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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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Central New York , Community , Education , Government

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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SU Honors ROTC Program In 100th Chancellor’s Military Review

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By Nathan Dickinson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse’s University’s ROTC program is over a century old, and on Friday the oldest celebration of ROTC students in the country celebrated its 100th birthday. Every year, the Chancellor meets with the ROTC to recognize the program’s exceptional performers in leadership, scholarship and civic achievement. “Our ROTC cadets are […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Politics

‘Trump Tuesday’ Tackles Healthcare Reform

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By Ben Roth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For some Syracuse residents, Tuesdays have become synonymous with ‘Trump Tuesdays’ where Mayor Stephanie Miner hosts a weekly event for locals to discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s policies. That’s been the case for Syracuse citizen Gordon Dougherty who has been at every ‘Trump Tuesday’–except one because of […]

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Syracuse by the Numbers

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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President Trump’s New Budget Cuts on Arts Bring Out Reactions From Locals

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As the newest President of the United States, Donald Trump has recently unveiled his first budget plan. To balance out the national budget, the President would increase spending for certain government agencies but would decrease spending for other popular programs: defense spending would increase while community program spending would then decrease. President […]

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The Lasting Effect of President Trump’s Immigration Order on CNY

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)- President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has hurt the Central New York economy and divided families, according to Audie Klotz, a Political Science professor at Syracuse University. Klotz, who specializes in immigration policy, said the executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United […]

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Central New York , Environment , Government

EPA Cuts Could Affect Onondaga Lake

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By Stephen Milewski SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —  President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency could hit home in Central New York. These cuts could have an effect on state environmental projects such as the clean-up of the Onondaga Lake, the most polluted lake in the United States. President Trump’s budget proposal […]

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Trumpcare: CNY Republicans React

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By Isabella Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The GOP healthcare bill is facing controversy from Democrats and Republicans alike because of the increased premiums and decreased coverage for low-income citizens, many of whom voted for Trump. CNY central reports that under the current GOP plan, premiums will go up more than $6,000 for the average Syracuse […]

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Trump Tuesday focuses on federal funding

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By Cameron Spera, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – President Trump’s new budget proposal could have lasting effects in Syracuse. Today’s Trump Tuesday focused on his proposed cuts and how his changes would take away Syracuse’s second-largest source of federal funding. The plans call for major decreases in funding for the State Department, the Environmental Protection […]

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Newhouse Knows: Brexit

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Similar to explainer journalism produced by professionals, these stories clarify the more complex facets of news stories, provide deeper background, or explain in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Support Groups And Events Help Ease Isolationism in LGBTQ Community

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By Anthony Mazzini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — One of the biggest concerns within the LGBTQ community is isolationism, and with the new Trump administration, which is composed of many anti-LGBTQ cabinet members and has cracked down on LGBTQ rights, isolationism is something to keep an eye on, said Kim Dill, executive director of SAGE […]

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