Sarah Barth's Articles

Politics

Polls Tighten, Squeezing Out Third-Party Candidates as Election Approaches

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two-most historically disliked candidates. Clinton at 37 percent, Trump over 50 percent. With many voters seeing this presidential election as a choice between the lesser of two evils, Libertarian Gary Johnson, Green Party’s Jill Stein, and Never-Trump Conservative Evan McMullin […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Technology , Transportation

City of Syracuse Partners with Tech Developers to Solve Road Problems

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) — The City of Syracuse teamed up with tech developers this weekend to break down, analyze and improve how data on the city’s infrastructure is used. The Civic Data Hackathon: Roads Challenge was a partnership between the city, Syracuse University’s iSchool, and AT&T. The two-week hacking challenge ended […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , Feature , tourism

CNY Craft Breweries Double This Winter

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This winter, seven new craft breweries are opening in the Syracuse area. But, unlike most industries, they welcome the competition. Take a look at where these breweries are. “The more craft breweries there are especially locally, the more people get in to craft beer. Most craft beer drinkers, unlike […]

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Business , Central New York , Government

Jamesville job-creating proposal may bring traffic and noise to community members

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By Sarah Barth JAMESVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Through a collaboration between The Port of Oswego Authority and CenterState CEO, Jamesville may see 2,000 more jobs next fall. The two agencies have proposed the creation of an inland port, or distribution center as part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. However, many Jamesville residents are hesitant to agree […]

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Education

FAFSA Changes May Help Low Income Families

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By Sarah Barth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Last week the federal government announced new changes to FAFSA, the standard financial aid form. These changes push the current spring deadlines up to the fall. Many analysts have praised the changes for providing information earlier to low-income students who are dependent upon grants and aid packages. Ahmeed Turner, Say Yes […]

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