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1 — We start with our overview of Tuesday’s Congressional election
Recap: Rep. Tom Reed clobbers Democratic foe in Congressional race – Reed didn’t just beat his opponent. He demolished her — taking 63 percent of the vote to Robertson’s 37 points. The Ithaca Voice
2 — Tompkins County still doesn’t like Gov. Cuomo
In Tompkins, votes for Green Party more than triple 2010 total – 16 percent of the vote locally went to the Green Party candidate. The Ithaca Voice
Howie Hawkins at IC while on the campaign trail. 3 — A guest columnist calls on Reed to apologize for anti-Ithaca ads
Opinion: Rep. Reed owes Ithaca an apology for ‘hateful’ attacks – Dear Mr. Reed …. The Ithaca Voice 4 — Scary incident on Ithaca’s west side
5 hospitalized in carbon monoxide leak at Ithaca’s West Village apartments – Five people were hospitalized in Ithaca after a carbon monoxide leak at the West Village Apartments on Wednesday. The Ithaca Voice 5 — Discussion of possible return of Rulloff’s Bar and Restaurant
Could Rulloff’s be reborn? ‘Lots of interesting activity’ around sale of Collegetown bar – News about the popular Collegetown bar. The Ithaca Voice
A flyer marking Rulloff’s bar. 6 — Could the area’s first Islamic Community Center be inching toward reality?
Obstacles remain, but plans move forward for area’s first Islamic Community Center – After a wait of nearly 30 years, the Al-Huda Islamic Organization Committee is working to move forward with plans to build the area’s first Islamic Community Center. The Ithaca Voice 7 — Ithaca Times has excellent piece on event about Cornell’s 1960s turbulence
Nearly 50 Years After Anti-War Demonstrations Rocked Cornell, Members of Student Activist Groups to Return – “The war was heating up,” said Abby Ginzburg, who arrived at Cornell in fall 1967. “It was getting closer and closer to home.” Ithaca.com 8 — A Cornell professor spoke to Slate about a Lena Dunham controversy
Cornell professor defends Lena Dunham from sex abuse claim – A Cornell professor has come to the defense of HBO star Lena Dunham after a writer accused the actress of admitting to “sexual abuse” in her new book. The Ithaca Voice
9 — The Sun writes a nice profile of CAM’s new editor
Cornell Alumni Magazine Editor Has Roots in Industry – An Oxford graduate, former executive editor at both Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire and now the head of Cornell Alumni Magazine, Prof. Jenny Barnett, communication, said her accomplished career in the media industry began with “no connections.” Cornell Daily Sun 10 — And we covered a crash in Lansing that caused 1 person to be airlifted to a hospital
2 hospitalized in Lansing crash on Triphammer Road – Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision on North Triphammer Road in the town of Lansing Tuesday night. The Ithaca Voice