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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

Web Extra: $27 Million New York State Fairgrounds Transformation Project Goes Underway

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By LISA NHO SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — A new renovation project for the New York State Fairgrounds is starting to go underway. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the $27 million plan for renovating the Orange Lot of the fairgrounds. This project includes changes such as paving the lot to allow for additional parking spaces, building […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Environment, History, Syracuse, tourism, Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Hosts World’s Canal Conference Leaders

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By Sam Rubinoff  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Located in the last remaining Weighlock Building in New York State, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates its 55th anniversary next month.  This past Tuesday, the Museum hosted some of the attendees of the World’s Canal Conference being held this week in Syracuse. The annual World’s Canal Conference is […]

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Central New York, Syracuse, Transportation

CNY Gas Prices Are Slowly But Steadily Declining

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By Anthony Haynie III SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has left many people in distress, especially those that rely on their vehicles as a primary method of transportation. “It’s extremely upsetting,” said Syracuse Senior DJ Woodson. “Normally I drive to campus, but now that the prices are high, I’m gonna take […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Feature, Health, Public Safety, Seniors, Transportation

The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

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By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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Central New York, Crime, Government, Public Safety, Transportation

Textalyzer Device in the Works to Bust Distracted Drivers in New York

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By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Texting while driving remains a problem in Central New York, but a new device may be introduced to stop texters in their tracks. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a study on the Textalyzer. The device’s evaluation will be conducted by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, under Cuomo’s direction. By tracking phone activity, […]

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Central New York, Politics, safety, Transportation

Special Guards on Trucks: Worth While or a Waste of Time and Money?

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By Jude Allume, SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Senator Chuck Schumer has recently pushed for the federal government to change safety regulations for trucks. The push comes as a result of an accident involving a truck which killed four people. A milk tanker jackknifed on I-81 on July fifth, blocking several lanes on the highway. Two cars crashed […]

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Central New York, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse, Transportation

“Put the Cell Phone in the Trunk”: NY State Police Work to Prevent Texting and Driving

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By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Despite the New York State ban on texting and driving, there were 127 crashes in Onondaga County caused by distracted driving in 2016. According to NY State Trooper Jack Keller, you’re four to five times more likely to get into a car accident if you’re using your phone. Distracted driving […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics, Transportation

Trump, Congress Debate Amtrak Funding

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By Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Recent comments made by President Trump has cast uncertainty surrounding federal funding for Amtrak. In response to the ambiguous future of the company’s income, Amtrak CEO, Charles Moorman mentioned they are researching the feasibility of adding rows of seats in Economy class to increase revenue. As […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, holiday, International, safety, tourism, Transportation

NCC News at 4PM: Checking in with the TSA

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June 21st is the official first day of summer.  It’s also the day that the TSA chose to make a stop at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport.  The organization is expecting this summer traveling season to be one of the busiest in years. To help make things easier for passengers and airport staff, TSA representatives gave […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, holiday, International, Public Safety, tourism, Transportation

NCC News at 4PM: Double-Checking Your Luggage

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The TSA is expecting a very busy summer travel season this year.  To help prepare passengers for what to expect in security lines, TSA representatives were at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport today to demonstrate the differences between checked and carry-on items. NCC News reporter Jacqueline Mundry checked into the airport to get the details, and will […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Consumer, Environment, Government, holiday, Jobs, safety, tourism, Transportation

Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:00: The TSA is at the Syracuse Hancock airport showing you travel tips to help keep you ahead of “the pack” this summer…. One Dryden farm is causing some heated debate in the community…. And we’ll tell you about the new law passed in New York that raises the required […]

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