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City Formally Opens Sankofa Park

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner, New York State Senator David Valesky, Fourth District Common Councilor Khalid Bey, and other local...

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Miner: Body Found In Sewer Identified As Brandon Closure

By Staff   Sewer workers walking in a storm sewer beneath Erie Blvd. in downtown Syracuse found the body of Brandon Closure July 2,...

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Obama Announces Restoration of U.S. Diplomatic Ties with Cuba

President Barack Obama has announced the U.S. will re-establish a diplomatic relationship with Cuba for the first time in over 50 years....

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Syracuse’s 2015 Jazz Fest Announces Increased Food and Beverages, Parking Changes

M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest founder and executive producer Frank Malfitano has announced more food, beverages, and changes in parking for...

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Syracuse University’s Campus to Go Smoke-Free

By Staff   Syracuse University will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus July 1, as a new institutional policy will go into...

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U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Staff   In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. As a...

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Syracuse Common Council Votes to Amend U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision

By Staff   Syracuse’s Common Council voted 9-1 June 22 to approve a resolution to amend the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens...

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Syracuse University Names Mark Coyle as Its New Athletic Director

By Staff   Syracuse University has announced Mark Coyle, former athletic director for Boise State University, has been named as...

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Aspen Dental Settles With NYS AG, After Allegations of Upselling

By Staff   State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a $450,000 settlement with East Syracuse-based Aspen Dental...

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Senator and Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Among Charleston Church Shooting Victims

By Staff   Update: Former Rochester pastor Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff Sr. will reportedly take over leadership of the church. In addition,...