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Failure to pay a traffic ticket or appear in court to answer the summons can lead to a driver's license being suspended. An advocacy group found different rates of suspensions for traffic debt based on ZIP code.

Can’t Pay Traffic Ticket? License Suspensions Higher in Some Syracuse ZIP Codes

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Like a lot of drivers, Ashley Gantt got pulled over. She ended up with two traffic tickets....

Since 2005, the Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program has provided opportunities for first-year law students from groups under-represented in the legal field. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Syracuse Law Student to Intern with Rochester Firm as Part of Diversity Program

First-year law students don’t always get the opportunity to put what they learned in the classroom to work in the real world....

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Robert Morgan, Three Others Indicted in Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A Rochester developer with Syracuse-area properties was indicted May 22 by a federal grand jury in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud...

Syracuse is hosting travel writers from across North America for a conference May 15-18.

Travel Writers From Across North America Converge on Syracuse

Syracuse and central New York are about to get some major publicity. Visit Syracuse is hosting the North American Travel Journalists...

Samaia Goodrich of Syracuse was named among the to 10 youth volunteers by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Provided photo

Syracuse Middle Schooler Among Top 10 Volunteers in America

A sixth-grader at Expeditionary Learning Middle School in Syracuse was among 10 students named America’s  top youth volunteers of...

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New Day Labor Program Offers Work to Panhandlers

Starting May 1st, panhandlers in Syracuse will have the option to go to work instead. A new program run by John Tumino of In My Father’s...

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Syracuse Based Carrols Restaurant Group to Acquire 221 More Restaurants

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc, a Syracuse based company has agreed to purchase a total 221 restaurants in an all-stock transaction worth...

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Longtime SU Basketball Coach Boeheim Strikes and Kills Man on Highway

By staff: Syracuse Orange basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man on I-690 Wednesday night. According to reports from Syracuse...

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Howie Hawkins: New York Progressives Must Demand More

Op-Ed By Howie Hawkins – I campaigned for governor with the slogan of “Demand More!” because Gov. Cuomo has governed as a social...

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Syracuse Bishop Releases Names of Priests with “Credible” Child Abuse Allegations

By staff – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse released a list of priests they say have” credible allegations” of child sexual...