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Central New York

NCC Knows: All About Credit Scores

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School.  Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news […]

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Central New York, Community, Sports, tourism

Regional Sports Complex is Set to Attract More People to Cortland

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By Mary Peters CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  The Town of Cortlandville is fundraising to build a regional sports complex because they feel they are in a prime location to host big sporting events. “Right now, they’re located in Binghamton or Rochester, Buffalo, Albany.  But we’re smack dab in the middle, so let’s bring them to […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Health, Syracuse

Tick Drags Can Help Syracuse Understand Deer Population

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In one neighborhood, residents have come together to do something about the amount of deer. “They’re just crazy.  They’re over running everything.  It’s just not right,” said Kuni Riccardi, a Syracuse resident. She thinks that something needs to be done to fix the problem. “We have been […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Jobs

WISE Helps Women Entrepreneurs

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By Mary Peters SYRACUSE (NCC News) – A local women’s career organization is making an impact.  WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship, has been changing women’s lives.  This program gives its participants access to resources to build or develop their company through mentor guidance in creating a business plan. Magaly Nobles-Marrero, a […]

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