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Central New York , Community , Court , Government , History , Uncategorized

Web Extra: Gerrymandering Explained

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By Bridget Chavez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The United States Supreme Court announced it will rule on Wisconsin’s appeal of a lower court ruling that said Republican lawmakers violated the Constitution when they redrew legislative districts. The Court said it will decide whether or not electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a political party are […]

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Junior Good Days Kicks-Off

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)-  Camp Good Days & Special Times is an organization whose efforts are put towards creating a fun environment for children dealing with cancer themselves or through a family member. Today was the start of this season’s Junior Good Days, a week-long day camp for kids ages four through seven. Campers enjoy two […]

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Central New York

A new studio in town

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By Jacqueline Mundry SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Amy Markwardt started Irish step dancing when she was eight-years-old. Her dad had seen performers on Saint Patrick’s Day and went home to tell her mother that it was the coolest thing he’d ever seen and they had to sign up their daughter. Markwardt’s been dancing ever since and […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , History , Jobs , Transportation

200 Years of the Erie Canal

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – You might walk right past it and never notice, but there’s part of a canal in Syracuse’s Clinton Square. Beside the fountain there are two sunken pits – they’ve been dug out to expose the Erie Canal stones found below. The Erie Canal cut right through Syracuse, splitting Clinton […]

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Central New York , Community , Education

Coming Up on NCC News at 4:45…What a Babysitter Should Do

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Coming up on NCC News at 4:45pm, news reporter Matt D’Ambrosi will tells us what babysitters should expect when taking care of children. The Oswego YMCA held a babysitter’s training course today where people could go and learn about: The babysitting business Safety while watching children Understanding kids from 0-10 years old The course ran […]

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Central New York , Government , Politics

Coming up at 4–Local Reaction to Planned Parenthood Debate

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By Kristen Edwards, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Thousands, including Mayor Stephanie Miner, took part in Planned Parenhood’s nation-wide Pink Out Day. While some stood alongside her, fighting to keep the organization funded, NCC News reporter Kiona Dyches spoke to a pro-life woman who explains why she is firmly opposed to this. Kiona Dyches will have the full […]

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Central New York , Community , holiday , Music

Coming up at 4:00– Leon Festival

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By Kristen Edwards, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Preparations are underway for a ‘halfway to Christmas’ festival tonight in Liverpool. It’s called the Leon Festival, and since it’s technically three days before the real halfway point, June 25th, organizers are also treating the festival as a summer party gathering. The Leon Festival will have games, activities, live […]

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Central New York , Community , Crime , safety

New Security and Maintenance Coming to Downtown Syracuse

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By Kristen Edwards (NCC News) — The Syracuse Industrial Development Agency is funding the addition of new security measures and maintenance for the downtown Syracuse area. $213,000 will cover the cost of seven to ten new security cameras and extended hours for both patrol officers and maintenance workers. While one business owner downtown said the new […]

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