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Central New York, Community, Consumer, dining hall, food

Student-Run Network Delivers Food To Local Charitable Organizations

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Click the play button above to learn about two possible solutions that can reduce excess food waste. Audio Transcript: Food Waste By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The extra food cooked at the popular restaurant downtown often goes to waste at the end of the day. One student-run organization fights the issue of excess food waste […]

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Balance, College, Community, Consumer, exercise, food, Health, obesity, Syracuse University

An Epidemic on College Campuses?

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Click the play button above to learn what epidemic is plaguing college campuses nationwide.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Obesity Audio Transcript By Anthony Khelil Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–Obesity is an epidemic that affects many across the United States; however, when it comes to obesity, college students are typically overlooked. The obesity rate among American college students grew from […]

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Consumer, Court, Electronics, Internet, Social Media, Technology, Twitter

Most Millenials Don’t Seem to Care About Data Breaches

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Click the play button above to learn why millennials aren’t worried about data breaches Audio Transcript: Millennials and Data Breaches By Jack Price SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Millennials spend the most time of any age group online, spending an average of almost three-thousand minutes online each month. However, most millennials – those same ones who […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health

CPR Becoming More Accessible Increases Awareness And Teaches Health Skills

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Click play to hear more about the alphabet to help someone profusely bleeding. Audio transcript: A3_CPRConsumerHealth_LIR By Lianza Reyes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Black Friday two years ago, Cassandra West was driving home from shopping when she saw a man lying on the road. She didn’t know how long he was there, or if he […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Public Safety

Perception of Self-Driving Car Changes Following the Death in Arizona

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Radler: Driverless Car Script By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. It is the first time that a driverless car has ever killed someone. This technology has been years in the making but now is in the hot […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Empire State Trail Expected To Bring Changes To Erie Boulevard

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Video Transcript: Empire State Trail Click the play button above to find out why some community members are concerned with the construction of the Empire State Trail. By Brenda Koopsen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Change is coming to Erie Boulevard, and not everyone is in agreement. With the expansion of the Empire State Trail in Syracuse, some […]

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Central New York, Health, Health Care, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

Local Organizations Support AIDS Prevention Plan Known As PrEP

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Click the play button above to learn if local health organizations think the United States can meet the new CDC director’s goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in the seven years.  Audio Transcript: CentralAIDSPrevention By J.D. Raucci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As people flowed into Central Library on Wednesday morning, they weren’t met with the normal […]

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Business, Camps, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Prices for Activities Around Syracuse are Nearing an Increase

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By Sean Robson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse’s Common Council is looking to implement legislation that would increase prices for activities and hobbies around the city. Syracuse hasn’t seen a fluctuation in prices of these sorts in nearly 10-15 years, which supports the city government’s reasoning. Ice skaters, golfers and hobby enthusiasts will need to […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Competition, Consumer, Manufacturing, Transportation

CNY Gas Prices Could Top $3 This Spring

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Video Transcript: Gas Prices 5 March 18 By Anjani Iman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Gas prices in Central New York could rise above $3 per gallon this Spring, according to AAA. The projected $0.40 rise will be the highest rates seen since Spring 2015. Todd Ingraham, Fleet Operations Manager at AAA Syracuse, says the demand for […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Developmental Issue, Education, Feature, Technology

Is There A Solution To Over Consumption Of Our Phones

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By James Groh SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) In the 21st century, cellphone usage has grown considerably. “I use my phone from the moment I wake up when I’m walking to class in class which I shouldn’t when I’m eating when I’m walking to class so basically every minute of the day,” Syracuse student, Alexis Ho said. […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Internet, Technology

Snapchat Users Fume Over Redesign

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Click play to hear user reactions to the new Snapchat update. Audio Transcript: Hilepo_SnapchatUpdateScript_2.19.18 By James Hilepo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A new redesign of the popular social media platform, Snapchat, has been met with widespread criticism. Despite being rolled out over two weeks ago, complaints are still rampant, and the sentiment behind them is […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Destiny USA, food, Internet, Salty, Spice, Syracuse, Things to do, tourism

Two Companies Focused on Central New York Flavor Set Up Shop at Destiny USA

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Click the play button above if you are a fan of salt and spice, and want to learn more about the collaboration between the Syracuse Salt Company and Syracha’Cuse.  Audio Transcript: Khelil_Collab 2.0 By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Attention all fans of salt and spice: you are in for a treat. Syracuse Salt Company and […]

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