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1 — How much economic opportunity is there for poor Ithaca residents?

This map shows the average income percentile of those who grew up in homes below the median income, according to Vox.com.

2 — A profile of a stand-up comic in Ithaca with a serious message

3 — Editorial: Cornell grad does discredit to fellow alumni

4 — Good news for downtown Ithaca

5 — Looking at the details of a terrible Collegetown attack, years later

6 — SPCA of Tompkins County does great things — again

Pic provided by the SPCA

7 — City is looking to hire downtown outreach worker. What does that mean?

8 — Maple syrup, hockey sticks, Canadian accents & more

9 — A visit from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — second one in 2 weeks

10 — A drug arrest in Collegetown

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Jeff Stein

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