Malika Budur Kalila's Articles

Business, Community, Syracuse

Back-to-school Season Starts in Syracuse

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Click here for the audio transcript By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—For most students August means it’s time for school again. Teachers and education institutions also may consider this month as a busy season. Moreover, it’s the time when shopping centers and online stores send various deals to their target audience. Currently, Syracuse students and […]

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Central New York

Theory Syracuse Apartment Complex Opening Soon

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Click here for the audio transcript By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—The student residential complex Theory Syracuse will open on Aug.17. Tenants that need an early move-in may arrive on Aug.10. Theory Syracuse is a seven-story building, which belongs to Peak Campus, the second-largest privately-owned student housing company in the country. The complex has […]

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Community, Feature, International

The United Nations Marks the 30th of July as International Friendship Day

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Click here to for the audio transcript   By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—Today a lot of countries celebrate International Friendship Day. This day is designed to foster friendship and diversity. The date aims to bridge the gap between differences in order to advance understanding, tolerance and solidarity. The United Nations proclaimed this day in […]

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Government, International, Politics

President Trump Postpones his Upcoming Meeting with Vladimir Putin

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Click here for the audio transcript   By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—President Donald Trump postponed his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin until October 2019. National Security Adviser John Bolton said the meeting will take place after the investigation into Trump’s ties with Russia is over. Brian Taylor is a Russian politics expert […]

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Agriculture, Business, Community, Government

The Eastern Farm Workers Association Holds a Volunteer Orientation

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  Listen to the audio to learn more about the EFWA   By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NNC News)—The Eastern Farm Workers Association in Syracuse held a volunteer orientation on Tuesday. The association explained its vision and mission statement to the new members.   Luis Erickson is a volunteer coordinator at the EFWA. According to […]

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Business, Food, International, Syracuse

President Trump’s Tariff on Chinese Imports Hurts a local Business in Syracuse

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Learn more about the tariff on Chinese imports By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—The world’s two largest economies are experiencing a trade war, after President Trump imposes a 34-billion-dollar tariff on Chinese imports.  Asian Food Market is a local store in Syracuse that brings 40 percent of its goods from China. Quin Li, a manager […]

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Central New York, Entertainment, Syracuse

Destiny USA’s Summer Fun Pass Offers New Entertainment Options

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Click here to find out more about Summer Fun Pass.   Audio Transcript: Summer Fun Pass Wrap   By Malika-Budur Kalila  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  Last month, Destiny USA started its Summer Fun Pass program, offering visitors more options this year. Through the program, people can pick any four activities out of 29 provided venues, including […]

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