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“The Good Mind,” Film Featuring Onondaga Nation, to Premiere at Film Festival

By Staff   “The Good Mind,” a new film featuring the Onondaga Nation, will premiere Feb. 27 during the 13th annual Big Sky...

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To Fight Heroin Overdoses, Ithaca Mayor Proposes Controversial Safe Injection Site

By Staff   The United States is struggling to find ways to stem the tide of fast-rising drug overdose deaths, particularly in the wake...

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War for the Black Vote: Clinton, Sanders Head Toward South Carolina; Then Super Tuesday

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Democratic presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has...

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Harper Lee, Author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Dies at 89

By Staff   Acclaimed author Harper Lee, whose debut novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” became a classic in American...

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Controversial ‘Time-Out Room’ Principal Files Lawsuit Against Syracuse School District

Former LeMoyne Elementary School principal Laura Vieira-Suarez has become known as the “time-out room principal” in Syracuse,...

Two Girls Paddle Board Down East Coast

On Oct. 12, 28-year-old LouAnna Harris and Jules Gismondi set off from Pier 84 on the adventure of a lifetime — paddle boarding all...

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SCSD Educational Foundation to Present Annual Recognition Awards

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation will hold its 13th Annual Recognition Breakfast at the Holiday Inn...

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‘The Color Purple’ Author Alice Walker Shares Black History Month Wisdom on Facebook

By Staff   The African-American community is yearning for a voice of wisdom in the midst of racial controversy surrounding the...

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Sanders, Trump Win New Hampshire Primaries

By Staff   Republican Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, a Democrat, won early victories in the New Hampshire primary Feb. 9, while...

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City Council Approves Tax Deal for New Price Rite

By Staff   The Syracuse Common Council has voted to approve an agreement that will give a new Price Rite store on South Ave. a 10-year...