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Oklahoma senator releases report on waste in government, cites Ithaca SWAT team funding

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Tom Coburn's report questions need for SWAT funding for Ithaca, citing crime rates in town

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CU Police investigating meth materials in backpack

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Cornell Police are seeking information after a resident reported a suspicious backpack found at 10:30am Sunday on the 300 block of Maple Avenue in the Town of Ithaca.

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Tompkins chamber supports proposed NYSEG pipeline expansion

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A proposed 7 mile gas pipeline that would stretch through the Towns of Lansing and Freeville has the support of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

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US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruption

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The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's anti-corruption commission says investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declines to say when they'll be finished.

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Lifton, Masser to debate Wednesday night for state assembly seat

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Debate will happen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Unitarian Church of Ithaca

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast

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The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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CVS develops tobacco-free prescription network

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CVS has pulled tobacco from its stores and will make customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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Store clerk gives would-be robber a stinging surprise

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A western Pennsylvania woman tells a would-be criminal to bug off!

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

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A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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Woman mistakes jail for bar

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One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.

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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

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It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

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Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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Ray Rice’s appeal hearing set for early November

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The hearing on the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL has tentatively been set for Nov. 5 and 6.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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In addition to the Giants win over the Royals in game 1 of the World Series, here is a look…

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WATCH: David Ortiz surprises troops with World Series tickets

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Baseball star David Ortiz surprises service members with an all access tour of Fenway Park and tickets to Game 1.

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Bumgarner dominant as Giants end Royals streak

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San Francisco brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener.

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Beyonce… Did you forget your pants?

Bey Bey forgot to go to the Pants store…

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Demi Lovato Gets Engaged!

Demi Lovato received the sweeted proposal and it’s caught on camera.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halloween house

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The decorations and synchronized light display on this house is so impressive, we won't even ask for candy.

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Famous album covers come alive

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No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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Judge refuses to dismiss ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have failed to convince a judge to dismiss a copyright lawsuit.

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Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Jodeci reunites for first time since ’06

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The R&B group will perform at the Soul Train Awards, the first performance in the U.S. since 2006.

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Toys ‘R’ Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls after protest

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If a Walter White action figure was on your Christmas list, it just got more difficult to find.

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Renee Zellweger: Furor over ‘peaceful’ face is ‘silly’

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The "Bridget Jones's Diary" star says her "new face" is a result of a massive lifestyle change.

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Join us for a “Spooktacular Monster Bash” on Halloween night.

Big Red Tailgates 2014

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Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

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Help support the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

Labatt: Rock Star for a Year

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