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Storm Causes 14,000 Homes and Businesses to Lose Power

By , BDJ 663.02

By Zach Staton SYRACUSE (NCC News) – What usually is a little summer rain turned into a dangerous storm. Monday’s thunderstorm left nearly 14,000 homes and businesses in Central New York without power.  According to, Onondaga County 911 received over 100 phone calls about uprooted trees and knocked down various telephone poles. “Two specific areas […]

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NCC News at 4PM: Things Getting Heated in Dryden

By , BDJ 665.1

Solar energy is on the rise across the nation, and now – it could be a major player in Dryden as well.  However, one local farm’s proposed location for it’s solar energy has some community members up in arms. NCC News reporter Stephen Armstrong will have that story coming up on the NCC News 4:00 […]

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Rainy Weather Delays CNY Farmers

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Anthony Emmi of Emmi Farms in Baldwinsville spends the warm weather making up lost time after a rainy Spring season.     By Sarah Minkewcz BALDWINSVILLE N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York had excessive rainfall this Spring and it’s causing some farmers to play catch up. “We have processed beans, we have to plant first and […]

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NCC News at 4:00 – Ticks on the Rise in Central New York: Could Climate Change be to Blame?

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – getting outdoors during summer can mean picking up some unwanted hitchhikers – ticks. The the deer (or blacklegged) variety is common across New York State, and the tiny arachnids are about the size of a sesame seed. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the problem with having […]

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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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