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— Jeff Stein
1 — A scary attack in downtown Ithaca
Ithaca police arrest suspect in West State Street stabbing – A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing on the 300 block of West State Street that occurred Tuesday afternoon. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Pipe down over there!
Understand how Ithaca officials hope to reform city’s noise complaint policy – Ithaca officials want to resolve one problem with the city’s policy for noise complaints without creating a bigger one. The Ithaca Voice
3 — Body pulled from ditch; no indication of foul play
Dead man pulled from drainage ditch was about 20 years old – There’s no indication of foul play in the body pulled from a drainage ditch in Ithaca Tuesday morning. The Ithaca Voice
4 — Retiring local police lieutenant celebrated at ceremony
Cops honor veteran lieutenant ‘who embodied the very best’ of law enforcement – Law enforcement officials from across the county gathered at Kendal at Ithaca Monday to say farewell to officer Randy Haus of the Trumansburg Police Department. The Ithaca Voice
5 — An update on the Groton hazing report
School: 3 Groton students committed ‘serious’ violation in hazing/bullying incident – A Groton police officer said Tuesday that a separate criminal investigation into the incident is ongoing. The Ithaca Voice
6 — Mayor, Ithaca extol city’s Latino culture
Ithaca’s Latino culture highlighted at Lot 10 event – An event at Lot 10 in downtown Ithaca Monday evening highlighted Latino culture in the Ithaca community. The Ithaca Voice
7 —The Sun covers a lecture from a witness to 9/11
Novelist, September 11 Witness Delivers Lecture to Cornellians – Author R.C. Mulcahy spoke Monday about his novel One From Two. Cornell Daily Sun
8 — The Lansing Star provides an update about a discussed project
Middle School Septic Won’t Displace Indian Burial Ground – The Lansing Central School District had received word that a new septic system planned for the middle school may conflict with a Native American burial site. Lansing Star
9 — The Ithacan on IC Democrats’ work
IC Democrats resurge as student political party amidst election season – After being inactive last year, IC Democrats is rejoining the campus’ other two political-party organizations, IC Conservatives and IC Greens, on the active political front. The Ithacan
10 — And Cornell is ranked the country’s top safety school
Cornell ranked number one safety school in country – Gawker’s Sam Biddle has published a ranking of the top safety schools in the country. The Ithaca Voice