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Business, Central New York, Government, Transportation

Centro May Lose $12 Million in Public Transportation Funding

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By Flourish Chukwurah SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News)– The House of Representatives approved amendments to a long term highway bill. One of the effects of this bill is that New York state and other Northeastern states will lose $820 million in public transportation funding over a six- year period. This implies that Centro would also lose $12 million […]

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Central New York, Health, Public Safety

Expert Says Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Can’t Spread to Central New York

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By Flourish Chukwurah SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News)— There has been an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York city. Some have described this as the biggest outbreak yet and officials say the death toll has risen to 12 and more the legionella bacterium (The bacterium that causes Legionnaires disease) has been discovered in more places. […]

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Business, Central New York

Syracuse Communication Workers Push for Better Telecoms Services

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By Flourish Chukwurah SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Businesses, education and communication in any society depend largely on quality internet and telephone services to operate smoothly. The state Public Service Commission will be having a public hearing on telecommunications at 7pm tonight. “Small businesses, consumers who are affected by the digital divide are not able to have […]

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Central New York, Public Safety

SPD Officers React to New State Police Decision to Buy New Patrol Cars

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By Flourish Chukwurah SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News)– New York State policed announced that it will complete the purchase of new patrol cars next year. The troopers union complained that the old cars were causing serious accidents. The state police says it will replace all the cars that have run for more than 125,00 miles. This announcement made some […]

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Business, Central New York, Technology

Syracuse Technology Garden Set to Nurture More Start-up Companies

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By Flourish Chukwurah SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–The Technology Garden is a local organization that helps to nurture and grow start-up companies in Syracuse. Within ten years of its existence, it has produced several organizations that have grown to become successful. Some of their successful graduates have moved to bigger cities like New York City, while […]

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