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Educated But Hungry: Food Insecurity on College Campuses

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Audio Transcript:Educated and Hungry Final Script   By Sabrina Maggiore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) With tuition increases across the board, some college students are struggling to make ends meet. Despite financial aid packages, unaccounted expenses such as textbooks, rent, and food can add up and force students to make some difficult choices. As expenses mount, […]

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Community, Feature, Government, History, International, Politics

North and South Korea to Discuss Ending Korean War in Upcoming Summit

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Click play to learn more about what South Korean students think about ending the war. Audio Transcript: Lee_KoreaPeaceTreaty_180423 By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A 65-year-long war could come to an end in the upcoming week. South Korea government has announced plans to discuss officially ending the Korean War in the upcoming leaders’ summit […]

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Business, Government, Jobs, Politics

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Proposes New Legislation on Accessing Employee’s Salary History

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new legislation on Tuesday that employers will be banned from asking about future employee’s salary history, which according to Governor Cuomo, helps address the pay gap between men and women. “The gender pay gap exists across the economic spectrum, across all industries, and can follow women throughout their entire careers,” Governor […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, History, Manufacturing, Politics, Syracuse

Even in a Market With Limited Homes Available for Purchase, Buyer Demand Remains Strong

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Click the play button above to learn why buyer demand remains high despite limited homes available for sale.  Audio transcript:newscast 5 script By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– Home sales in New York State dropped 6.2 percent this February. New York State realtors closed 7,328 sales, almost 500 fewer than the 7,800 sales made in […]

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Health, Politics

With New Fiscal Year Looming, Albany Considers Opioid Tax, Other Proposals

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Video transcript: script_opioids By Joe Bloss SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Easter Sunday. Passover. Even April Fools Day. All three are fast approaching, but their importance takes a back seat this weekend for lawmakers in Albany trying to finalize a new state budget as a new fiscal year begins midnight Sunday. To help incentivize progress as the deadline […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics, Syracuse

Local students bring gun-control protest downtown

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Click the play button above to learn more about the March for Our Lives Syracuse protest. Audio script:ASSIGNMENT4_SCRIPT By Lilia Wood SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Central New York students have joined the national March for Our Lives protest with a planned demonstration on March 24, while a recent study suggests the state has the third fewest gun […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics

SU Professor Says Mass Shootings Strengthen NRA Supporters

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  Click the play button above to learn how mass shootings affect NRA members Audio Transcript: NRA Future Transcript By Cameron Tirado SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –In response to the Parkland shooting just a few weeks ago, companies such as Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart have put more restrictions on firearm sales. One local family-owned-and-operated store, Ra-Lin […]

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Pat Penfield sits on top of Baldwinsville Central School District Sign (c) 2017 Pat Penfield
Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Government, Politics

Eighteen-Year-Old Baldwinsville Grad Runs for Board of Education

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Video transcript: Farrell PKG1 Script REVISED   By Tommy Farrell Baldwinsville, N.Y. (NCC News) —Pat Penfield announced his candidacy for the Baldwinsville Central School District’s Board of Education on January 25. Penfield graduated from Baker High School in Baldwinsville last year and is currently a freshman at Syracuse University. “I have lived in Baldwinsville for […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

Statistics Behind the Gun Debate

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— A week after the Parkland, Florida massacre at Marjory Stoneman High School, the gun debate is in full force. Both sides of the debate are using a plethora of statistics to back up their arguments. “The percentage–.ooo1 percent– of law-abiding citizens commit crimes.  That’s negligible.  And the trick […]

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Redevelopment of Addis Building Expected to be Boost for Downtown Syracuse

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Click the play button above to learn how the redevelopment of the Addis building will affect downtown Syracuse. Audio Transcript:Khelil_Addisredevelopment Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-Another long-vacated-building in downtown Syracuse is making its way back to life. After 27 years, the Addis building, located on South Salina Street, is being redeveloped as a part of […]

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Central New York, Community, Politics

College Democrats and Republicans face-off in first ever campus debate

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Tune in to find out how the debate went down. By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse University’s Maxwell Auditorium was filled with cheers, snickers, applause and boos at SU’s first-ever College Republicans versus College Democrats debate on Wednesday night. The event was free to the public and was organized by student representatives from the […]

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