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Cornell students call for changes from trustees

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Student protesters marched on the Board of Trustees meeting on campus Thursday to demand more influence on campus and an end to rising costs.

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Local police officers cover use of force in community class

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In Wednesday night's meeting of Ithaca's Citizen Police Academy, officers discussed how they make decisions to deal with situations.

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Ithaca Police: Phone scams still prevalent

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One scam involves a caller claiming to be from the IRS.

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Backers extend affordable housing program for Tompkins

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An affordable housing program between the city of Ithaca, Tompkins County and Cornell University will continue under an agreement reached this week.

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Census: Tompkins sees population growth, neighboring counties see declines

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Tompkins County saw its population increase by roughly 0.3% between July 2013, 2014

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

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Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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Are passwords past their prime?

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Could having a password become passé?

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

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Big tobacco companies have pushed for a range of controls on e-cigarettes, including health warnings, restricted sales, and scientific testing requirements.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

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Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

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Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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Thief uses his own credit card to jimmy door, leaves it behind

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A Pennsylvania man left behind an important clue when he broke into a friend's garage — a credit card with his name on it.

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Elephants save the day

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Authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what was keeping it from overturning: elephants.

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Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

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A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

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You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?

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The biggest bank accounts in baseball

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The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable team.

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Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

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Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

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Judge lets ex-NHL players’ lawsuit go on

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Former players are seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: National Anthem ‘fans’ at Walmart

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We all did this as kids ... we just probably didn't get caught on camera doing it in a Walmart.

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Ed Sheeran surprises newlyweds at wedding reception

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Ed Sheeran performs at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Ed Sheeran surprised a pair of newlyweds at their wedding reception by singing Thinking Out Loud for their first dance.

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Taylor Swift named among world’s greatest leaders in new Fortune poll

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Singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

Taylor Swift ranks two spots behind Pope Francis in a new Fortune.com poll of the World's Greatest Leaders.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Chris Daughtry heading back to TV

Chris Daughtry arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is heading back to the small screen for the new TV series "Studio City."

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Ed Sheeran splits from girlfriend

Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in London, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Ed Sheeran is single again after splitting from girlfriend Athina Andrelos.

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Kendrick Lamar’s leaked album debuts at number one

Kendrick Lamar performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW Music Festival on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Austin, Texas.

Kendrick Lamar scores his first TransAtlantic double chart-topper with To Pimp a Butterfly.

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