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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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Consumer

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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Tesla Car
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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Ventosa Vineyards 360
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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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Meyer Manor Apartment gets a go-ahead despite neighbor’s opposition

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After three years of extensive discussions, meetings, planning and vocal opposition from the neighbors, the Meyer Manor apartments got a green light from the Liverpool officials on Tuesday. The apartment complex is set to start construction on 1225 Tulip Street. With four three story buildings holding 27 units […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Government

Net Neutrality: When Will The Internet Change?

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of internet regulation, which required internet service providers to offer equal access to all online content, took effect on Monday. There are now no legal laws preventing companies from slowing access to specific sites or charging internet users new fees. Enacted by the Obama Administration […]

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Flip Flops can be a summer favorite, but they may be dangerous to your health.
Consumer, Health

Flip Flops: Fashion or Foe

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By Mye Owens  Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – It’s summer time, and nothing says beach ready more than flip-flops. They are comfortable, easy to put on, and come at an extremely affordable cost. But, despite how comfortable these shoes feel on your feet, you may want to find another pair of shoes to wear throughout […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, 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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Community, Consumer, Food, Health

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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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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