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Newswatch 04/19/2022

Covering Ithaca and All of Tompkins County

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 story as he recounts the attack. Plus, a northeast winter storm cuts power to more than 300 thousand and dumps feet of snow on New York State. Nicole Collins reveals if the winter weather will continue in the finger lakes region. Finally, Jeremy Goldstein travels to Cornell University to the rocketry team lab where preparations are taking flight for their first rocket launch competition in nearly three years. All these stories and much more, tonight on Newswatch.