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Central New York, Politics, Syracuse

Democratic Primary Voters Face Small Participation Numbers

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By Corey Crisan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Tuesday’s primary elections in New York State retain significance regarding major legislative seats. Namely, the Democratic party’s ballot representative to oppose Republican John Katko’s 24th District’s Congressional seat. Juanita Perez-Williams will oppose Dana Balter on Tuesday’s ballot, and the race is expected to be tight. Syracuse.com reported Perez-Williams opened with […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Health, Syracuse, Technology

People Skeptical of WHO’s Decision to Name Gaming Disorder a Mental Health Condition

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By Stefan Oliva  Syracuse, NY (NCC News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) put gaming disorder on its most recent list of mental health disorders on Monday. WHO’s announcement sparked debate and raised questions about how it should be treated and whether or not the condition belongs on this list. The WHO defines gaming disorder as “a […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Minimum Wage Doesn’t Cover Cost of Rent in CNY

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By Katie Benoit SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC NEWS)-  According to a National Low Income Housing Coalition report, the average person needs to earn $28,760 in wages to support themselves in a one-bedroom apartment Onondaga County.  The figure jumps to $36,240 for those renting a two-bedroom apartment. A local full-time worker being paid the $10.40 minimum hourly wage would earn $21,632 […]

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Central New York, Sports

CNY Special Olympics Athlete is First Registered Lobbyist with Down Syndrome

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Kayla McKeon has been participating in the Special Olympics for 14 years, competing in bowling, floor hockey, softball and many other events. “It’s a way of keeping us physically fit and having fun with playing a sport,” McKeon said. “This is where we make our lifelong friendships, in […]

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Central New York, Health, Syracuse, Weather

Heat Advisory in Syracuse Raises Red Flag for Health Concerns

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By Alexis Scott SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The heat index went up to 101 degrees in Syracuse and even hotter in surrounding areas. Paired with Southern-like humidity, The National Weather Service says one major health concern is heat stroke. Medical doctor, Jeremy Joslin of Upstate Medical Hospital said that many people believe they’re having a […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer

Meyer Manor Apartment gets a go-ahead despite neighbor’s opposition

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After three years of extensive discussions, meetings, planning and vocal opposition from the neighbors, the Meyer Manor apartments got a green light from the Liverpool officials on Tuesday. The apartment complex is set to start construction on 1225 Tulip Street. With four three story buildings holding 27 units […]

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Trees Honor Gun Violence Victims