Saturday 16 December 2017
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Category: Hot News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories

Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci

Judge Denies Antonacci’s Request to Dismiss Discrimination Lawsuit, Minority Contractors Will Have Their Day in Court

By Lisa Dumas –   Three minority contractors who filed a discrimination lawsuit against Onondaga County Comptroller Robert...

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Syracuse Common Council Votes to Override Mayor’s Budget Vetoes

By Staff –   Syracuse Common Council has voted to override Mayor Stephanie Miner’s veto of 11 amendments the council...


‘State of Black America': Washington Power Shift Brings ‘Dire Risk’ to Economic, Social Progress

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – Now more than 100 days since the inauguration of President Donald Trump and a...

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City of Syracuse Forced to Give Over Last Piece of Harbor Land to Developers

The City of Syracuse has lost its legal battle against the Cor Development Co., and as of May 1, the city will finally surrender its last...

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U.S. House Passes Republican Healthcare Bill, Group Says It Will Disproportionately Impact Women of Color

By Staff –   The American Healthcare Act, largely supported by both President Donald Trump and Republicans, narrowly won passage...

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Federal Judge Finds Texas Voter Law Discriminates Against Blacks

( – A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Texas’ 2011 voter photo ID law, the nation’s strictest, was...

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Miner Releases 2017-18 Budget to City Council for Approval

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has released her $700 million 2017-2018 budget proposal to Syracuse’s Common Council for...

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Price Rite Opens New Store on Syracuse’s South Side

By Staff –   Price Rite Supermarkets has opened its new 35,000-square-foot store at 611 South Ave. — a long-awaited...

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Black Lawyers Oppose Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – The U.S. Senate has scheduled a vote this week on the nomination of Judge...

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Black Caucus Members Give Mixed Reviews on Meeting With Trump

By Jane Kennedy   ( – Throughout his bid for the White House, then-candidate Donald J. Trump had an annoying...