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1 – “Friendly” bear roams Trumansburg

(Provided photo.)

2 – Hungry for steak? Outback now open

3 – Violent domestic assault leads to multiple charges

4 – Judge hands down sentence in “beyond hideous” Newfield rape case

5 – Ithaca makes list of most expensive cities to live in (again)

6 – Police seek Groton pair on bench warrants for prostitution charge

7 – Cornell frat connected to sexual assault case loses recognized status

8 – Groton man killed in motorcycle crash

9 – 60-day sentence handed down in animal hoarding case

Photo provided by the Tompkins County SPCA.

10 – Ithacans protest plan to curb gorge swimming

Michael Smith

Michael Smith reports on politics and local news for the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached via email at msmith@ithacavoice.com, by cell at (607) 229-0885, or via Google Voice at (518) 650-3639.