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  1. Jeff Taylor of Corning finds a new spot along the pier to fish for landlocked salmon on Seneca Lake at Watkins Glen on Wednesday. Water levels are high in Seneca Lake this spring.

    Water levels high on Seneca, Cayuga lakes

    • Apr. 17, 2014

    Concerns have been rising along with the levels of Seneca and Cayuga lakes, but officials say measures are being taken to reverse the trend.



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A blue tattoo: Tier Holocaust survivor inspires region to never forget

But not the essence of this Holocaust survivor who, as a young woman seven decades ago, lost nearly all her family and was stripped of her own name and humanity in a concentration camp.

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        Concerns have been rising along with the levels of Seneca and Cayuga lakes, but officials say measures are being taken to reverse the trend....

          7:29 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      2. Ithaca drops 1,000 private-sector jobs

        The region's private-sector employment took a big hit in March....

          6:37 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
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          5:21 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      4. High school scoreboard: Thursday's results and Friday's schedule

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          11:31 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      5. Tompkins County Health Report: 9 eatery inspection violations found

        The Tompkins County Health Department cited nine eating establishments in March for critical violations of state sanitation codes that could lead to food-related illness....

          2:10 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
      6. Ithaca deemed among most exciting college towns

        Ithaca is among the 10 'most exciting college towns,' according to the blog of the real estate website Movoto....

          1:59 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      7. TCAT seeks forensic audit after alleged $247K theft

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          7:17 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      8. Cornell research says chocolate milk ban in schools backfires

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          9:05 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      9. Inmate found dead in Tompkins County jail

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          5:45 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
      10. Tompkins research institution publishes hydrofracking book

        New York state communities, landowners and politicians need unbiased information to make up their minds on hydraulic fracturing, according to three Tompkins County scientists who recently published a book on the controversial natural-gas-extraction method...

          7:58 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
      11. Body found in Jungle

        Ithaca Police Department officers found a body in the Jungle on Wednesday....

          8:12 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
      12. Child killer Eric Smith calls his 1993 crime 'horrendous,' 'violent'

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          5:01 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      13. Tioga Downs plans to add golf

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          6:39 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      14. Lower scores pushing health concerns aside for Joey Sindelar

        Just four events into the 2014 Champions Tour season, Joey Sindelar is already more than halfway to his earnings total of last year....

          5:19 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      15. Miner resigns as chairwoman of state Democratic Committee

        Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner said Thursday she is resigning her post as co-chair of the state Democratic committee and won't be heading to state convention next month on Long Island....

          10:40 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      16. Empire State Games officially kaput

        Don't call it a comeback — a local effort to rekindle the moribund Empire State Games has flamed out....

          12:01 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
      17. Dip in sales-tax revenue concerns local governments

        Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca were on opposite sides of the first-quarter sales tax trend that raised concerns among local governments across the state that their budgets will be increasingly strained....

          5:47 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
      18. Owego mayor's DWI hearing adjourned until May

        Court proceedings for the Village of Owego mayor on drunken driving and related charges have been adjourned until next month....

          6:48 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
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        An Owego woman has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from an independent accessories boutique where she was employed....

          8:34 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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        I'd like to introduce you to Albert Stanios from the Czech Republic, hereby known less formally as 'Bert.'...

          1:18 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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