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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment

Amazon Christmas Tree Sales Aren’t Stopping People From Cutting Their Own Tree

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Christmas Tree Farms and Amazon Transcript By Ashtyn Hiron TULLY, N.Y. (NCC News) — Amazon is now delivering real, full sized Christmas trees right to peoples doorstep. However, it isn’t stopping Central New Yorkers from visiting local Christmas Tree farms to purchase their Holiday Tree. With Christmas tree farms or stands scattered around Central New […]

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Community, Public Safety

Awareness Surrounding Bus Safety Spikes After 6 Student Fatalities Across the Country

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Click play to learn about the growing problem of motor vehicles illegally passing stopped school busses. Audio Transcript: By Kendra Sheehan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – In October alone, there were 6 student fatalities involving school bus passing violations. The deaths of these students sparked nationwide attention to an issue that school bus driver Randall Price […]

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Central New York, Community, Sports

Lacrosse could be in the Olympics- but what does this mean for Iroquois Nationals?

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lacrosse script By Ashtyn Hiron ONONDAGA NATION (N.Y.) — The International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to lacrosse last week. Making it a possibility that lacrosse could be considered for the 2028 Olympic games. However, the IOC does not currently acknowledge the Iroquois nation as a country, meaning they could miss out on this opportunity. 60 […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Education, Food, International, Jobs, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

Learning and Cooking With Love

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — November 11, 2016, more than 300 people came to Syracuse for the grand opening of a new restaurant with a new idea. Creators of With Love on North Salina Street in Syracuse, New York saw employer’s need for skilled employees, people searching for jobs and a community with […]

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Central New York, Community, dating, Entertainment, relationships, romance, Technology

Swipe Right or Left? The Effects of Social Dating Apps in the 21st Century

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Click here to find out how apps like Tinder can impact one’s social life. Audio transcript: Miller-Effects of Dating Apps Script By Kayla Miller SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Online dating has become the new dating trend of the 21st century for young adults. Common social dating apps such as Match, Bumble, Zoosk, and OKCupid have taken […]

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Community, Entertainment, Syracuse

Landmark Theater’s Goal is Accessibility For All

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  Click here to read more on the Landmark Theaters Accommodations Audio Transcript Landmark Theater Ally Bovarnick WRAP By Ally Bovarnick SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— Landmark Theater in Downtown Syracuse has done extensive work to ensure that the special needs of patrons are properly taken care of. Their latest plan involved installing an elevator for people with […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse University Offers Active Shooter Training for CNY Residents

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  Click play to see where active shooter training is offered in Central New York. By Abigail Fridmann N.Y. (NCC News) —Fire drills and lockdowns have always been a large part of school and work training. But with all the recent mass shootings, active shooter drills and hostile event trainings are becoming more frequent. Jon […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Health, Syracuse, Weather

Lack of Sun Causing Vitamin D Deficiencies in Central New Yorkers

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Click here to see why lack of sunlight is landing some Central New Yorkers in the doctor’s office.  Audio Transcript: Vitamin D transcript By Natalie Maier, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the months of November through March, the sunlight in Central New York is so scarce that our bodies are not producing any of their own […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Goals for the First Ever Central New York Literary Festival

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Listen here to find out about the goals behind the CNY Literary Festival being held on November 30th. They will host public readings and author signings, as well as offer hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Audio Transcript: CNY Literary Festival By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On November 30th, the first ever Central New York Literary Festival […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, History, International, Jobs, Politics, Public Safety

Trump, Media, and Shooting Tragedies: How are They Related?

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Eleven lives were lost and several more people were injured after a shooting in a Pittsburgh Synagogue on Sunday. Only days before, two innocent victims were shot to death unexpectedly at a grocery store in Kentucky. Tragedies like these are sadly all too common in 2018. What is […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Syracuse Looks to Loosen Food Truck Restrictions

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By Ally Heath SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’ve walked around downtown recently, you’ve noticed it lacks something common to cities across the country: food trucks. The city only has one licensed truck, and it’s not for lack of available permits- there are over twenty available. Food truck owners in Onondaga County have been reluctant […]

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