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Failure to pay a traffic ticket or appear in court to answer the summons can lead to a driver's license being suspended. An advocacy group found different rates of suspensions for traffic debt based on ZIP code.

Can’t Pay Traffic Ticket? License Suspensions Higher in Some Syracuse ZIP Codes

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Like a lot of drivers, Ashley Gantt got pulled over. She ended up with two traffic tickets....

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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,...