Alexander Busch's Articles

Government, Transportation

Newhouse Knows: Why you can’t take an Uber in CNY

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2016 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or could work. You have probably wondered why […]

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Central New York, Sports

Familiar face in Syracuse brings Liverpool basketball back to successful season

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Alex Busch LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — Although Liverpool boys basketball fell in the Section V, Class AA Finals, the team made last year’s squad look like a whole different group of players. And the players credit that to the change made in the offseason, when the Warriors brought in former Syracuse basketball star Ryan Blackwell […]

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Business, Central New York, Transportation

Uber rally downtown brings continued support, met with opposition of Syracuse cab drivers

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Alex Busch SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you’d like to start using ride-sharing service Uber in Central New York, you might be in luck sometime soon. Uber held a rally today at Dinosaur BBQ in downtown Syracuse, looking for support from potential customers and drivers. The service is currently banned in the state of […]

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Central New York, Religion

Public Hanukkah celebrations to bring together community throughout Syracuse area

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By Alex Busch SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This week marks the “celebration of lights,” as the Jewish refer to the winter holiday, Hanukkah. This year, Hanukkah falls just two weeks before Christmas, so the times do overlap a bit. But that won’t change the approach from those involved in spreading Hanukkah spirit. Chabad House […]

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