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Syracuse Group Reviews and Confirms Syria Crime Against Humanity

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By Brendan Tierney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syrian Accountability Project, a team of Syracuse University law students who investigate war crimes in the Syrian Civil War, released a White Paper Wednesday focusing on this month’s use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun. The researchers found sarin gas, a deadly nerve […]

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Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Ophelia’s Place Brings New Meaning to “I am in Control Day”

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By Allie Mannheimer LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — What does “I am in Control Day” mean to you? In 1981, it meant that Alexander Haig considered himself to be the new President of the United States. Now, the day has transformed to mean something unique to each person. Being in control could mean: Organizing your office […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health , Public Safety

It’s On Our Community: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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BY LAURA MOLINA SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (NCC NEWS) –Every two minutes an individual is sexually assaulted in the United States, which means that more than 300,000 people are victims of sexual assault every year. In the past few years, media have covered a wide range of sexual assault cases, particularly in college campuses. According to […]

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Central New York , Education , Health

Newhouse Knows: The HIV Preventative Drug, PreP

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital 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 or […]

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Central New York , Community , Consumer , Environment , food , Health , Public Safety , safety

Refugees Consuming Toxic Fish From Onondaga Lake

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By Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For years, the New York State Department of Health has issued warnings concerning the the fish in Onondaga Lake, saying that they are unhealthy for consumption.  Because of mercury, PCB, and other harmful chemical contamination, fish from the lake should not be consumed.  Unfortunately though, the Health Department’s […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Health

Take Back the Night Rallying at Syracuse University

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By Desiree Hurlbut SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The “Take Back the Night” rally is taking place at Syracuse University tonight. This is an annual event across the world, with a message of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence. Syracuse University Professor, Rebecca Ortiz has been involved in these issues before as the co-creator of […]

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Business , Central New York , Health , Non-profit

Café at 407 Serves More Than Coffee and Cake

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By Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At least 30 million people of all ages and genders in the United States suffer from an eating disorder and eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Café at 407 and Ophelia’s Place, located […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health

Starbucks to Release Gluten-Free and Vegan Options in 2017

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Coffee Giant Starbucks has announced that it will be introducing Gluten-Free and Vegan options this coming year to its menu. Both lifestyle changes have grown in popularity over the past 10 years. While a Gluten-free diet has long been a treatment for Celiac’s Disease, which is spurs the immune […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health , safety

Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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Central New York , Health , Technology

Newhouse Knows: The Latest in Laser Tattoo Removal

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital 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 or […]

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