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1 — Introducing a series on Myrick’s first 3 years in office
Entering 4th year, Mayor Myrick defends ‘complete revolution’ in Ithaca government – What has the young mayor of Ithaca achieved in his first three years of office? Ithaca Voice
2 — A ruling that can only be described as ‘supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’
Citing Peter Pan and Mary Poppins, Ithaca judge throws out charges over pink fairy graffiti – An Ithaca judge cited William Wordsworth and Edgar Allen Poe in his decision to throw out a graffiti charge against a local artist who spray painted a fairy in front of a local elementary school. Ithaca Voice
3 — Legal docs outline defense of company, driver in Simeon’s crash
Truck driver, company in Simeon’s crash dispute waiter’s account of injuries – The truck driver and trucking company involved in the Simeon’s crash have argued that they did not cause the injuries claimed by a waiter who was hospitalized in the June 20 crash. Ithaca Voice
4 — Ithacans tackle tough questions in cops-community relations
The slow, unglamorous work behind mending Ithaca’s community-police relations – What does it take to mend community-police relations in Ithaca? Ithaca Voice
5 — A sad ending to a long standoff in Tompkins
Update: Tompkins man in standoff has died, was wanted on DWI charge – Danby man David Cady, 36, died after a standoff with law enforcement in Tompkins County that lasted more than two straight days. Ithaca Voice
6 — Ithaca really is a brainy place.
Meet the 8 Cornell donors who are literally out of their minds – Inside the collection of brains in Cornell’s Uris Hall. Ithaca Voice
7 — Pets perish in Ithaca house fire; family is displaced but OK
Update: 1 dog, 2 cats die in Ithaca house fire on Hector Street – A dog and two cats died in a house fire on Hector Street in the city of Ithaca Wednesday afternoon. Ithaca Voice
8 — An update on a manslaughter investigation that took a Brooktondale man’s life
Blow to head killed Tompkins man outside bar, investigator says – Authorities believe the assailant and victim were friends. Ithaca Voice
9 — A quick briefing to get you prepped for 2015 in Cornell sports
The top 5 story lines for the upcoming semester in Cornell sports – Can Cornell Basketball live up to early success? Ithaca Voice
10 — What triggered that Amber Alert with the 2 missing kids?
Police: Last week’s Amber Alert triggered after Tompkins father fled DSS workers – “Because he was not there and did not turn over custody of his children, they issued a warrant.” Ithaca Voice