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Community, Health

Syracuse Corner Stores Offering Healthier Food Options

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Video transcript: Healthy Food in Corner Stores By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Onondaga County Health Department and Trinity Health have created a program to ensure Syracuse residents get easier access to healthier foods. The program is aimed at children, but the program has had success amongst neighborhood residents as well. To participate in the […]

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Business

Dow futures stabilize

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By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Last night the stock markets panicked when it became clear that Donald Trump would be the president-elect of the United States. At one point, Dow futures fell nearly 900 points, but a sense of calm returned by early Wednesday morning when the Dow gained 200 points. According […]

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Business

Verizon customers are being overcharged for data usage

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By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Over 2,000 Verizon Wireless customers complained to the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) that their September cellphone bills were abnormally high, a 12 percent increase from the monthly average of 180. According to the FCC, the sudden rise in complaints against Verizon is unusual. The complaints come from an unexplained […]

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Business, Feature

People’s Place has been offering cheap food and good vibes for 45 years

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By Jeddy Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Tucked beneath the side doors of Hendricks Chapel lays one of Syracuse University’s hidden gems. People’s Place, a coffee shop that has been around for nearly 45 years is an independent, non-profit, student-run coffee shop. Then junior, Ted Finlayson-Schueler, founded the coffee shop in the spring of […]

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