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Skaneateles Closes Beaches, DEC Tests for Toxic Blue Green Algae

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Audio Transcript: Skaneateles Closes Beaches… By Natalie Maier SKANEATELES, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Village of Skaneateles public beach was closed today as large, visible blooms of blue green algae floated at the shore. The Department of Environmental Conservation has tested the blooms and is waiting on results later this week to see if they are […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Poverty, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

I-81 Plans Bring New Concerns About Exposure to Lead

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Click play to hear why a local lead task force member is worried about more than just old housing. Audio Transcript: Maier – Lead on Syracuse’s Bridges By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Plans to renovate Interstate Route 81 have been the topic of conversation for over six months now. But local safety activists have […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Health, Public Safety, Technology

Libraries with 3D Printers React to Release of Blueprints for Guns

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Click play to hear one local library’s policy when it comes to 3D printing guns.  Audio Transcript: Libraries React to 3D Gun Blueprints By Natalie Maier FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A company in Austin, Texas has promised to release digital blueprints for 3D printing guns. The release is causing concern among gun control advocates, who think […]

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Central New York, Community, Politics

College Democrats and Republicans face-off in first ever campus debate

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Tune in to find out how the debate went down. By Saniya More SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse University’s Maxwell Auditorium was filled with cheers, snickers, applause and boos at SU’s first-ever College Republicans versus College Democrats debate on Wednesday night. The event was free to the public and was organized by student representatives from the […]

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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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What is the Paris Agreement?

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By Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Today President Trump announced he will pull the U.S. out of the non-binding parts of the Paris Agreement. The treaty, ratified in November 2016, aims to unify countries across the globe in the fight against climate change. Trump said he is willing to re-enter the treaty under an […]

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Feature, Politics

Different Political Views Are Not Keeping This Family Apart During The Holidays

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By Rebekah Castor, Syracuse N.Y. (NCC News) — The election is over, but the repercussions in people’s lives may be just beginning as families across the United States contemplate uncomfortable holidays, or decide to bypass them.With many unhappy about the results of the presidential election, many people are calling up their family members to cancel their […]

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Central New York, Government, Politics, Uncategorized

Sha Na Na’s “Bowzer” endorses Colleen Deacon for Congress

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By Rashika Jaipuriar MANLIUS, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Ron Schedlleck hasn’t missed an election since 1968. A visit from Jon “Bowzer” Bauman from the hit television show and musical group “Sha Na Na” reaffirmed Schedlleck’s support from Congressional candidate Colleen Deacon. It’s important for seniors to stay involved and active in the political sphere, according […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

What Millennials Want From Candidates

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By Kristen Edwards SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Constituents in New York’s 24th district are faced with voting either John Katko or Colleen Deacon into Congress this November. Both candidates have been ramping up their public appearances in the district. Deacon recently visited a group of voters who show up in low numbers to the polls— millennials. The group of […]

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Politics on The Tracks


By Michael Carter UTICA, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you were taking Amtrak’s Empire Service on Wednesday afternoon through upstate New York it would have been hard to miss David Georgius and his wife Betty Hughes. Decked out in matching Bernie Sanders tee-shirts, the couple was on their way home to Utica from a trip down […]

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