Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories

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Black Voters Push Jones to Victory in Alabama

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Alabama’s Black voters have carried the day, pulling off a stunning...

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Onondaga County Names NYS Fair’s “Pan-African Village” after Van Robinson

By Staff –   Onondaga County has announced it will name the New York State Fair’s “Pan-African Village”...


Student Loan Protections: New Report Finds Worsening National Problem

By Charlene Crowell –   ( – Richard Cordray, the first-ever Director of the Consumer Financial...

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Community Rises Up to Stop New Orleans From Drowning

By C.C. Campbell-Rock –   ( – Community activists by the hundreds have stood toe to toe with New...

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Ben Walsh Elected Syracuse Mayor; City Council, School Board Incumbents Re-Elected

By Staff –   Independent Ben Walsh has been elected Syracuse’s new mayor, in a surprising upset over Democratic nominee...

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Quante Wright: Common Council Candidate Is On Path to Success

By Lisa Dumas –   Quante Wright is one of three candidates vying for Syracuse 4th District Common councilor. And, although...

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Juanita Perez Williams: Embracing the Possibilities

By Dave McCleary –   Just a few days before election day, Syracuse mayoral candidate Juanita Perez Williams said she plans to...

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Mayor Miner Accepts Teaching Position at New York University

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has accepted a teaching position at New York University, which will begin in 2018,...


Study Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Throughout New York State

By Staff –   Sixty-two percent of students in the Syracuse City School District are black or Latino, compared...

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58 People Killed, Hundreds Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

By Staff –   Fifty-eight people were killed, and over 500 were injured in what authorities have said is the deadliest mass...