Keir Chapman's Articles

Central New York

Syracuse Residents Work To Keep Construction Jobs In The City

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Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse celebrated it’s lowest unemployment rate in 18 years this September. Strides have been made to put people to work, but residents haven’t  rested on their laurels just because of this progress. Focus Greater Syracuse hosted a three-part forum on economic development in Onondaga County. On Friday’s rendition, attendees […]

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Central New York

Hiroshima Day Procession Sets a Solemn Tone in Downtown Syracuse

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Click here to learn about what occurred when America dropped a bomb on Hiroshima over 70 years ago, and how some citizens in Syracuse are commemorating the anniversary of this event. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Hiroshima Day Procession Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It has been 73 years since the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. On Aug. 6, 1945, America […]

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Central New York, Public Safety

Onondaga County Pumps the Brakes on Drunk Driving With STOP-DWI

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Click here to listen to how New York State’s STOP-DWI program has helped drunk driving fatality rates in Onondaga County. Audio Transcript: STOP-DWI’s Impact on Onondaga County Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In 1981, ex-Sen. William “Cadillac” Smith helped found STOP-DWI in New York state after a drunk driver killed his daughter in 1973. The […]

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Health

Ayurveda Offers an Answer About How to Stay Healthy With a Busy Lifestyle

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Click here to learn more about how the ancient healing system of Ayurveda can help one maintain a healthy lifestyle in today’s society. Audio Transcript: Maintaining Balance with Ayurveda By Keir Chapman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The importance of maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly is stressed throughout one’s lifetime. It is considered such a priority, the […]

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Public Safety

Syracuse Citizens Seek Transparency From the City’s Police Department

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Click here to learn about how citizens are trying to keep the Syracuse Police Department transparent, and what the police force is doing to connect with the community. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Police Transparency Transcript By Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The call for police transparency is being heard in Syracuse. Organizations like the Syracuse Police Accountability […]

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Health, Syracuse

A Sudden Rise in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Swamp Syracuse Hospitals

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Click the play button to learn about how synthetic marijuana overdoses affected Syracuse a week ago. Audio transcript: Synthetic Marijuana Transcript By Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A surge in synthetic marijuana overdoses caught Syracuse emergency rooms by surprise last week. Crouse Hospital treated 21 patients suffering from an overdose from July 10th-11th, […]

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