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Ithaca Police report two stabbings around the same time in different locations Monday afternoon

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The Ithaca Police responded to two separate stabbings on Monday afternoon. The first stabbing was around 4:10 p.m. at Walmart. The victim was stabbed in the abdomen before the suspect fled on foot. Bystanders assisted ... more
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Parent’s Choice baby rice cereal sold at Walmart is recalled for inorganic arsenic during FDA sampling

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Baby rice sold at Walmart is being recalled after inorganic arsenic was found during sampling. The FDA has issued a recall for three lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal. Routine sampling by the FDA ... more
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File your taxes for free with IRS’s Free File before Friday’s final deadline

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Free File is software that the IRS offers for people who are below a certain income so they can file their taxes for free. Anyone who has an adjusted gross income of $72,000 or less ... more
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There’s only one week left until the federal tax deadline, don’t forget or it’ll cost hundreds in penalties

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Deadlines for 2020 taxes this year were in May, but many opted to file for the extension which is up Oct. 15. The deadline, which is normally in April, was extended to May 17. Taxes ... more
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17 new COVID-19 cases reported in addition to 28 new cases Sunday for Ontario County

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As of Oct. 11 Ontario County Public Health reports 17 new cases of COVID-19. This is in addition to the 28 new cases from Sunday. Two cases from Monday are under the age of 18 ... more
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Pfizer has a booster vaccine, but when will Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?

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The Pfizer booster shot has been approved for COVID-19 for certain people, but following the CDC and FDA's discussions, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna have not been brought up. The CDC states there is not ... more
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University of Rochester dining services face a staff shortage

As staffing shortages continue to plague the hospitality industry, the University of Rochester is finding themselves in trouble. Many students have been given partial refunds for their meal plans worth 20%, and one dining hall ... more
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Health Department releases study saying vaccines may be waning but remain protective against hospitalization

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The Department of Health released a study that shows vaccines are still effective and keep people out of hospitals when they contract COVID-19. The study looked at 8,834,604 New York adults and how the vaccine ... more
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Governor Kathy Hochul signs new law; threatening to expose someone’s immigration status is extortion

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Governor Kathy Hochul signed a new law this weekend that would criminalize threats anyone makes in New York to expose another person's immigration status. The law views the threats as extortion or coercion. Similar laws ... more
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COLA could be revealed this week by Social Security Administration, how much more money will you get?

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COLA is the cost of living adjustment that is made to social security recipients every year to make sure people receive enough after inflation. The increase is decided on using data provided by the Consumer ... more
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Amish buggy struck by vehicle Friday evening in Madison County

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An Amish buggy was involved in a crash Friday night in the Town of Lebanon in Madison County. On Oct. 8 Deputies responded to the crash around 6 p.m. A KIA driven by Madison Mae ... more
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Geneva Public Library book sale starts today, runs through Oct. 23

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The fall book sale at the Geneva Public Library begins today. One of the biggest highlights is a large collection of science fiction books donated this year and they cover the entire history of the ... more
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Woman drives car into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night

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A Phelps woman drove into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night. Melinda Miller was driving east on State Route 31 when the accident happened. Her car went off the south side of the road ... more
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What is being done to address the state of emergency surrounding gun violence in New York State?

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A new agency called the Office of Gun Violence Prevention that was supposed to be set up within the Health Department has not been created. Former Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency surrounding ... more
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People want to know, if an employer requires the vaccine can they refuse to get it?

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Employers are allowed to require the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may also fire an employee over it if they don't have a good enough reason not to get it. Deeply held religious beliefs and underlying ... more
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Pilot lands plane at LaGuardia after passenger displays erratic and suspicious behavior over the weekend

A passenger acting erratically caused an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday. The Embraer Air E75 regional jet landed around 3 p.m. and passengers safely exited the plane. Other passengers became concerned when the ... more
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Driver of a stolen SUV leads Deputies on a chase over the weekend in Penfield

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A person was arrested after leading police on a chase over the weekend in Penfield. Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Monroe County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a crash after an SUV crossed into ... more
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Oswego County man pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges

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A man from Oswego County pleaded guilty to his role in a drug trafficking operation Thursday. He could face up to 20 years in prison with a $1 million dollar fine. Tyler Hull, 38, of ... more
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One woman appears to be the target of multiple acts of vandalism and hate speech in Rome

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A woman appears to be the victim of vandalism and hate speech in Rome. On Wednesday, Rome Police responded to a criminal mischief complaint and found three vehicles had been spray painted on West Thomas ... more
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Man shot inside his vehicle in Cicero before arriving to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse

Man shot inside his vehicle in Cicero before arriving to St. Joseph’s in Syracuse
A man had been shot twice in the stomach while sitting in his car before arriving to St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. The man told officials he had been sitting inside of his vehicle on ... more
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Another Upstate resident arrested for role on Jan. 6 insurrection at U.S. Capitol, this time a Hilton man

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The number of Upstate New York residents involved in the insurrection January 6 at the U.S. Capitol continues to rise, most recently with the arrest of a Hilton resident. Cody Mattice, 28, of Hilton, has ... more
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