Category: Health, Hot News, State/National News

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Cutting-Edge Program Aimed to Stem Prescription Drug Abuse in New York Now in Limbo

African-Americans among those who may feel the most immediate consequences By Hazel Trice Edney – Six years ago, public health...

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New Day Labor Program Offers Work to Panhandlers

Starting May 1st, panhandlers in Syracuse will have the option to go to work instead. A new program run by John Tumino of In My Father’s...

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Syracuse Based Carrols Restaurant Group to Acquire 221 More Restaurants

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc, a Syracuse based company has agreed to purchase a total 221 restaurants in an all-stock transaction worth...

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Longtime SU Basketball Coach Boeheim Strikes and Kills Man on Highway

By staff: Syracuse Orange basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man on I-690 Wednesday night. According to reports from Syracuse...

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Assembly Pass GENDA and Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

A new bill protecting transgender rights was passed by the New York Assembly Tuesday and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Gender Expression...

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Howie Hawkins: New York Progressives Must Demand More

Op-Ed By Howie Hawkins – I campaigned for governor with the slogan of “Demand More!” because Gov. Cuomo has governed as a social...

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Hundreds Travel to Albany to Demand End in Mass Incarceration

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 14, 2019) – Over 500 parents, educators and people impacted by New York’s unjust pretrial system traveled to...

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Democratic Caucus Chair: Election System in New York State Needs Reform

Letter to the Editor from Dustin M. Czarny, NYSECA Democratic Caucus Chair, Onondaga County Board of Elections Commissioner(D) – Dear...

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Charter and Spectrum to pay $174.2 Million Settlement to Settle Internet Fraud Case

NEW YORK – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced a record $174.2 million consumer fraud settlement with Charter Communications,...

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Albany Area Albany Area Subway Restaurant Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit for $80,000

NEW YORK – Draper Development LLC, the owner of more than a dozen Subway franchises in the Albany and Schenectady areas have agreed to...