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Debate Over Paying NCAA Athletes Hangs Over East Regional

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By Marcus White SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — As rain clouds loomed over the Carrier Dome during open practice ahead of this weekend’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament East Regional, one major question also towered over the proceedings: should student-athletes be paid? Under current NCAA rules, student-athletes cannot be compensated outside of scholarships, financial aid, and a cost-of-attendance stipend for student-athletes […]

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Central New York

New YMCA Brings 300 Job Opportunities

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By Louise Chouinard, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A new YMCA will open in Balwinsville this spring. The new facilities include three basketball courts, a Teen/Tween Center and a family fun pool featuring a zero-depth entry area. “I can’t wait to see little kids splashing in the pool,” said Director of Communications for the YMCA of […]

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Business , Central New York

Syracuse Reacts To The Idea Of Ridesharing Companies

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By Monika Hammer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Senator James Seward introduced two bills that would improve insurance policies for ridesharing companies allowing them to expand operation in New York . Ridesharing companies like Uber operate a mobile-app based transportation network where consumers can submit trip requests. These kinds of companies do not yet offer services in Syracuse, but if […]

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