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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, race, Syracuse

Syracuse Citizens Give Their Thoughts on Syracuse’s Black Poverty Problem

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Century Foundation recently reported Syracuse has the highest concentration of Black poverty of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country. In 2000, nine Syracuse neighborhoods were deemed “extremely impoverished” meaning 40 percent or more of the population lives in poverty. Today, almost 30 of these neighborhoods exist, […]

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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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Community, Feature, Health

Refugee Mother Credits Syracuse Healthy Start for helping her raise her child in America and recover from trauma

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Listen here to see how one refugee gained a new outlook on life and motherhood after connecting with Syracuse Healthy Start. By Olivia Johnson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Aileen Tomaso sits on her couch in North Syracuse, cradling her two-month old son with a smile on her face. Looking at Aileen’s demeanor, one would never […]

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Central New York, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Renovations May Not Draw In New Airlines

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Tune in to find out why airport renovations may not exactly bring in the new airlines and flights people want. By Zachary Levine SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Syracuse Hancock International is currently undergoing major renovations and modernization. The $45 million upgrade comes as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking Upstate with his revitalization […]

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Central New York, Consumer, holiday, Transportation

Thanksgiving Travel Plans

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By Thomas Vielkind SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Airlines for America, a trade organization for U.S. airlines, predicts 28.5 million people will be flying this thanksgiving, which is a three percent increase from last year.  Statistics like these, however, do not bother Syracuse sophomore Spencer Krimsky. “I mean the Syracuse airport is never that busy, but […]

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Central New York, Community, Syracuse

New Cancer Health Bill Brings Big Changes for NY State Firefighters

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By Joann Li SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently implemented a health bill that will protect volunteer firefighters across the state. Starting in 2019, volunteer firefighters will start receiving and qualifying for health benefits to assist with cancer treatment costs. Lobbying efforts for this bill began five years ago, […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse

UberEATS Is Ready to Serve in Syracuse

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By Jordan Capozzi SYRACUSE. N.Y. (NCC News) – Uber’s new food delivery service has expanded to Syracuse. UberEATS began delivering food to Syracuse residents on Monday. Uber’s ride-sharing service arrived in the area just a few months ago. Similar to apps like Grubhub and Eatstreet, UberEATS delivers food from multiple restaurants around Syracuse. The list of […]

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