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Obama Supports Legislation for Student Loan Relief


By Sade A. Spence SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – President Barack Obama announced a new repayment plan to help relieve student borrower’s of their debt. The new plan will cap monthly payments at ten percent of the lender’s income. President Barack Obama’s plan said this plan will enable five million borrowers to qualify for the plan starting December 2015. […]

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Syracuse City Hall, (c) Maria Catanzarite 2014
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Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs Eric Shinseki Resigns In Wake of VA Hospital Scandal


Amidst the Veteran’s Affairs hospital scandal, Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs, Eric Shinseki, has resigned. President Barack Obama took to the podium to announce the resignation Friday. Issues concerning VA hospitals arose after a nationwide review of VA hospitals. Shinseki apologized to veterans and the nation before meeting with President Obama for a “serious conversation.”  Obama […]

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Actors rehearse for the Frog and the Toad. (c) Sadé A. Spence 2014
Mother and daughter embrace after cutting the ribbon at the Grand Opening(c) Sadé A. Spence 2014

Baking to Build a Family

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By Sadé A. Spence EAST SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Mother and daughter, Jari Mallette and Jaci Jeter, have turned their dessert catering company into a bakery business The mother-daughter duo spent the past three years catering parties, weddings, and showers with their delicious desserts. After they outgrew their single-oven, three- basin sink kitchen, they decided to fulfill […]

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Pale Green Stars rock out at the 2014 SAMMY Awards, (c) 2014 Sadé A. SpencePale Green Stars rock out at the 2014 SAMMY Awards, (c) 2014 Sadé A. Spence
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