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1 — Local protesters arrested blocking construction at gas facility in Schuyler County
5 from Tompkins, including 90-year-old woman, arrested at Seneca gas protest – Five people from Tompkins County, including a 90-year-old woman, were arrested Monday for their role in a protest of a new gas storage facility near Seneca Lake. The Ithaca Voice
2 — There’s an election tomorrow. Are you ready?
Are you an informed voter? Take our quiz about Tuesday’s Congressional election – How much do you know about the race? The Ithaca Voice
3 — More details on a recent Ithaca bank robbery
Records: Cabbie drove Ithaca bank robber to Syracuse mall after heist – Three people piled into the Ithaca cab last Wednesday and told the driver to go to the Elmira Savings Bank on East State Street, just off the Commons.
The Ithaca Voice
4 — A look back at Edward Rulloff’s calling hours
The academic legacy of Rulloff, Ithaca’s famed 19th Century killer – The most notorious mask in Ithaca history wasn’t making the rounds this Halloween. The Ithaca Voice 5 — Lansing Star has an update on the deer control efforts
Deer Still Winning Against Village Population Control Program – The deer are still winning. Lansing Star 6 — The NY Times on tomorrow’s election
On Election’s Eve, G.O.P. Is Confident, but Voters Are Sour – The most expensive midterm campaign in American history stumbled into Election Day on Tuesday with voters’ interest at record lows and their divisions deep over what they want their government to do in President Obama’s final two years. NY Times 7 — WHCU has a round-up of what’s going on locally
Election Guide 2014 — A Look at Races Impacting Your Town – Democratic incumbent Barbara Lifton was first elected in 2002 to represent the district, which covers both Tompkins and Cortland counties. Republican Herb Masser is her challenger. WHCU Radio
8 — What’s being built in the area?
5 Ithaca area housing updates – In Lansing, discussion continues for the 102-unit “Cayuga Farms” townhome development. The Ithaca Voice 9 — Checking in on Ithaca hero and NHL star Dustin Brown
A slow start for Ithaca’s Dustin Brown – The Los Angeles Kings have been one of the hottest teams in hockey and are looking every bit like last year’s Stanley Cup champs. Rant Sports 10 — And a burglary at IC
Ithaca College authorities: Burglar ‘maliciously’ vandalized apartment – Authorities at Ithaca College are investigating a weekend burglary at the college’s Circle Apartments, according to a public safety alert. The Ithaca Voice