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Central New York, Sports, Syracuse Chiefs

Potential Rule Changes Pose a Threat to Major League Baseball

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Click the play button above to hear what other baseball fans from my hometown and I think about these new proposals. Audio Transcript:New MLB rule proposals By Josh Widman SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — Baseball has been in existence for nearly two centuries, and the game could be headed toward drastic changes. For years, Major League Baseball […]

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Sports

Modern Times Phase out Old-school Coach

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Click the play button above to hear about Mike Messere’s transition out of coaching. Audio transcript: Messere Script 1 After 50 years with the program, West Genessee high school lacrosse coach Mike Messere is retiring. It hasn’t been the transition many coaches make, though. With a history built on tradition and old school values, Messere’s ways […]

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Health, Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Month Puts Spotlight On Men’s Mental Health Stigma

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Click the play button above to learn about the men’s mental health stigma and the celebrities trying to bring attention to it. Audio transcript: Rubino_Men’sMentalHealth By Andrew Rubino SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Mental health awareness month began today with the start of May. This is the first awareness month since two prominent figures spoke publicly about […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Sports, Syracuse

Bowling Is Bringing Millions To The Syracuse Economy

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VolturoBowlingImpactScript_23April2018 By Georgie Volturo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Business  is booming at Ale N Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse. They have seen a surge in costumers since the end of March, and they’ve had to hire new staff, just to keep up. Aside from their award winning burgers and friendly service, this surge in […]

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Central New York, Community, Competition, Oneida Shores, Polar Plunge, Special Olympics

Special Olympics Hosted Its Annual Polar Plunge to Raise Money for Its Athletes

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By Ashley Burroughs BREWERTON, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)– The Special Olympics hosted its 11th annual Polar Plunge Event to support its athletes at Oneida Shores. Although it was 40 degrees outside, five hundred people participated in the event and embraced the cold waves. “It was invigorating, a little crazy, and I was thinking oh my god […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Feature, Sports, Syracuse

Syracuse Area Boxing Club Creates Champions Inside and Outside the Ring

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The West Area Athletic and Education Center has helped give kids from the inner city a positive outlet through the sport of boxing. The owner, Mr. Ray Rinaldi has a philosophy in training his boxers. “No du-rags, no having your pants low or to your ankles, and no swear […]

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