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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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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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Small Businesses in Central New York aim to “Be Heard”

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By Elijah Shama SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – There are many “national days.” January 20th for instance, is “National Popcorn day,” but for small businesses and startups March 7th, “National Be Heard Day” is a chance to break through. “National Be Heard Day” is a day for small businesses and startups to try out new ways to advertise and […]

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CNY Tax Payer’s Reaction To Airport Revitalization Initiative

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By Paola Figueroa SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Syracuse Common Council Monday unanimously passed a segment of governor Andrew Cuomo’s Upstate Airport Revitalization Initiative that would renovate the Syracuse Hancock International Airport. According to the Council agenda, the total cost will not exceed $48.8 million with most of the funding coming from the state. Onondaga […]

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Manufacturing Industry Has Lack of Awareness in Central New York

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By Lauren Sinatra SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Manufacturing is one of the largest industries across New York State, especially Central New York. Businesses across the state bring in close to $75 billion annually through the 450,000 jobs that are offered. Despite the high numbers and economic success, there are still problems surrounding the knowledge most people have about […]

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Made in America: Local Company Reaches out to White House

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By Bridget Chavez (NCC News) SHERRILL, N.Y. – Coming off the heels of an intense election cycle, there’s one campaign promise on both sides of the aisle that’s sticking, and that is to keep jobs in the United States. Sherrill Manufacturing in Central New York is the only remaining flatware manufacturing company that is made entirely […]

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Tax Break for New Student Housing Near Marshall Street

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By Jordan Jennings Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  —The Marshall Street student-apartment project received a $1.7 million-dollar tax break. The project will demolish the one story structure on S. Crouse Ave. near Marshall Street and build a 287-bed student apartment. The new eight-story building includes a retail space on the first floor. According to Jared Hutter the […]

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The Idea of Uber in the 315

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By Jared Barton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The pressure is on to see the City of Syracuse and the Central New York region get Uber services. Governor Cuomo has been asked by multiple police forces to implement the app statewide. The idea is that the number of DUIs would decrease with the usage of the popular […]

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Women in High Tech Succeed in CNY

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Science and Technology are rapid growing fields with great job opportunities but they continue to be short for women across the country. While most of the women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are challenged to adapt and stay in their jobs, this seems to […]

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Free Training Syracuse Residents for High School Equivalency Exam

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By Aubrie Tolliver SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse residents are being offered a second chance — maybe even a first — at obtaining their high school diploma. The Syracuse City School District is offering free classes at the Sidney Johnson Vocational Center in Syracuse, which are designed to help residents prepare for the high school equivalency test. The TASC […]

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A Job for Many Formerly Incarcerated People is Only a Box Away

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In the United States, over 2 million people are incarcerated, 4 million people are in the criminal justice system and over 20 million have been through the system. That leaves 16 million people who have gone through the system, served time and are reintegrating into society. However, […]

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Miner Announces New Jobs for Minority Groups and a New Hotel in Syracuse

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — This morning Mayor Stephanie Miner announced that the vacant Symphony Tower will be transformed into an extended-stay Hyatt House hotel and the city will forgive half a million dollars in tax backs. “This is a remarkable agreement because it continues the historic investments our community has made […]

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Buying Local Can Make a Big Difference in Syracuse

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By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — When residents buy local instead of retail chains more money stays in Syracuse and it helps to keep Syracuse identity. Syracuse First founder, Chris Fowler says buying local goes beyond a simple transaction. “Local businesses are not just businesses, they are part of the community,” Fowler said. ” When […]

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Syracuse Parents Bond to Cope with Gun Violence Pain

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News)–The President of Mothers Against Guns Syracuse, Lepa Jones said the disruption and trauma of losing a child in street violence never ends. Lepa lost one son and a stepson in violent deaths. “Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are the toughest periods in my life. I cannot describe what it feels like to be […]

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Republican Katko Receives As Many Labor Endorsements As Rival Deacon

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By Connor Federico SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — New York’s 24th Congressional District has had its fair share of irregularities over the past few election cycles, and this year’s race for the position is no exception. Political turnover and constant redistricting caused four different men to represent parts of Central New York for the past […]

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WISE Women’s Business Center Celebrates 10 Years

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By Kate Capodanno SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The WISE Women’s Business Center celebrated its tenth anniversary by hosting an event with different members of the community including representatives from Center State CEO, the United States Small Business Administration, and Syracuse University. As a gift to the the center, the City of Syracuse and Onondaga […]

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The Holidays Ring in Job Opportunities in the Syracuse Area

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By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The holidays are times of unity and cheer. For many, they are also times of financial stress and panic. With the holiday season quickly approaching, people are already planning how to get the necessary funds to have a successful and festive time of year. Luckily, this holiday also […]

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