Trapped In Salt Mine In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The crane that's being used in the rescue of 17 miners stuck in an elevator underground at the Cargill Salt Mine in Lansing, N.Y., is seen here, in a photo provided by the Ithaca Fire Department. AP hide caption The crane that's being used in the rescue of 17 miners stuck in an elevator underground at the Cargill Salt Mine in Lansing, N.Y., is seen here, in a photo provided by the Ithaca Fire Department.

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  5. 7 Bundles Of Scientific Joy: 'Test Tube Puppies' Prove IVF Can Work In DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Cornell graduate student Jennifer Nagashima and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute research biologist Nucharin Songsasen - lead author and co-author, respectively, of a new paper on IVF in dogs - walk two of the puppies born during their research this summer. Seven tussling puppies could bring a smile to anyone's face.

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  6. After Student Protests, Ithaca Faculty Will Hold Confidence Vote On PresidentRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Just days after the University of Missouri System president resigned under pressure from students, another college president is facing a crucial vote this afternoon. Students of color at Ithaca College have been protesting a series of racially charged events.

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  7. Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Among 2015 MacArthur 'Genius' Award WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, puppetry artist Basil Twist and neuroscientist Beth Stevens work in wholly unrelated fields, but they do have at least one thing in common. Along with 21 others, they are winners of the 2015 "genius" grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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  8. A Carnivore's Solution To Space Constraints: The Meat LockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Matt LeRoux of the Cornell Cooperative Extension opens one of the rentable bins at the new meat locker in Corning, N.Y. Solvejg Wastvedt for NPR hide caption Matt LeRoux of the Cornell Cooperative Extension opens one of the rentable bins at the new meat locker in Corning, N.Y. Next time you go to the grocery store to buy meat, consider this: It would probably be much cheaper per pound to buy a whole animal directly from a farmer, eliminating the middleman. But storage can be a problem.

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  9. Just How Sweet Is The Taste Of Victory?Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Ah, the sweet taste of victory. And now there's scientific evidence to back that up.

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