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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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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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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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Trump Tuesday deals with immigration ban

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Every week since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has met with constituents in Perseverance Park to discuss Trump’s policies. This week was no different. This week’s rain-soaked Trump Tuesday dealt with the recent executive order aimed at barring citizens of six Muslim-majority countries (Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria) from entering the […]

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Trump’s Policies Motivate CNY Women To Fight For Their Safety

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By Angelica Rodriguez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) – Some minorities are looking for ways to overcome fear and uncertainty based on recent federal policies. Here in Syracuse, several Muslim women are taking self-defense classes because they feel like bigger targets for hate this year. The Syracuse Cultural Center hosted for the first time a self-defense class for […]

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Study Shows Immigration Boosts Local Economy

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—President Donald Trump has recently included any misdemeanors or crimes committed by immigrants as a part of his deportation policies. However, a recent study shows that immigrants are actually contributing to the Syracuse and Buffalo economy. The study, conducted by New American Economy for CenterState CEO and the International Institute […]

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74 Bodies Washed Ashore in Northern Libya

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By Marissa McBride HARCHA, LIBYA. (NCC News) — Rescuers have recovered 74 migrant bodies that have washed ashore in Northern Libya. Libyan officials believe the migrants drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea – on their way to reach Europe. Villagers in Harcha alerted emergency services after finding the bodies inside a wrecked boat on […]

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Dept. of Homeland Security Reveals Trump’s Revised Immigration Plans

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By Marissa McBride SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — New documents released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security revealed President Trump’s plans to enforce the current immigration laws more forcefully.  These directions include getting the federal government to find, arrest and deport any illegal immigrants in the country, including those who have never committed crimes. The […]

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CNY Solidarity Coalition holds rally outside of Katko’s office

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By Marissa McBride SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A rally was held by the CNY Solidarity Coalition today outside of Congressman John Katko’s (R – N.Y.) office in downtown Syracuse. This gathering was in response to the national wave of concerned constituents – who have been urging their representatives to hold town halls so they can […]

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