Zephyr Teachout, left, and running mate Tim Wu, right, hope to unset Gov. Cuomo.

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 — Convicted Tompkins embezzler facing 15 years behind bars gets 90 days

2 —Corbin Whyte will be on the stand, again …

3 — The clearest answer to truck safety is probably not going to happen

4 — Syracuse.com’s thorough look at the Ginsburg suicide suit

5 — Reinvention of key part of Ithaca crawls forward

6 — Some background on those thunderstorms Monday night

7 — ESPN Ithaca has a nice story about Cornell basketball

8 — Opponent to Cuomo comes to Ithaca; does she have a chance?

Zephyr Teachout, left, and running mate Tim Wu, right, hope to unset Gov. Cuomo.

9 — Well-deserved recognition for a well-liked coffee shop

10 — WHCU is on point with story about new stormwater plan

Jeff Stein

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