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Central New York

Barbecue on Syracuse South Side Prepares Students for School

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Click the player above to hear more about the annual barbecue. Audio transcript: Backpack Drive script By Michelle Houston Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)–  The countdown has begun for the first day of school. Students are expected to be fully equipped with essential school supplies. While school supplies are important for classes, some families can’t afford to […]

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Business, Community, Syracuse

Back-to-school Season Starts in Syracuse

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Click here for the audio transcript By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—For most students August means it’s time for school again. Teachers and education institutions also may consider this month as a busy season. Moreover, it’s the time when shopping centers and online stores send various deals to their target audience. Currently, Syracuse students and […]

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Business, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse Offers a Number of Job Opportunities to Aspiring Professionals in Local Area

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Click here to learn more! Audio Transcript: Career Development Center By: Brandon Williams SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — Students attending Syracuse University have many job and career development opportunities in the local area. Danielle Harvey, career counselor and employee relations lead of the Career Development Center at Syracuse University said many students are doing internships […]

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Central New York, Environment, Health, Public Safety

Officials are Testing Algae Blooms in Skaneateles Lake for Harmful Toxins

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Click the play button above to learn about the possible dangers of algae blooms in the Skaneateles Lake Audio transcript: LaRowe algae wrap By Jonathan LaRowe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For the second straight year, harmful algae blooms have popped up in Skaneateles Lake. Officials are testing the blooms for toxins that could be harmful if […]

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Central New York

Syracuse University Hosts Inclusion-Fest 2018

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Click above to hear about Inclusion-fest 2018! Audio Transcript: Inclusion Fest   By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— The 2018 Summer Leadership Institute kicked off its 10th annual Inclusion-Fest Monday. The event lasted until Aug. 8 on the campus of Syracuse University. Inclusion-Fest includes three interactive days with over 10 national experts in making schools and […]

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Central New York, Community, Education

Syracuse Students Learn What It’s Like to Be a Forensic Scientist

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Click the play button above to see how twenty students are learning more about Forensic Science this week. Auto transcript: MOST Forensic Camp By Casey Buscher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology is holding a Forensic Science camp this week. Twenty kids are getting the opportunity to learn […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, International, Syracuse

Slutzker Center Interim Director Offers Help for International Students

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Click the play button above to hear Slutzker Center Interim Director George Athanas Audio transcript: George Athanas By Jose Lara SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –The Slutzker Center has been making Syracuse University international students’ lives easier for more than 50 years. The staff helps international students with different programs, resolving visa related questions, academic and social concerns, […]

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Central New York

Hiroshima Day Procession Sets a Solemn Tone in Downtown Syracuse

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Click here to learn about what occurred when America dropped a bomb on Hiroshima over 70 years ago, and how some citizens in Syracuse are commemorating the anniversary of this event. Audio Transcript: Syracuse Hiroshima Day Procession Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — It has been 73 years since the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. On Aug. 6, 1945, America […]

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Central New York, Public Safety

Onondaga County Pumps the Brakes on Drunk Driving With STOP-DWI

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Click here to listen to how New York State’s STOP-DWI program has helped drunk driving fatality rates in Onondaga County. Audio Transcript: STOP-DWI’s Impact on Onondaga County Keir Chapman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In 1981, ex-Sen. William “Cadillac” Smith helped found STOP-DWI in New York state after a drunk driver killed his daughter in 1973. The […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Environment, Syracuse

Rosamond Gifford Zoo Welcomes Loofa and Doofah into Zoo Family

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  Click the play button above to hear how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is taking part in helping this endangered species. Audio Transcript: Twin Red Pandas By Casey Buscher SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –The Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced the birth of two baby red panda twins today. Loofah and Doofah are currently under the care of […]

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Central New York

Theory Syracuse Apartment Complex Opening Soon

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Click here for the audio transcript By Malika-Budur Kalila SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—The student residential complex Theory Syracuse will open on Aug.17. Tenants that need an early move-in may arrive on Aug.10. Theory Syracuse is a seven-story building, which belongs to Peak Campus, the second-largest privately-owned student housing company in the country. The complex has […]

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