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

We call it the Ithaca news cheat sheet. Sponsored by Quilters Corner, it features a rundown of the 10 biggest headlines from the area.

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1 — Generally good economic data for Ithaca, though we have our eggs in 1 basket

2 — Major development gets green light for Collegetown

3 — A closer look, maybe, at what happened with those stolen Chinese manuscripts

4 — The report on a controversial incident is done, not released

5 — A plea deal in a horrific stabbing in Ithaca

Dante Sweat

6 — Cornell professor gives 4 ways to lose weight

7 — An arrest after a few teens hit pedestrians with paintballs

8 — A casino hearing is held in Ithaca

9 —Commons construction shut down a building’s water

10 — And the Cornell Sun reports on a university solar farm

Jeff Stein

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