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The Lasting Effect of President Trump’s Immigration Order on CNY

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)- President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has hurt the Central New York economy and divided families, according to Audie Klotz, a Political Science professor at Syracuse University. Klotz, who specializes in immigration policy, said the executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United […]

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Small Businesses in Central New York aim to “Be Heard”

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – There are many “national days.” January 20th for instance, is “National Popcorn day,” but for small businesses and startups March 7th, “National Be Heard Day” is a chance to break through. “National Be Heard Day” is a day for small businesses and startups to try out new ways to advertise and […]

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Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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Syracuse Based Start-Up Aims To Solve Millennial Clothing Problems

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By Monique Iuster SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — “It’s almost like getting a tattoo without actually having to get a tattoo,” said John Timmerman, founder of Jaxon Jovie apparel company. Timmerman was referring to a bracelet that promotes his new clothing line, Jaxon Jovie. The bracelets say the phrase “do more now,” which Timmerman says should remind […]

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Trump Tuesday focuses on federal funding

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By Cameron Spera, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – President Trump’s new budget proposal could have lasting effects in Syracuse. Today’s Trump Tuesday focused on his proposed cuts and how his changes would take away Syracuse’s second-largest source of federal funding. The plans call for major decreases in funding for the State Department, the Environmental Protection […]

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CNY Tax Payer’s Reaction To Airport Revitalization Initiative

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Syracuse Common Council Monday unanimously passed a segment of governor Andrew Cuomo’s Upstate Airport Revitalization Initiative that would renovate the Syracuse Hancock International Airport. According to the Council agenda, the total cost will not exceed $48.8 million with most of the funding coming from the state. Onondaga […]

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Manufacturing Industry Has Lack of Awareness in Central New York

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By Lauren Sinatra SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Manufacturing is one of the largest industries across New York State, especially Central New York. Businesses across the state bring in close to $75 billion annually through the 450,000 jobs that are offered. Despite the high numbers and economic success, there are still problems surrounding the knowledge most people have about […]

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Change in SU Health Care Insurance Causes Controversy

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — There have been issues in the past with United Healthcare, with different lawsuits filed against them, including fraud, discrimination, and underpayment for out-of-network insurance reimbursements. Now these issues could be brought to Syracuse University, as United Healthcare is the new primary insurance for employees. All of these […]

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Made in America: Local Company Reaches out to White House

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By Bridget Chavez (NCC News) SHERRILL, N.Y. – Coming off the heels of an intense election cycle, there’s one campaign promise on both sides of the aisle that’s sticking, and that is to keep jobs in the United States. Sherrill Manufacturing in Central New York is the only remaining flatware manufacturing company that is made entirely […]

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CNY Ski Resorts Face Warm Winter Climate

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Warm is rarely used to describe a Central New York winter. However, this February marked record-high temperatures in the area. Due to the unseasonably warm climate, several ski resorts near Syracuse were forced to close temporarily. Others like Toggenburg Mountain remain relatively unscathed. Shelia Larkin, Toggenburg’s sales and […]

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