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Saving a Life, Feeding the Problem

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Heroin is no longer an inner-city problem, according to New York lawmakers. They say it’s an affluent and suburban epidemic that’s claiming the lives of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds. “It’s in all the neighborhoods” “It’s overwhelming. It’s definitely a problem. It’s in all the neighborhoods. […]

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Bully Busters Unite

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – The Syracuse Chiefs have announced a partnership with Bully Busters Unite, a national outreach program aiming to empower kids to always make the right decisions when it comes to bullying. It’s an epidemic It’s important for kids to learn about the impact of bullying, explained Jeffrey Irizarry, […]

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VMC’s Blood Hounds: Saving Lives

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – You might not know this, but dogs need blood transfusions just like we do. Central New York’s Veterinary Medical Center has announced the area’s first volunteer canine blood donor program. Now, locals dogs can help save other dogs by giving blood. Dogs helping other dogs Veterinarians either get blood […]

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CNY Veterans Are Finally Welcomed Home

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Today marks a day of celebration for veterans across Central New York. Syracuse’s Housing Authority and Housing Visions officially said “Welcome home!” to 46 formerly considered homeless veterans. Hundreds of people gathered under a white tent in front of VanKeuren Square for its grand opening and ribbon cutting […]

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More than a Garden

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – The landscaping outside the Life Sciences building at Syracuse University looks like a typical garden. It’s perfectly manicured with neatly planted trees and shrubbery, but this garden is especially unique. The Experimental Garden It’s a climate change garden. “And we believe it’s the very first of its kind […]

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Life After Prison

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Finding a job and keeping it seems like a feat for anyone these days, but for people with criminal records, landing that first job could be nearly impossible. Roughly 65 million people in the U.S., one in every four adults, have criminal histories and  struggle to find […]

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Central New York Goes Greek

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Yogurt has been a popular snack in the U.S. for decades, but in the last five years, thicker and richer greek yogurt has taken over grocery store shelves. Greek yogurt giant Chobani leads with about 40 percent of the fast-growing yogurt industry, raking in $1 billion in sales […]

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