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1 – Water level ‘critically low’ in Ithaca

2 – Refugee series: Meet the founders of Ithaca Welcomes Refugees

3 – Man charged with animal cruelty for shooting dog

4 – Mayor Myrick at the Democratic National Convention

5 – Details emerge on Maguire waterfront dealership proposal

6 – Man busted with LSD, mushrooms

7 – Tompkins DA candidates answer crucial questions

8 – Uncleaned spills at Ithaca gas pipeline facility

9 – Tompkins attorney remembered

10 – Drug bust turns up 4 ounces of methamphetamines

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.