Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Buffalo’s Lead Levels Higher Than Anticipated, City Introduces Aggressive 11-Point Plan

Buffalo’s lead poisoning problem has already been recognized, but now reports are saying that the problem is unfortunately much worse...


Update: Consensus Commission Postpones Final Report

By Staff   (Update, May 20) – The Consensus Commission has decided to hold off on making a decision regarding the economic...

Former Syracuse Cop Accused of Raping Women on Duty, Claims Everything Was Consensual

A former Syracuse police officer is in hot water after receiving rape charges by victims he met on duty. Officer Chester Thompson admitted...


Mayor Miner: City Has Filled Over 3,200 Potholes Since April

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner announced Thursday that, since mounting GPS enabled equipment on Department of Public Works (DPW)...

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Lupus Has Disproportionate Impact on Women and Minorities

By Steven Owens   ( – May is Lupus Awareness Month, and on May 20 specifically, health advocates and those...


Gun Found in Fowler Student’s Bookbag; Police Say it Was Hidden There By Boyfriend

By Staff   Syracuse City School District officials said a gun found in an 18-year-old Fowler High School student’s backpack was...

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Miner Joins “Infrastructure Week” Kickoff Event in Washington, D.C.

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner joined leaders from across the nation for the “Infrastructure Week” kickoff event in...


Report: Black Students Graduate With Nearly $8,000 More in College Debt Than White Students

By Frederick Lowe   ( – This is the time of the year when college students proudly march down the aisle to...


Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former South Carolina Cop

By Frederick Lowe   ( – Michael Slager, a former North Charleston, S.C., police officer, who is charged with...


Separate But Equal? Obama Says Trans Students Deserve Bathroom Access

For better or worse, the next battleground for trans rights will take place in public school bathrooms and locker rooms, now that...