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Keeping Kids Safe Online

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By Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – June is Internet Safety Month, and although the month is coming to an end, the conversation of how to keep kids safe online is just beginning. Today, Nottingham High School hosted a Social Media Breakfast: Parent’s Guide to Social Media. The event gave parents and kids the opportunity […]

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Coming Up On NCC News at 4 p.m.

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Coming up on NCC News at 4pm:   It’s National Mosquito Awareness Week. Besides being the cause of the Zika virus, mosquitoes also cause a disease called Triple E, which causes swelling of the brain, high fever, and seizures. Today is National HIV Testing Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about […]

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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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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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Business , Central New York , Consumer , food , Health , Things to do

Yum-Yums Brings Flavor Without Gluten To The Syracuse Community

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By Isabel Sanchez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – For many a gluten-free diet is not a matter of fashion, for those diagnosed with autoimmune diseases the choice is not really, it becomes a serious health problem. According to WebMD, Celiac is an autoimmune disease that makes the patients allergic to gluten. “Gluten is a protein found […]

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Central New York , Health , Seniors

Exercising Back to Health with Upstate’s Vitality Program

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By Kiona Dyches SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Upstate’s Vitality Fitness Program was designed to ensure a more promising and active future. Through their aquatics and land exercise programs, they have helped scores of Central New York residents who suffer from chronic pain, and have difficulty with traditional exercise. Corrine Saddler, a two-year member of the program, […]

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Arts , Business , Central New York , Community , food , Music , Things to do , tourism , Transportation

The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Story by Jon Cerio GEDDES, NY —  To quote legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, “things have changed”  at the Lakeview Amphitheater.  With only a few days left before Mr. Dylan and the Zac Brown Band kick off the venue’s second summer series, crews were busy fine-tuning the grounds. “We’ve gotta hang one more video screen down there, […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , Health

The West Nile virus is found in New York. What does this mean for Central New York?

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The New York City Health Department says it had detected the first of the season’s mosquitoes with West Nile virus. Though no human cases have been reported in the agency’s announcement, the virus has caused an alarm regarding safety among environmentalists and health professionals. Professor of pest information Kim Adams said that the virus has […]

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