Irfan Uraizee's Articles

Consumer, Health

Laundry Detergent Pods Pose A Health Risk To Children

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By Irfan Uraizee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – A new study by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, found that more and more children are accidentally swallowing, inhaling or exposing themselves to chemicals in laundry detergent packets. The colorful packaging and the pleasant smell of these everyday household products are enticing youngsters to try and eat […]

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Central New York, Government, Public Safety, Transportation

State Law Aims To Apply Brakes To Texting And Driving

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By Irfan Uraizee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — While driving down the highway, it’s common to see eyes glued to screens or hands gripping cell phones instead of steering wheels. For many New York drivers, it’s too common. “I think they’re crazy. They’re going to kill somebody. Maybe not themselves but somebody else,” said Manlius resident Jeff […]

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Government, Public Safety

Religious Leaders Arrested As St. Louis Protests Grow

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By Irfan Uraizee ST. LOUIS, M.O. (NCC NEWS) – More protesters, including clergy members, were arrested Monday after confronting lines of officers in riot gear outside the St. Louis police department. Roughly a dozen were taken into custody by the afternoon as protesters united by linking arms together amid the pouring rain. The organized demonstrations of civil disobedience […]

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Business, Consumer

Construction company employee charged with embezzling thousands

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By Irfan Uraizee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A long-time employee at Hayner Hoyt Corporation, one of Central New York’s major construction companies, was charged with stealing over $260,000 from the his employer. According to police, John M. Rubar, 44, was charged in late September with second-degree larceny. A police investigation revealed that he stole from the […]

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