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Syracuse Shelby Mustang Club Calling All Ford Show Car Owners

For automobile aficionados, summer is car show season. That’s why the Syracuse Shelby Mustang Club is gearing up for its 38th annual...

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Syracuse Junteenth Holds 150th Annual Celebration

By Staff   The 150th Syracuse Juneteenth Celebration will be held Saturday, June 13, in commemoration of June 19, 1865, the day union...

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Spokane NAACP President Accused of Falsely Representing Herself as African-American

By Staff   Update: Rachel Dolezal officially stepped down from her post as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP Monday, June...

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Miner Attends Clinton Global Initiative Meeting in Denver

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner, along with aides Mick Sicchio and Andrew Maxwell, will attend the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative...

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WWI Soldiers Awarded Posthumous Medals of Honor

By Staff   President Barack Obama posthumously awarded two World War I army heroes, Sgt. William Shemin, a Jewish soldier, and Pvt....

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City Parks Department to offer “Wellness Wednesdays” in Clinton Square

By Staff   The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs, in partnership with Metro Fitness and the...

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Study: Universal Full-Day Preschool Falls Short

Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to make universal preschool a top priority, and the state recently renewed a $340 million a year grant...

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Urban Students Receive Math and Science Scholarships

WASHINGTON–Four high school seniors have been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) to receive the 2015 ExxonMobil...

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Winning $1 Million an OK Way to End Bad Day

Mark Johnson was having a bad day. On April 30, the 56-year-old Dolgeville, NY truck driver woke up feeling a little rough, having been out...

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Buffalo’s Innovation Center Helps Out Small Businesses in the City

On May 12th, more than one thousand people toured Buffalo’s Innovation Center in the downtown Niagara Medical Campus during the...