Matt St. Jean's Articles

Technology

NCC Knows: What is Bitcoin?

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Video Transcript By Matt St. Jean and Frank DeLuca, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Have a questions? We have the answers. NCC Knows is an investigative unit researching all of today’s conundrums through the use of “explainer” stories. These stories take the time to break down complex issues and make sure you are armed with […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Sports

Former professional boxer teaches heart health to inner-city youth

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Video Transcript: Fight for Hearts Script Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Workout music and children’s laughter filled the room at the Boys and Girls Club in downtown Syracuse as the kids participated in a non-contact boxing class conducted by a local non-profit, Fight for Hearts. Founder of Fight for Hearts, former professional boxer and […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Renovations are in the Works for Syracuse Neighborhood

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Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood is line for some major upgrades. The Syracuse Neighborhood and Business Development department is in the process of applying for a five million dollar grant from Restore New York.  If approved, they plan using the money to rehabilitate vacant and rundown buildings. “It would […]

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Education, Health, Sports, Syracuse

Central New York Pop Warner Reacts to Concussion Study

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Journal of the American Medical Association’s alarming study regarding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy  (CTE) shows if you play football through the professional level, there is an extremely high chance of a person developing the brain disease. Where does the dream of becoming a professional football start? In local […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Transportation

Trump, Congress Debate Amtrak Funding

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Recent comments made by President Trump has cast uncertainty surrounding federal funding for Amtrak. In response to the ambiguous future of the company’s income, Amtrak CEO, Charles Moorman mentioned they are researching the feasibility of adding rows of seats in Economy class to increase revenue. As […]

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