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Miner Releases 2015-16 Budget to City Council for Approval

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has released her $674 million 2015-2016 budget proposal to Syracuse’s Common Council for review,...

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South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting a Black Man Eight Times in the Back

A white police officer from the North Charleston Police Department in South Carolina was charged with murder yesterday after shooting and...

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New York State to Clean Up Devastatingly Toxic Site in Schenectady

Cleaning up a hazardous waste site in Schenectady County will cost over $20 million New York State officials said. The Daily Gazette of...

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Fishing Year-Round Permitted in Parts of New York

Tired of shopping at the same fresh fish markets for dinner options? Would you rather save money and go out and catch your own fish, maybe...

Santaija Bethea, a senior at Corcoran H.S. takes a selfie with actress Anna Maria Horsford when students from the Syracuse Central School District attended the Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference. Photo By John Berry.

SCSD Students attend Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference, Participate in AVID Program

By Staff   Several students from the Syracuse Central School District attended the Annual Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference (SES)...

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Study Shows New York State Teachers’ Academic Ability on the Rise

The current SAT score of an average student in New York is 1466, but what about the teacher? Would they be able to perform as well? If a...

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Syracuse CoWorks Moves into New Downtown Location

Freelancers and entrepreneurs in the Syracuse area are no longer limited to working in their home office,a coffeeshop or a library....

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U.S. Data About 2015 ACA Enrollees Shows More Coverage for Young Adults, But Little Improvement for Minority Groups

According to new data recently released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

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RIT Professor’s Waste Expertise Enlisted for Trump Golf Course

An RIT professor who has made a name for himself with his waste management innovations has now captured the attention of Donald...

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Rochester Native’s Business Uses Tattoos to Conceal Hair Loss

Largely due to dissatisfaction with one’s social media pictures, cosmetic procedures are on the rise. Studies have shown that...