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Central New York, Feature

National Donut Day

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by Karthik Venkataraman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)– It’s National Donut Day, but did you know this holiday isn’t just about getting a tasty treat? National Donut Day is in honor of the “donut lassies” who made the scrumptuous snack during World War 1. The lassies were female Salvation Army volunteers who provided writing supplies, stamps, […]

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Crime, Feature, History, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Students Address Japanese Military Sexual Slavery During World War II

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Click play to learn more about what the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery was. Audio Transcript: Lee_longformat_Homecoming By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A dozen South Korean students at Syracuse University conducted a fundraiser on April 12 to raise awareness on the forced sexual slavery during World War II by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied […]

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Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

North and South Korea to Discuss Ending Korean War in Upcoming Summit

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Click play to learn more about what South Korean students think about ending the war. Audio Transcript: Lee_KoreaPeaceTreaty_180423 By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A 65-year-long war could come to an end in the upcoming week. South Korea government has announced plans to discuss officially ending the Korean War in the upcoming leaders’ summit […]

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The Triple Threat

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By Kaitlin Pearson Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) – Picture yourself being a woman, a black woman, and a Muslim – or, as Ghufran Salih calls herself a triple threat, which is her headlining joke when she performs stand-up comedy and always gets a big laugh. She is twenty years old and was born in Chicago, […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Syracuse

Meet Him at the Barre

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)–Larry Crabtree faces the future alone–a first for him–except for  little help from a furry fried.  Cue his cat, Sugarbear. “She has a lovely arabesque line, actually,” Crabtree gushed. One-way Ticket to Broadway Before living on Church Street, Crabtree lived in Midtown Manhattan for over 20 years.  He was […]

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Central New York, Education, Environment, Feature, Food

Drivers Without Handicapped Permits Parking In Handicapped Spots In Syracuse

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Video Transcript: Handicapped Parking By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –  Handicapped people are struggling to park their cars because drivers without handicapped passes are taking their reserved spots. Accessible parking spots are designed to make it possible for people with disabilities to park in public spaces with ease. The parking spots are convenient because […]

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Feature, Sports, Syracuse, Things to do

Syracuse Crunch Player Overcomes Career-Threatening Knee Surgeries

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Video Transcript: My Story Script By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Like basketball, soccer or track, hockey is a sport that requires strong, healthy knees to keep up with the demands of skating, stopping and turning. But what happens when that ability is taken away from you? For Jonne Tammela of the Syracuse Crunch, it […]

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Community, Feature

World Down Syndrome Day

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By Josh Rosenblatt SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Today, March 21st, is World Down Syndrome Day. The condition affects one in 200 people. All over the world, people wear crazy socks to show their support and bring people together. One local family, the Yoders, has lived in Syracuse for ten years. They say that having two children […]

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