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1 – No verdict yet in Dryden rape trial
Closing arguments in Dryden trial: attorneys argue whether it was rape or sex – After four days of testimony, attorneys appealed to the jurors one last time discussing the charge that has again and again been the focus of the case: whether Jeffrey Horton raped a woman after brutally beating her or if he “slapped her around” for a few seconds and had make-up sex afterward. Ithaca Voice
2 – Prison team defeats Cornell students in debate
8 – Development debate as Collegetown’s character starts to change
Graceful transition: is the heart of of Ithaca’s Collegetown changing? –The plans set in place after years of debate about density and zoning in the core of Ithaca’s Collegetown are beginning to take shape, creating a conflict between those that want to maintain the area’s current character, and those who see it as the beginning of a new era for Collegetown. Ithaca Voice
9 – Tompkins invests $100,000 in reducing jail recidivism
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