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Supreme Court’s Decision To Strike Down Federal Sports Betting Ban Has Big Implications For States

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to rule a 25-year-old federal ban against state-authorized sports betting as unconstitutional was...

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Brookings Institution: Racial Income Gap Growing in Onondaga County

By Staff –   Onondaga County has one of the largest racial income gaps in the country, according to a new report released by...

Syracuse: City Hall Evaluating Proposed Pilot Program for Police Body Cams

There is a proposal in front of the Syracuse Common Council that could outfit 100 city police officers with body cameras for free. Axon,...

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Onondaga County Board of Elections Offers Seminars to Help Navigate Election Process

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Board of Elections will offer free, non-partisan training seminars to inform the public about...

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Syracuse Police Department Pays Tribute to Fallen Officers

By Staff –   The Syracuse Police Department recently held a ceremony to remember 11 officers who passed away in the line of...

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Democratic Common Council President Breaks From Party For Greater Diversity

For the second consecutive year, the top elected Democrat in Syracuse has broken with her party over the Democratic designee. Common...

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Mayor Walsh’s New Budget Gets Unanimous Approval

Mayor Ben Walsh’s first city budget has been unanimously approved by Syracuse Common Councilors this week. The approved budget plan...

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Update: Former City Parks and Recreation Commissioner Resigns

By Staff –   (Update, May 8) – Former City Parks and Recreation Commissioner Lazarus Sims has resigned, after being...

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Syracuse Onondaga NAACP to Host “39th Annual Freedom Fund Award Dinner”

By Staff –   The Syracuse Onondaga NAACP will host its “39th Annual Freedom Fund Award Dinner” on June 7, from 5 p.m. to 7...

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New Food Spot to Pop Up in Place of Old Syracuse Surplus Store

A former military surplus store will be reopening as a hotspot for foodpreneurs. Entrepreneurs of the food industry will be welcome from...