Welcome to the quickest way to learn the day’s most important local news.

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. It features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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— Jeff Stein

1 — Owners intend to rebuild Simeon’s building


2 — New Ithaca firefighters break racial barriers

3 — Who will step up to mayor’s garbage plate challenge?

4 — Another drones protester charged with violating protection order

5 — You can catch free movies in Ithaca’s Stewart Park this August

6 — If that’s not your thing, you can continue to relive GrassRoots 2014

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7 — A Binghamton man was convicted of murder

8 — A local HS baseball star is now the coach of TC3 team

9 — The Tyre Casino fight is heating up

10 — As are the grills at Ithaca’s brand spankin’ new Denny’s

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.