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 — We ran a 5-part series investigating Ithaca’s history of truck safety

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2 — And took a peek at what some sites in the region will soon look like

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3 — Tom Reed, at Cornell, looked at the future of a different kind of development

4 — 2 Ithacans with a very Ithaca name will appear on national TV

5 — The Cornell Sun reports on a scholar who the feds say is definitely not a saint

6 — The Journal wrote about a report from a local jail task force

7 — Another round of commercial burglaries has Ithaca police investigating

8 — Cortland County cops have their own problems to deal with, too

9 — An update on the timetable for hiring IHS’ new principal

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10 — The Ithaca Times runs a comprehensive report on a comprehensive plan

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