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Trump, Media, and Shooting Tragedies: How are They Related?

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Eleven lives were lost and several more people were injured after a shooting in a Pittsburgh Synagogue on Sunday. Only days before, two innocent victims were shot to death unexpectedly at a grocery store in Kentucky. Tragedies like these are sadly all too common in 2018. What is […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Crime, Government

Web Extra: NY enacts new Raise the Age Law

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By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. As a result, thousands of youths were unfairly punished and prevented from services that were needed to rehabilitate themselves. In many cases, this justice system led to even more youth crimes. Now, […]

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Central New York

Hole in None?

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By James Colgan LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (NCC News) — A Thursday afternoon in late-April in Syracuse typically brings warm weather–and throes of golfers to Liverpool Golf Club. According to the course’s director of golf Stephen Schmitt, on a warm day in this time of the year, the course could see “about 100-150 players, maybe 200.” But with […]

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Guns and Church

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By Justin Bachman MEXICO, N.Y. (NCC News) — Firearms and religion. It’s a combination sure to come with passionate responses from all sides. For one church in Mexico, New York, it’s not as complicated. Lighthouse Revival Church has a big, bold message scrolling across its website: “We are NOT a gun-free zone. We protect our people.” […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Public Safety

Perception of Self-Driving Car Changes Following the Death in Arizona

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Radler: Driverless Car Script By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. It is the first time that a driverless car has ever killed someone. This technology has been years in the making but now is in the hot […]

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Central New York, Education

New Study Shows Low-Income Students are Still Struggling to Graduate from College

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Script PDF By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A New York Times study released this week showed there has been a rise over the last two decades in low-income students going to college. Surprisingly, while more of these students are attending universities, the number of these students graduating hasn’t gone up. Former high […]

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