Category: Hot News, State/National News

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More Republicans Call on Skelos to Step Down

By Staff   Although New York State Senate Republicans have largely stood in support of GOP Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos,...

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Syracuse Common Council Passes City Budget

By Staff   Syracuse Common Council has passed the $675 million city budget Mayor Stephanie Miner proposed in April. The Council held a...

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Baltimore State Attorney Rules Gray’s Death a Homicide, Charges Officers

By Staff   Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby has ruled Freddie Gray’s death a homicide, reports stated. Mosby said the six...

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Baltimore in ‘State of Emergency’ after Funeral of Black Man Killed by Police

By Hazel Trice Edney   BALTIMORE – (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Protests gave way to chaos, looting and burning this week as...

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Vice President Biden Marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Announcing It’s On Us Progress

“Violence against women is not a women’s issue alone. It’s a man’s issue as well… So to all of the guys out there—you have to...

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Excellus is Looking for 13,600 New Yorkers to Pay $2.7 Million in Unclaimed Funds

By Staff   Excellus BlueCross BlueShield wants to pay more than 13,600 New Yorkers and companies, including hundreds across Central...

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SCSD Teachers Attend Restorative Justice Training Sessions

By Staff   Several teachers in the Syracuse City School District have taken part in professional development sessions, led by...

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Schneiderman Proposes Legislation to Address “Zombie Properties” Across State

  By Staff   Standing in front of an abandoned Syracuse property, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman held a press...

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YWCA Celebrates Diversity Achievers

By George Kilpatrick “We must raise awareness that racism still exists,” said Fannie Villarreal, executive director of the YWCA in...

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Thousands of Students to Opt-Out of State Tests

By Staff   In response to a state mandate for students to meet English Language Arts (ELA) and math requirements in schools, both...