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1 – Lansing miners safe after terrible scare, hours nearly 1,000 feet below ground
A beginner’s guide to the rescue of 17 workers from the Cargill Salt Mine – On Wednesday, 17 miners found themselves trapped nearly 1,000 feet below the surface when the elevator they used to descend into the Cargill salt mine got stuck. Ithaca Voice
2 – Safety concerns arise over elevator that trapped 17 miners in Lansing
17 Lansing miners were stuck in same elevator that failed 5 days ago – An elevator that left 17 miners stuck 900-feet down a Cargill Salt Mine reported failure just five days ago, according to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. Ithaca Voice
3 – Myrick’s ‘State of the City:’ Ithaca failing on one critical front, excelling on many others
Myrick takes aim at Ithaca’s ‘largest threat’ in annual address – “Nobody is exempt from this.” Ithaca Voice
4 – A look at what happened to one local family, after the bubble burst
Why 1 Tompkins family’s homeownership journey ended in failure – “I’m personally fond of the George Carlin quote: ‘It’s the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.’” Ithaca Voice
5 – Swoosh!
People camped out more than 13 hours for new Ithaca shoe at Homegrown Skateshop – One man camped out for about 18 hours to get his hands on a pair of new Ithaca inspired Nike shoes in a custom wooden box Friday morning. Ithaca Voice
6 – Local judge blocks Dryden man’s attempted sale. Is that a good thing?
Playing parent, court blocks Dryden man’s sale of private assets – When does the desire to protect the vulnerable lead the government to violate a citizen’s civil rights? Ithaca Voice
7 – Community came to support miners trapped in Lansing
How Lansing community rallied in miners’ moment of crisis – “The people are in our community. We know them.” Ithaca Voice
8 – Don’t have a New Year’s resolution? Here’s 10 options, made for the Ithacan
10 New Year’s resolutions for Ithacans in 2016 – Here are 10 suggestions — tailored for the Tompkins resident — for the new year. Ithaca Voice
9 – What records should Ithaca schools turn over after Palestinian activist prompts controversy?
Judge sends Ithaca schools a message over pro-Palestinian speaker – In September, pro-Palestine activist Bassem Tamimi spoke to a classroom of Third Grade students at the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School in Ithaca. Ithaca Voice
10 – And a shooting near the heart of downtown Ithaca
Shotgun fired at man during Ithaca shooting near downtown – Ithaca police said a young man used a shotgun to fire at least one round at another man near downtown Ithaca Saturday afternoon.