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President Trump’s Budget Proposal Causes Concern In Syracuse

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Trump’s budget proposal for 2018 has caused a lot of concern for people in Syracuse. About thirty percent of the city used food stamps in the past year, a benefit that Trump plans on cutting by almost $200 billion over the next ten years. Doris Belden, a cashier […]

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Central New York , Community , food

Looming budget cuts make fundraising more important than ever

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By Jacqueline Mundry SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — President Donald Trump’s budget was proposed earlier this week and if passed, it would cut 25% of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP), including the Food Bank of Central New York. This law would mostly government agencies. Food bank Chief Development Officer, Lynn Hy, said this will prevent people from getting nutritious […]

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Central New York , Community , Government , Politics

News at 4:45 – How President Trump’s proposed budget will affect the local community

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President Trump’s first full budget proposal is notable for the knife it takes to domestic programs. The budget proposes to reduce 200 billion dollars of spending on food stamps over the next 10 years. A substantial number of Central New Yorkers rely on such social welfare programs. NCC News reporter Rob Schiff finds out how the […]

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Central New York , Community , Religion

Syracuse Rabbi Appalled with Vandalism at Jewish Cemeteries

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By Madelyn Urabe SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- Conversations began at Syracuse Jewish Temples after the number of graves vandalized in Philadelphia were released. Rabbi Daniel Fellman, from the Temple of Concord in Syracuse, said he finds these acts atrocious. “It is hard for me to differentiate my response as a Rabbi from being a human being. There is […]

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Central New York , Health

How do patients obtain medical marijuana in New York State?

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By Marlee Tuskes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — 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 […]

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Central New York , Community , Health

Governor Cuomo’s Bike Trail Could Reconnect Syracuse with the Cycling Community

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By Zachary Lang SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Erie Boulevard may soon be a part of the Empire State Trail, according to a map released by the Syracuse Metropolitan Traffic Council. The official layout of the trail through Syracuse has yet to be determined, but it has the potential to reconnect the city with the cycling community. Lots […]

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Central New York , Community , Public Safety , Spring 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Forth Awareness and Stories

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By Nicole Hansen SYRACUSE, N.Y. – According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 20-25% of women will experience a completed or attempted rape while in college. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and groups on the Syracuse University campus are speaking up and bringing awareness to this issue. People are also telling their stories. […]

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Central New York , Community , Health

State Grant To Deal With CNY Deer Overpopulation

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By Jason Chen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Residents in Syracuse East Side and the town of DeWitt said they are seeing more white-tailed deer in the neighborhoods recently. “It’s such an urbanized area,” Jacob Dillon, a graduate student at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry said. “When you have a competition […]

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