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Newhouse Knows: What is Bracketology?

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2017 Broadcast and Digital 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 or […]

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Agriculture , Business , Central New York , food

Farm to Kitchen: The New York Farmers Selling Directly to Consumers

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By Stephen Armstrong TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (NCC News) – for many people meat, eggs and vegetables come in packs you pick up from the the grocery store. For New York State’s farmers, it’s a much more complex relationship. Tina MacCheyne has operated High Point Farms in Trumansburg for 18 years. She raises grass-fed beef cattle and free-range chickens […]

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safety , Transportation

Drivers Warned About Driving While Tired

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – We’ve been told many times about the dangers of drunk driving. Police routinely organize traffic stop checkpoints around the holidays to deter drivers from consuming alcohol before they get behind the wheel. We’ve even been warned about the dangers of distracted driving, and national campaigns have warned drivers about […]

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Central New York , Government , Health , Politics

Ithaca’s Drug Policy Will Proceed Despite Controversy

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By Stephen Armstrong ITHACA, N.Y. (NCC News) – For Ithaca’s Mayor, Svante Myrick, the past few months have brought some extra scrutiny upon his office. “I said you’d better watch out,” Myrick said, “The Ithaca Journal’s going to want to cover this story for a full week.” The story in question was Ithaca’s new drug policy […]

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Central New York , Court , Crime , Education , Health , Jobs , Politics , Public Safety , safety

Syracuse Parents Bond to Cope with Gun Violence Pain

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News)–The President of Mothers Against Guns Syracuse, Lepa Jones said the disruption and trauma of losing a child in street violence never ends. Lepa lost one son and a stepson in violent deaths. “Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are the toughest periods in my life. I cannot describe what it feels like to be […]

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Central New York , Community , Education

Marcellus School Renovations Budget Needs Voters’ Approval

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By Jake Lapin, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — While Election Day is on Nov. 8, Marcellus residents will be called upon to vote the following Tuesday. The Marcellus Central School District’s capital project to renovate Marcellus High School, among other improvements, has been in the works for over four years. However, this past May, poor initial […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Local businesses are going pink to support CNY cancer research foundation

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By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Local businesses are participating in the “Turn it Pink” campaign to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. The campaign is being run by members of the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Jeanne St. Claire, grand-daughter of cancer survivor Carol Baldwin, started the campaign on social media. […]

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Central New York , Consumer , Education , Health , Non-profit

Cancer Patients and Caregivers Turn To American Cancer Society For Support

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –People impacted by breast cancer either as patients, survivors or caregivers face many difficult decisions. Some of the most important decisions include finding a doctor, adjusting to a new diet regime and coping with changes in lifestyle. The American Cancer Society of Syracuse, like its counterparts around the […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Environment , Non-profit , Public Safety , Transportation

Phi Kappa Psi Hosts Safe Driving Week in Honor of Late Brother

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By Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – One Syracuse University fraternity is raising money and spreading awareness on a national issue that hits so close to home. Phi Kappa Psi is hosting safe driving week to educate people on the dangers of distracted driving and to honor, late brother Hunter Watson who died because […]

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