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1 — Horrific attack in Dryden moves through court system
Supporters appear in court for Dryden man accused of rape, assault – A Dryden man accused of brutally raping and assaulting a woman was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Tompkins County Court. Ithaca Voice
2 — Bad economic news for Tompkins County to start the year
Tompkins economy appears off to rough start in 2015 – Tompkins County’s economy may well be off to a rough start in 2015. Ithaca Voice
3 — Thoughts from an interview with Cornell’s new president
Editorial: Cornell’s first female president brings charisma, fresh energy, brains – Sitting in the corner of Elizabeth Garrett’s office is a metal shovel. Ithaca Voice
4 — An opinion column from an Ithaca Voice reporter about delays to getting a gun in Tompkins
Ithaca Voice reporter: I shouldn’t have to wait 20 months for a gun – Opinion: A 20-month waiting period for a pistol permit in Tompkins County is too long to wait for a gun and doesn’t keep anybody safer. Ithaca Voice
5 — Should Tompkins ‘ban the box?’
Tompkins looks likely to ‘ban the box’ – Several members of the Tompkins County Legislature say they support a possible law that would require certain employers in the county to delay asking about a job applicant’s criminal history until the end of the hiring process. Ithaca Voice
6 — Is man entitled to get engagement ring back after break-up?
Man doesn’t get engagement ring back after break-up, Tompkins judges say – Two local judges have now ruled against Brian Hunter, 26, of Horseheads, who took his former fiancé to court over a $8,800 two-carat engagement ring he bought her in February 2014. Ithaca Voice
7 — Welcome back, Ithaca Commons!
Welcome back, Ithaca Commons! 18 photos, 1 video, from festivities – The Ithaca Commons held its grand reopening celebration on Friday. Ithaca Voice
8 — Part II from our interview with Cornell’s new president
Should it be easier for children of alumni to get into Cornell? – Should the children of Cornell alumni have an easier time getting into the prestigious university than the children of parents who did not go to Cornell? Ithaca Voice
9 — Food trucks’ next stage: Food bikes
Bici-Cocina co-owners: Forget the food truck, get a food bike – “Let’s celebrate this very radical business by bringing people free food on a bicycle.” Ithaca Voice
10 — And a fun story about Cornell move-in day
Cornell freshmen move into dorms made infamous by N.Y. Times – “My room is pretty big, I have a good view, and I’m pretty happy with it. I don’t really know what the article was talking about.” Ithaca Voice