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 — Lawsuit revealed in fatal Commons crash

2 — Profile of the magic guy on Ithaca Commons

3 — An important report on the spread of local hogweed

4 — Myrick touts new hospitality training program

5 — Praise for IPD in stopping local burglary

6 — Meanwhile, in outer space …

7 — Another run planned for Ithaca’s assemblywoman

8 — WHCU report outlines news at Ithaca airport

9 — The Cornell Sun has an exciting update about the Bhangra team

10 — And TWC News looks at Stewart Park renovations

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