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Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Entertainment, Health, Public Safety

‘Diet Culture’ is Causing Eating Disorders

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Click play to hear more about why eating disorder specialists think ‘diet culture’ can be dangerous.  Audio Transcript: Eating Disorders Caused by ‘Diet Culture’ By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – More than 214,000 people have signed an online petition to stop Netflix’s show “Insatiable.” Those who have signed feel the show contains triggers for people […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer

New Plans for the Shoppingtown Mall are Released This Week

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Click the play button above to learn about the new plans for the Shoppingtown Mall in Dewitt Audio transcript: LaRowe assignment 8 script By Jonathan LaRowe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The proposal for the new Shoppingtown Mall was released on Tuesday. Moonbeam Capital Investments, the company which owns the mall, sent the plans to the town […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Sports

Syracuse Orange Veteran Players React to 2018 Football ACC Rankings

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Audio Transcript: Otto Zaccardo on 2018 ACC Football Rankings Click the link above to learn more about Otto Zaccardo’s thoughts on ACC 2018 rankings. By Kayla Burton Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS)- Syracuse University’s football team was predicted to finish last in the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference this season by the media members at the ACC Kickoff. The […]

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Community, Consumer, Education, Non-profit

Local Chapter Of Mental Illness Organization Adds Health Care Provider Database For Patients

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  Click above to hear more! Audio Transcript: Minority Mental Health By Alexandria Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. A local organization is bringing awareness to trends of mental illness in minorities and what is being done to cure the stigma of mental health in minorities here in Central […]

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Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Feature, Technology

Mackenzie-Childs Pulls off Another Barn Sale Despite Technology Issues

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  Listen here to find out why one shopper has been coming to the barn sale for a decade.  Audio transcript: Ten Years of Mackenzie Childs_Natalie Maier By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Technology issues made for a difficult check-out process at this weekend’s Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale. Tens of thousands of shoppers descended upon Aurora […]

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Study: Millennials Are Stiffing Servers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Pinpointing what exactly a “millennial” is can be hard to do. Look up millennial on Urban Dictionary and you’ll see it’s “a term used by insecure idiots to dismiss somebody aged 10-35.” Ask a  Syracuse bartender, and he’ll describe them as hipsters, coffee lovers or simply “19-year-old kids.” No […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health, Syracuse, Technology

People Skeptical of WHO’s Decision to Name Gaming Disorder a Mental Health Condition

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By Stefan Oliva  Syracuse, NY (NCC News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) put gaming disorder on its most recent list of mental health disorders on Monday. WHO’s announcement sparked debate and raised questions about how it should be treated and whether or not the condition belongs on this list. The WHO defines gaming disorder as “a […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Minimum Wage Doesn’t Cover Cost of Rent in CNY

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By Katie Benoit SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC NEWS)-  According to a National Low Income Housing Coalition report, the average person needs to earn $28,760 in wages to support themselves in a one-bedroom apartment Onondaga County.  The figure jumps to $36,240 for those renting a two-bedroom apartment. A local full-time worker being paid the $10.40 minimum hourly wage would earn $21,632 […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Environment, Food, Things to do

Finger Lakes Garner Respect for Riesling Wines

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By Tommy Farrell GENEVA, N.Y. (NCC News) – Most people assume that rieslings are only sweet, however, Finger Lakes wineries want to remind people that two lesser-known varieties are worth sampling as well. The Finger Lakes region has a world renown reputation for its rieslings, a heavy-bodied and highly sugared wine that pairs well with many […]

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