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1 — After death, family of former Cornell student sues city, university

Alan Young-Bryant

2 — A major scare on Route 79 today

3 — Sad death of a Cornell graduate student

4 — Exciting award for 2 Cornell graduates: Nobel Prize!

5 — Should Ithaca’s “tipped workers” be paid more?

6 — Coyote wild in Ithaca! Great report from The Times

7 — GreenStar co-op opens 3rd store, part of national trend

8 — A great national writer reflects on time speaking at Cornell

9 — What you can do to protect your home from a fire

10 — At IC, a plan for gun violence

Jeff Stein

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