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Central New York, Politics, Syracuse

Democratic Primary Voters Face Small Participation Numbers

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By Corey Crisan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tuesday’s primary elections in New York State retain significance regarding major legislative seats. Namely, the Democratic party’s ballot representative to oppose Republican John Katko’s 24th District’s Congressional seat. Juanita Perez-Williams will oppose Dana Balter on Tuesday’s ballot, and the race is expected to be tight. Syracuse.com reported Perez-Williams opened with […]

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CNY Solidarity Coalition held a rally to demand Rep. John Katko to make immigration changes and stand against President Trump
Government, Politics

Syracuse Residents Come Together to Demand Change from Rep. Katko

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By Mye Owens SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – As immigration continues to be a hot political topic, Syracuse resident recently came together to demand changes to the nation’s policies. Residents, politicians and children gathered outside of U.S. Representative John Katko’s office Thursday with toys in hand. Several residents spoke on how they feel about President […]

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Education, Health, Politics

Karen Pence Visits With Children At Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) On a whirlwind Syracuse visit for Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen that including a political fundraiser and several protests, the Second Lady took the time to meet with the children and staff of Syracuse’s children’s hospital. Nothing but smiles came from Mrs. Pence as she toured […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Food, Politics

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, 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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Politics

Gun Control Debate Reignited on Twitter

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Gun Control Debate – Social Media – Script By Leah Newton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Twitter users are weighing in on what they believe should be done in terms of gun control legislation. Along with the replies to President Trump’s […]

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