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President Trump’s Budget Proposal Causes Concern In Syracuse

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Trump’s budget proposal for 2018 has caused a lot of concern for people in Syracuse. About thirty percent of the city used food stamps in the past year, a benefit that Trump plans on cutting by almost $200 billion over the next ten years. Doris Belden, a cashier […]

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What President Trump’s proposed budget means for local Syracuse residents

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President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to the Congress includes $1.7 trillion spending cuts. Some of the deepest cuts come at the expense of the most needy. Medicaid, food stamps and other such programs providing safety nets for the most vulnerable in society are facing the major blows. The proposed budget, if put in effect, will take […]

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Central New York , food , Government

Dunkin’ Donuts raises money to help with potential budget cuts

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Dunkin’ Donuts is celebrating Nationwide Iced Coffee day, by raising money to help with potential budget cuts. President Trump’s first full budget proposal is notable for the knife it takes to domestic programs. One of the main areas that the proposed budget, if put in action, will effect is domestic welfare programs like food stamps. The […]

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News at 4:45 – How President Trump’s proposed budget will affect the local community

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President Trump’s first full budget proposal is notable for the knife it takes to domestic programs. The budget proposes to reduce 200 billion dollars of spending on food stamps over the next 10 years. A substantial number of Central New Yorkers rely on such social welfare programs. NCC News reporter Rob Schiff finds out how the […]

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Coming up today on NCC News at 4:45pm

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The top stories for today… Mayor Miner is consistent in her opposition to tax breaks for Destiny USA. She says that the mall has taken too much advantage of the city’s generosity.  President Trump shares his opinion on the President Trump. A local restaurant is training its employees to find future jobs. Dunkin’ Donuts is hosting a […]

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Baby Care Centers at NYSF

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N. Y. (NCC News) — The New York State Fair will have baby care centers built throughout the fair complex for this upcoming summer event. There are four centers in total. The building’s exterior were delivered to the fair grounds late last week, according to a New York State Fair spokesman. […]

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International Women’s Day Rally Coming to Syracuse University

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Wednesday is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, demonstrations, rallies, and strikes will be held to create awareness for international women’s rights. Here at Syracuse University, the Coalition for Justice organization will be holding a rally on the quad on Wednesday afternoon. The rally will allow students, and those in […]

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How Joe Driscoll’s Winding Path Has Lead Him to Local Politics

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By Chris Lucey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The career path for politicians today often crosses through law school and a high profile, lucrative corporate job before reaching public office. However, Joe Driscoll traded the suit and tie for guitars and loop pedals in his candidacy for Common Council, and it’s provided him a unique advantage. Driscoll […]

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Uber Expected to Impact Syracuse Taxi Industry After Summer Arrival

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By Brendan Tierney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The most frequent trip EL Taxi makes is from Syracuse University to Hancock International Airport, said Eldon Drummond, owner of EL Taxi in Syracuse.  This trip typically costs around $30, but Drummond said he expects Uber to offer it for $15 and drastically undercut his rates. Drummond is […]

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Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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Mayor Miner aims to Replace Aging Infrastructure

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At a press conference today Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, flanked by a coalition of support agencies, announced her goal of replacing the city’s aging pipes. Mayor Miner stressed that “We cannot afford to wait; our communities depend on reliable, affordable access to clean water, good roads, and functional […]

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Women Lack Representation In Stem

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By Kimberly Arreola SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The popular web search company Google is accused of gender discrimination. The U.S. Department of Labor claimed to have found evidence that highlights salary disparities in the companies’ workforce. Joanne Lenweaver, the director of a local organization that supports women in their business endeavors, WISE, shared her thoughts on the […]

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Local Library stays Dynamic in an Ever-Changing Digital Landscape

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It was a busy morning at the Mundy Branch of the Onondaga Public Library. Kindergarten students from Delaware Elementary School were in for a visit and children were having a blast while also learning from the extensive amount of resources the library has to offer. “We try to encourage […]

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WEB EXTRA: Free College for some NYS Residents

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y (NCC News) – New York is the first state in the nation to introduce an scholarship that will cover the four-year college tuition for undergraduates. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the Excelsior Scholarship would cover almost 1 million full-time students in the state colleges. According to Cuomo, almost 80% […]

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