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Local Mosque provides support for Muslims affected by travel ban

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By Jose Cuevas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse’s Islamic Society of Central New York provides worship and support services to the Muslim Community. Members of the community have recently been affected by the Trump Administration’s travel ban as some of their respective family members have been barred from entering the country. “The whole ban is non-sense […]

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Trump, Congress Debate Amtrak Funding

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Recent comments made by President Trump has cast uncertainty surrounding federal funding for Amtrak. In response to the ambiguous future of the company’s income, Amtrak CEO, Charles Moorman mentioned they are researching the feasibility of adding rows of seats in Economy class to increase revenue. As […]

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Central New York , Government , Politics

Without political affiliation, Syracuse man seeks mayoral victory

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By Odeya Pinkus SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite coming from a family of Republicans, Syracuse mayoral candidate Ben Walsh is running for office as an independent. Currently endorsed by the Reform party, Walsh already has a guaranteed spot on November’s ballot. But when it comes to spots on the ballot he said, “the more the merrier.” Walsh […]

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Web Extra: Gerrymandering Explained

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By Bridget Chavez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The United States Supreme Court announced it will rule on Wisconsin’s appeal of a lower court ruling that said Republican lawmakers violated the Constitution when they redrew legislative districts. The Court said it will decide whether or not electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a political party are […]

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Coming up at 4–Local Reaction to Planned Parenthood Debate

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By Kristen Edwards, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Thousands, including Mayor Stephanie Miner, took part in Planned Parenhood’s nation-wide Pink Out Day. While some stood alongside her, fighting to keep the organization funded, NCC News reporter Kiona Dyches spoke to a pro-life woman who explains why she is firmly opposed to this. Kiona Dyches will have the full […]

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NCC News at 4PM: Checking in with the TSA

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June 21st is the official first day of summer.  It’s also the day that the TSA chose to make a stop at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport.  The organization is expecting this summer traveling season to be one of the busiest in years. To help make things easier for passengers and airport staff, TSA representatives gave […]

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Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:00: The TSA is at the Syracuse Hancock airport showing you travel tips to help keep you ahead of “the pack” this summer…. One Dryden farm is causing some heated debate in the community…. And we’ll tell you about the new law passed in New York that raises the required […]

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News at 4:45 – Candidates running for Mayor of Syracuse to speak at forum tonight.

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The nine candidates running for the position of Mayor in Syracuse will speak at a forum tonight. The candidates for Mayor are: Raymond Blackwell (D) Alfonso Davis (D) Chris Fowler (D) Howie Hawkins (G) Laura Lavine (R) Marty Masterpole (D) Joe Nicoletti (D) Juanita Perez Williams (D) Ben Walsh (I) The candidates will discuss problems and […]

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:45

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Tonight, the nine candidates running for the position of Mayor in Syracuse will speak at a forum discussing problems and issues pertaining to the city. Onondaga county celebrates Juneteenth. A look at why this festival is so integral to the county. Forty two people arrested after police busted a cockfighting ring in the village of Frankfort. […]

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