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Producers: Nick Polisi, Bec Legato, Connor Smith, Ally Mahoney, Liz Wiley, Inbaayini Anbarasan, Hannah Broxmeyer, Andrea Cheong

Newswatch 04/04/23

On this episode of Newswatch, Former President Donald Trump pleads not guilty to thirty-four charges in relation to the New York hush-money case, Larry Hogen’s ex-chief of staff has died after an agent involved shooting with the FBI. Plus, we have updates on the Chinese spy balloon that gathered U.S. information and was shot down…
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Newswatch 4/2/2023

Tonight on Newswatch: Donald Trump’s court trial has been scheduled. Find out what Stormy Daniels thinks of his indictment. The Ithaca farmers market is up and running for its 50th anniversary just in time for the warm weather. And Asa Hutchingson just announced his presidential candidacy. All this and more tonight on Newswatch.

Newswatch 03/30/23

Tonight on Newswatch, Former President Trump is indicted, local climate activists protest Chase Bank, and remains are found in Lake Mead. Political Analyst Eleanor Patterson covers the Senate’s vote to end emergency relief funding from COVID-19. Ori Grady gives us the latest on Ithaca’s weather. Noah Schwartz takes the Knicks vs. Heat game to our…
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Newswatch 03/28/23

On this episode of Newswatch, three children, and three adults were tragically killed in a school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, this past Monday afternoon. Tennets advocates predict an uptick in evictions around Tompkins County due to the end of New York State’s emergency rental-assistance program. Plus, the trial between Gwyneth Paltrow and Terry Sanderson over…
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Newswatch 3/26/23

Tonight on Newswatch, a state of emergency has been declared in Mississippi after an EF4 tornado devastated the area. President Biden visits Ottawa to announce a new immigration agreement, and Ithaca is named a first-round recipient of the SMART grant. All that and more tonight on Newswatch.

Newswatch 03/23/2023

  Tonight on Newswatch, Tompkin’s county sheriff deputy found guilty of perjury in rape case, New York state going forward in Clean Slate Act, and TikTok CEO fights to keep usage app in the US. Political Analyst Eleanor Paterson covers updates on the ongoing Trump investigation, Ori Grady covers the weather, and Noah Schwartz gets…
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Newswatch 03/21/23

On this episode of Newswatch, Former President Donald Trump faces a possible indictment due to allegations of fake documentation of legal expenses. Check fraud in Tompskin’s County is on the rise as checks are being stolen primarily from local mailboxes. Plus, Los Angeles schools go on strike, closing schools for half a million students and…
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Newswatch 03/09/23

Tonight on Newswatch, a new pay increase contract is decided for the Ithaca Department of Public Works, a Georgia cold case solved after 30 years, and Senator Mitch McConnell is hospitalized after a fall. Political Analyst Eleanor Patterson unpacks President Biden’s budget proposal, Ori Grady keeps up to date with weekly weather, and Noah Schwartz…
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Newswatch 03/07/23

On this episode of Newswatch, officials announced that two of four Americans were kidnapped and killed in Mexico. Alex Murdaugh’s long murder trial is solved with a video, and China threatens that conflict between the US and China is inevitable.

Newswatch 3/5/23

Tonight on Newswatch: President Biden visits Selma, the 25th Chili Fest took place in the Ithaca Commons, and East Palestine continues to struggle after last month’s train crash. Annika Ueland and Kristina Dillion cover the top stories, Political Analyst Ori Grady discusses the ongoing war in Ukraine, Jayden Davis covers the weather, and Dean Gutic…
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