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1 — What do local politicians want to do about ISIS?
The SparkNotes versions of local candidates’ stances on ISIS – The two candidates for Congress in the Ithaca area released statements printed in the Gannett newspapers on Friday about America’s role in the conflict with ISIS. The Ithaca Voice
Tom Reed 2 — A profile of a growing and popular bakery
The story of Trumansburg’s Wide Awake Bakery – Try this sometime: Come into the West-End store on a Tuesday or Friday afternoon, when Wide Awake Bakery has just made a delivery. The Ithaca Voice
3 — Some national news on Ebola
Questions Rise on Preparations at Hospitals to Deal With Ebola – Federal health officials have offered repeated assurances that most American hospitals can safely treat Ebola, but Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, which had years of preparation for just such a crisis, found out how hard that is while it cared for three Ebola patients. NY Times 4 — Cornell comes through on TCAT funding
Cornell agrees to increase payment to TCAT by $500,000 – Cornell will increase its annual contribution to the TCAT bus system so by 2018 it is paying $500,000 more annually. The Ithaca Voice 5 — It’s gettin’ hot in here
Forecast for Ithaca looks pretty great: High of 77 degrees expected Tuesday – It was a little chilly this weekend, but the short-term forecast for Ithaca is looking pretty great. The Ithaca Voice
6 — Cornell’s friends with benefits
Who are the buildings on Cornell’s campus named after? – The majority of buildings at Cornell are named for faculty, staff, and alumni with deep pockets. The Ithaca Voice 7 — Will Cortaca Jug be another epic party?
Cortaca Jug preparations underway in Cortland – The annual Cortaca Jug Football Game between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland is nearly a month away. WHCU Radio 8 —Construction update from Groton, reports The Times
Groton School Construction Should Finish Mid-October – At the Groton school board meeting Monday, September 29, school superintendent Jim Abrams offered updates about the construction work being done at the high school. Ithaca.com 9 — The Journal on a Cornell Heights zoning plan
Ithaca works on Cornell Heights zoning plan – A proposal for a student-oriented apartment building on a now-vacant lot on Ridgewood Road has been withdrawn. The Ithaca Journal 10 — And The Times on a deer management plan
Tburg’s Deer Management Plan is working – The Village of Trumansburg is having some success in its first year of its Deer Management Plan. WHCU Radio