Welcome to the quickest way to learn the day’s most important local news.

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. It features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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— Jeff Stein

1 — An SU prof helped save woman during campus attack

2 — Understand local sex trafficking, which is a problem in Ithaca

3 — International news that seemed too important not to include

4 — A profile of Cornell’s new law dean

5 — Authorities say man from Tompkins found with a ton of heroin way north

6 — Truck show came to town, The Ithaca Times reported

7 — The Journal reports on fracking in Pa.

8 — WHCU looks at the big impact of a NASCAR event at Watkins Glen

9 — A reader responds to a column from a conservative about the Reed-Robertson race

10 — Onondaga County residents gets EEE

Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.