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Central New York, Government, Politics, Syracuse

McMahon Looking to Become County Executive

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By CJ Santosuosso  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Two major announcements came out of Onondaga County politics today. First, County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced she would be stepping down to take a position at SUNY-ESF within the next month. Two hours later, Ryan McMahon, the County Legislature Chairman, said he’d hope to take her place. “After […]

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Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Sports

Soccer Fans Unite Every Weekend at Wolff’s Biergarten

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By Matt Liberman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — While the rest of Armory Square (Syracuse) remained quiet and desolate, cheers from Wolff’s Biergarten echoed through the cold, morning air. Syracuse residents sat, tucked inside, on their couches, waiting for football to begin. Yet, a small group of soccer fans ventured downtown to watch the Premier […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Syracuse

UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY IS MAKING PROGRESS ON THEIR RESEARCH ON AUTISM

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By Kimberly Arreola  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Upstate Medical University is bringing hope to the Autistic Community.   Researchers from Upstate, New York have developed a new method that can be used to help diagnose Autism. According to Dr. Frank Middleton this new method is as easy as using saliva to test and check for […]

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Crime

UPDATE: Body found near Destiny USA

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A body was found on the Creek Side Trail near Destiny USA on Monday, March 19 around 3:30 in the afternoon. Later, investigators identified the man as John C. Frazier, 25, of Syracuse. Fraizer has been missing since Nov. 18 and was last seen leaving Destiny USA. The […]

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Community, Feature

World Down Syndrome Day

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By Josh Rosenblatt SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Today, March 21st, is World Down Syndrome Day. The condition affects one in 200 people. All over the world, people wear crazy socks to show their support and bring people together. One local family, the Yoders, has lived in Syracuse for ten years. They say that having two children […]

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Central New York, Education, Food, Health, Syracuse

National Nutrition Month Encourages Healthy Living

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By Tania Joseph SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Go Further With Food. ” When most people think of nutrition, food is a main topic. This year’s campaign promotes healthy eating habits and highlights how food decisions make an impact on your overall health. National Nutrition Month […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Prices for Activities Around Syracuse are Nearing an Increase

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By Sean Robson SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse’s Common Council is looking to implement legislation that would increase prices for activities and hobbies around the city. Syracuse hasn’t seen a fluctuation in prices of these sorts in nearly 10-15 years, which supports the city government’s reasoning. Ice skaters, golfers and hobby enthusiasts will need to […]

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Central New York, Education

Universities will Admit Students who Peacefully Protest

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Following the most recent school shooting, the National School Walkout and March for our Lives protests are being organized for school safety. Despite school districts threatening to punish students who participate in these upcoming marches, several universities have said their admission decisions will not be affected by disciplinary actions resulting from peaceful protesting. Many have their decisions […]

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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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Sports

A Strategy in Buying the Syracuse Chiefs

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Video Transcript: 022718_A strategy in Buying the Syracuse Chiefs By: Rebecca Thornburg SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Chiefs are about to start their last season as the Washington Nationals AAA affiliate. The New York Mets purchased the team last October from the Community Baseball Club of Central New York but will not be enforcing any […]

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