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Fresh at 5pm every weekday we bring you local news headlines from across our listening community—all in about 2 minutes. Listen live (88.1FM in Ithaca, 91.9FM Watkins Glen, and 89.7FM across the southern Finger Lakes) or wherever you get your podcasts.

Local News: May 28, 2024

Mass Evictions and Rent Hikes at West Hill Apartments Residents at a West Hill apartment complex in…

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Features and Interviews

Juneteenth Preview on the Big Scoob Show [AUDIO]

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 27, 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 2:15 PM. [AUDIO will post after the broadcast.] Dr. Nia Nunn, Kayla Matos, and the Reverend Kenneth Clarke join Big Scoob on a special Big Scoob Show, Tuesday, May 28 at 2pm…

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Voices from the Cornell Pro-Palestinian Liberated Zone

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 20, 2024

Each day this week (May 20-24, 2024) we’ll add a comment from a Cornell activist from the Coalition of Mutual Liberation’s “Liberated Zone” Palestinian solidarity encampment. The comments were recorded on Monday, May 13, 2024, the day…

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Cornell Palestinian Solidarity Encampment Closes

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 15, 2024

Protestors at Cornell’s Palestinian solidarity encampment took down tents and left the Arts Quad Monday. On April 25, the day the encampment was set up, Cornell’s administration told the group it had only hours to vacate. However,…

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Local Headlines

January 11, 2022 Daily Headlines

By George Christopher | January 11, 2022 | Comments Off on January 11, 2022 Daily Headlines

On Saturday, New York reported 154 COVID deaths, the highest since February of last year. According to the Albany Times Union, the state reported nearly 80,000 new cases on Sunday. Despite the death toll, the state has seen fewer deaths relative to the amount of COVID cases. This is because the Omicron variant is believed…

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January 10, 2022 Daily Headlines

By George Christopher | January 10, 2022 | Comments Off on January 10, 2022 Daily Headlines

Schuyler County Public Health will host a COVID vaccine clinic this Friday for all those 5 and older. The clinic will be from open 3:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at the Bradford Central School District. Registration is required for kids from the age of 5 to 11. For those 12 and older walks in will…

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