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1 — Major problems identified in Tompkins’ rural courts
Tompkins lawyers: Sexism, racism, unlawful activities in courts – “This is just the way that they are run.” Ithaca Voice
2 — Cayuga Heights murder trial underway; man accused of killing 23-year-old Cornell student
Courtroom hears video confession to Cayuga Heights killing – Ben Cayea is charged with second-degree murder. Ithaca Voice
3 — An apology following racially insensitive remarks at an Ithaca College event
IC Pres. apologizes for racially ‘insensitive’ slur at alumni panel – Ithaca College administrators are apologizing for purported racial slurs uttered at an Oct. 8 “Blue Sky Reimagining” event at the South Hill campus. Ithaca Voice
4 — Ithaca’s mayor, normally pro-development, comes out against controversial building proposal
Does Myrick’s position spell end of 11-story building proposal? – Mayor Svante Myrick announced Wednesday that he will not vote for a tax abatement for a controversial 11-story building proposed for 301 East State Street.
5 — Mayor Myrick gets first challenger of 2015 re-election campaign
Long-time Ithaca activist announces write-in campaign for mayor – “I really like Svante and see some stuff he did well, but I just don’t see that voice I want to be heard.” Ithaca Voice
6 — Brian Crandall reports on the latest on a key piece of Tompkins waterfront real estate
What should be done with prime Tompkins waterfront site? – For those looking to have a say in local development, here’s your next opportunity. Ithaca Voice
7 — Scare at Ithaca hotel disrupts downtown life; no bomb found
Update: No bomb found at downtown Ithaca hotel; streets, buildings reopened – Officer Jamie Williamson said the Hilton Garden Inn was at or near capacity when the bomb threat was called in around 2:51 p.m. Ithaca Voice
8 — A People Project profile of an Ithaca theater thespian
19 years later, theater stalwart still ignites Ithaca’s imagination – At nights when the patrons are gone and the doors shut and locked, the empty lounge of the Kitchen Theatre becomes the living room of Rachel Lampert.
9 — Jockeying continues in race for Tompkins Legislature seat
Attorney reenters race against Cornell student for Tompkins legislature – Local attorney Rich John announced Tuesday night that he is campaigning for a seat on the Tompkins County Legislature this November. Ithaca Voice
10 — Wells College cancels classes amid threat of armed man; he’s arrested in Maryland
Dangerous and armed father headed to Wells College arrested – The father of a Wells College student who was reportedly armed, “very dangerous,” and headed to campus has been taken into custody. Ithaca Voice
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