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— Jeff Stein
1 — Drones protester released from jail
Mary Anne Grady Flores released from jail; appeal to be considered – The Ithaca woman sentenced to a year in jail for her involvement in an anti-drones protest has been released as her appeal is considered, according to her attorney. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Update on invest into Simeon’s crash
Probe into Simeon’s crash nearing completing, Ithaca police say – A probe into the cause of the fatal crash of a tractor-trailer into Simeon’s on the Commons is nearing completion, according to Ithaca police. The Ithaca Voice
3 — What can zebrafish teach us? A lot, IC prof thinks
IC professor uses zebrafish to understand anxiety in humans – When Professor Ian Woods is not playing organ at a church downtown, he is working in his lab at Ithaca College, studying zebrafish and their relationship to human anxiety. The Ithaca Voice
4 — Volunteer in Brooktondale remembered
Brooktondale volunteer Molly Adams to be remembered – Memorial events for Brooktondale resident Molly Adams are planned at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Upper Robert H. Treman State park. The Ithaca Journal
5 — Interview with GrassRoots co-founder
Conversation With GrassRoots co-founder Jeb Puryear – Trumansburg musician Jeb Puryear co-founded the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance in 1991. The Ithaca Journal
6 — Red Cross asks for donations
Red Cross issues urgent need for blood donations – Red Cross officials are issuing a call for blood donations, saying the need right now is urgent in our area. WHCU Radio
7 — Village Voice chronicles Ithaca’s ice cream sundaes
Where to Eat, Drink, and Debate the Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae in Ithaca – “We have world class chefs from all over the world and — because we are surrounded by farms — we have access to fresh local ingredients.” The Village Voice
8 — Update on Cornell fatal gorge plunge lawsuit
Jury to Determine Cornell’s Role in Fatal Gorge Plunge – Judge: A jury should decide whether Cornell did enough to provide warnings that a potentially deadly drop-off. NY Law Journal
9 — Cornell business school ranked
Dyson School is No. 2 undergraduate business program – Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is ranked the No. 2 undergraduate business school in the United States by the website Poets & Quants. Cornell University
10 — Living wage certification for Ithaca employers
5 Ithaca employers certified as paying workers living wages – Five Ithaca area employers have been certified as paying their workers a living wage. The Ithaca Voice