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Arts, Central New York, Consumer, Feature, Technology

Mackenzie-Childs Pulls off Another Barn Sale Despite Technology Issues

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  Listen here to find out why one shopper has been coming to the barn sale for a decade.  Audio transcript: Ten Years of Mackenzie Childs_Natalie Maier By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Technology issues made for a difficult check-out process at this weekend’s Mackenzie-Childs Barn Sale. Tens of thousands of shoppers descended upon Aurora […]

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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food

Upstate lawmakers upset with Rochester Brewery’s purchase of China-made beer tanks with state funding

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Upstate New York lawmakers are upset with a Rochester brewery that received state funding and bought beer tanks from China that could have been made in Syracuse. The tanks are a key part of a $49 million modernization project currently underway at the Genesee Brewery in Rochester. But the lawmakers argue that the tanks could have been […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

Syracuse Drivers find Uber Bill Disconcerting

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. NCC NEWS— Traditional cab operators in Syracuse are still reacting to the news that a bill to allow Uber expand its services to Upstate New York is before the state Assembly. The state Assembly is expected to look into issues like accessibility to persons with disability in Uber cabs, insurance, pricing, […]

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Central New York

Ridesharing Service May Come to Syracuse

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By Paola Suro SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — A ride sharing service, like Uber and Lyft, may be coming to Syracuse, exciting Syracuse University students, and making local transportation companies question regulations. “We have a lot of night life which is within walking distance for some students but not for everyone,” said Syracuse University’s Student Association President Aysha […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Transportation

Community Leaders React to Startling Syracuse Poverty Statistics

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By Arlety Gonzalez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — Poverty in Syracuse has been an issue of concern for both community and political leaders for quite some time.  But it is being discussed even more now, after Syracuse was identified as  the city in the nation with the  highest poverty concentration among Hispanic and Black communities. Community […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Government, Transportation

Debate Over Bringing Ride-Sharing Services To Upstate New York Rises In Syracuse

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By Nicole Acevedo, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Students at Syracuse University are trying to team up with other college students in Albany, Rochester, and Buffalo to push the New York state government to allow ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in Upstate New York. “These 3 major universities in these 3 major cities […]

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