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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,...

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Kalief Browder Commits Suicide after Being Jailed for Three Years at Rikers Island Without Trial

By Staff   After being jailed for three years at Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime, Kalief Browder killed himself...

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SCSD’s P-TECH Students Host Appreciation Dinner for Corporate Mentors

By Staff   Students from Syracuse City School District’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program recently...

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Beau Biden, Vice President’s Son and Former Attorney General of Delaware, Dies

By Staff   Joseph “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joe Biden, Iraq war veteran, and the former attorney general of...

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Why Many Still Serve the Watchtower, Even After Discovering Their Lies

Op/Ed By Chris Stevenson   “Conveying hatred toward the only people that showed any real concern or friendship, just because...