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Too Colored for Cancer?

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People gather at the beach area of the Black Sea, in Balaklava's bay, a part of Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

By Cierra Smith SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —With beach season right around the corner people are grabbing their bathing suits and their shades, but do they have their sunscreen? Well not everyone is using sunscreen these days and for people of color old habits are causing serious health problems. Many college students of color have no […]

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Business , Central New York , Technology

Verizon Spokesperson Responds to Strike

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Verizon workers strike outside of the company's office on Thompson Road in DeWitt. This is the largest strike in the United Sates since Verizon workers last walked off in 2011.

By Brooke Lutsky SYRACUSE, N.Y. (N.C.C News)- 360,000 Verizon workers are striking throughout the East Coast after the company failed to reach a labor agreement. Eric Wilkens,  Verizon spokesperson and a Senior Analyst,  says the company made numerous offers before the union leaders called the strike. “We’ve proposed wage increases, retirement benefits,” said Wilkens. We’ve made […]

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