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Newswatch 11/15

Coming up tonight on NewsWatch: A nonprofit is bringing electric bikes back to the streets of Ithaca. We share how the Ithaca Bikeshare works and how you guys can catch a ride. Plus, the YMCA of Ithaca welcomes its first woman CEO in the organization’s history. We sit down with her and hear her message…
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Newswatch 11/1

New York Attorney General Letitia James launches a lawsuit against an Ithaca landlord. We share the motivations and desired outcomes of the case. Plus, a new bakery cafe opens downtown. Paris Baguette bakes new ground in Ithaca. And our reporter, Lydia Pevarnik, shares the story. And the biggest little game in the nation is just…
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Newswatch 10/25/22

Coming up tonight on Newswatch. There is no shortage of tricks and thrilling adventures at Circus Culture. We’re going to get an inside look at Ithaca’s circus school. And the last forum for Ithaca’s next police chief just wrapped up at the Greater Ithaca Activity Center. We’re live in Ithaca with the recap. And finally,…
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Newswatch 10/18/22

  The City of Ithaca is searching for its next police chief; we’re live outside the Greater Ithaca Activities Center where forums are taking place with each candidate. Plus, The State Theatre of Ithaca begins its fall comedy series; we sit down with the executive director of the theatre to hear about its commitment to…
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Newswatch 10/4/22

New York governor Kathy Hochul along with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announce a $100 Billion investment in Onondaga County to build a manufacturing campus. Find out what this means for Upstate New York. Plus, we head to the Alley Cat Cafe, recently featured in a new Netflix documentary, to hear about the experience from…
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Newswatch 9/27/22

Coming up tonight on Newswatch: The Ink Shop Printmaking Center is a place for local artists to explore different mediums. We get an inside look at their newest exhibition. Plus, a waterfront music venue opens their doors to the entire Ithaca community. We take a deep dive into the creation of the space. In national…
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Newswatch 04/26/2022

Tonight on Newswatch, the second longest running comic convention comes to Ithaca College. Plus, New York State is discontinuing one of their COVID-19 services. Also, Elon Musk reaches a buyout deal with Twitter. All that and more tonight on Newswatch.

Newswatch 04/19/2022

Tonight on Newswatch, masks are no longer required on airplanes and public transportation after the travel mask mandate was struck down. Find out what this means for travelers at the Tompkins County airport and on TCAT busses. And a notorious Ithaca street performer was attacked on the Ithaca commons last week. Grant Johnson shares his…
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Newswatch 04/14/2022

Tonight, the latest news on Brooklyn subway shooting, willing migrants transported to D.C. At home, Ithaca Starbucks workers have voted to unionize- What’s next?, Also- egg prices may be higher the next time you go to the grocery store.

Newswatch 04/12/2022

Coming up tonight on Newswatch: A manhunt underway for the suspect of a shooting in a New York City subway. Hear what New York City mayor Eric Adams has to say about the ongoing incident. Plus, New York’s lieutenant governor resigns after being arrested and indicted in a bribery scheme. We have the details on…
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