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1 – No verdict yet in Dryden rape trial

2 – Prison team defeats Cornell students in debate

3 – Is ICSD’s superindent taking Rochester job?

4 – Tompkins law enforcement holds Special Olympics event

5 – 4 arrested on drug charges in Ithaca

6 – “Star Trek” actors among those arrested at protest

7 – Prominent Tompkins residents give advice to high school grads

8 – Development debate as Collegetown’s character starts to change

9 – Tompkins invests $100,000 in reducing jail recidivism

10 – Cornell police make drug bust

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.