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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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Business , Community , Jobs

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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Central New York , Community , Health , safety , Spring 2017

Flu Virus Causing Health Problems in Syracuse as Winter Weather Persists

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In Syracuse, it’s impossible to count out Old Man Winter.  The cold weather and the common illnesses associated with the winter months seem to linger, even as the calendars indicate that spring is upon us. Just last week, the Syracuse and Onondaga County areas were blanketed by snowfalls […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Health , Politics

Trumpcare: CNY Republicans React

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By Isabella Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The GOP healthcare bill is facing controversy from Democrats and Republicans alike because of the increased premiums and decreased coverage for low-income citizens, many of whom voted for Trump. CNY central reports that under the current GOP plan, premiums will go up more than $6,000 for the average Syracuse […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Pets

Syracuse Hawk Nest Camp Entertains and Teaches Viewers

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It seems that live web cams of animals are sweeping the nation, and now Syracuse might have its very own animal cam phenomenon. Syracuse University installed its Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam in order to track the lives of  three red-tailed hawks that nested atop Lyman Hall on campus. […]

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Business , Community , Government , Politics

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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Central New York , Community , Education , food

Eating Healthy: The Main Course at ITC Syracuse

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — During a busy day of history, English, and science classes, one main course remains the most memorable for students at The Institution of Technology Syracuse Central: culinary class. A number of high school students have been provided the opportunity to place an emphasis and focus on culinary arts throughout the […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Non-profit , Politics

Support Groups And Events Help Ease Isolationism in LGBTQ Community

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One of the biggest concerns within the LGBTQ community is isolationism, and with the new Trump administration, which is composed of many anti-LGBTQ cabinet members and has cracked down on LGBTQ rights, isolationism is something to keep an eye on, said Kim Dill, executive director of SAGE […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion , Spring 2017

Students Think Everyone Needs to Share Their Unique Stories

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By Georgiana Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Tonight, Syracuse University continued its Spring 2017 Interfaith Dialogue Dinner Series, “Common and Diverse Ground: Raising Consciousnesses by Acknowledging the ‘Hidden’ Things that Divide Us,”  with a dialogue on “Anti-Semitism Today.” There are approximately 2,500 Jewish undergraduate students at the university, according to Hillel, so many here […]

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Community , History , holiday , International

International Women’s Day Rallies Take Place Around the World

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By Lauren Anderson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Today many women around the world are staying home from work and wearing red in support of International Women’s Day. “A Day Without a Woman” is organized by the same women who put together the Women’s March, the day after President Trump’s inauguration. U.S. spokeswoman Cassady Findlay said […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , International , Religion

Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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