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Health

Camillus Woman Battles 14 Diseases

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By Lena Wallace CAMILLUS, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  Morgan McCastor, a 21-year old woman from Camillus, has battled 14 different diseases for the past seven years. McCastor started a Facebook page titled Morgan’s Medical Journal, and stays busy reaching out to her Facebook supporters and branding her new invisible illnesses clothing line. Through her Facebook page, she hopes to educate […]

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Consumer

New Bicycle Helmet Technology Helps Increase Safety

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By Lena Wallace SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Bicycle riding is fun, but comes with bumps and bruises for kids, especially when first learning. But what always comes first is safety.   According to KidsHealth, about 300,000 children visit the emergency room per year for bicycle-related injuries. Helmet companies like Giro are adopting mips helmets. MIPS stands for multi-directional […]

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Business, Transportation

Candidates for 128th District Talk Transportation for the Elderly and Disabled

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Lena Wallace SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)–  Public budgeting for transportation is up for debate with candidates Sam Roberts (D) and John Sharon (R). Primarily they are discussing ways to increase more bus lines for the handicapped and disabled. The centro bus lines determine the distance that transportation assistance companies can travel to its participants. Call A […]

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Government, Uncategorized

Military Veterans Transition to College

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Lena Wallace SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Syracuse University ROTC members attended the Military Institute for Veterans and Families open house to potential new members. The event had a new exhibit called past to present. This exhibit displayed Syracuse University graduates who furthered their careers in the military. Lately Syracuse has pushed incorporating service members into […]

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Agriculture

CNY Small Farms Expect Changes

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Lena Wallace SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Earlier this week, the federal government gave a $5.2 million grant to regional farming and organic research as part of the Farm Bill, passed in February. How does this effect one of the prominent industries of central New York? Farmers are looking to expand their businesses and attend more […]

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Hancock International Airport Moves Forward with $2.5 Million Grant

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Lena Wallace SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Hancock International Airport received a $2.5 million  federal grant this week.  How to spend the grant was discussed Friday at the Syracuse Crowne Hotel. The hotel hosted the New York state Aviation Management Association 2014 fall conference. The conference ranged from national, state, and regional aviation speakers. New construction will […]

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Sewage Contaminates Seneca River

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Lena Wallace SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The Seneca River remains closed today due to a sewage pipe break. The pipe broke this weekend at River Road in Lysander. Sewage is dumping into the river. Today crews worked on fixing the pipe and disposing the waste into trucks. Signs are posted around the area telling people not to […]

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