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

Candidate Juanita Perez Williams answers a question at the Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Forum held Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Southwest Community Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Nine candidates for mayor fielded questions from moderators and the community about their positions in the race. About 200 community members packed the center to hear the six democrats, one republican, one independent and one green party candidate speak. Photo by Wasim Ahmad.

Walt Dixie Announces Alliance Network Will Endorse Ben Walsh for Mayor

By Staff –   Walt Dixie, president of the Alliance Network, has recently announced the group will endorse Ben Walsh for...

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CBC Women Demand Apology from Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The women of the Congressional Black Caucus are demanding an apology from...

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As War Widens in Africa, Body Bags Begin to Fly Home

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – A funeral was held over the past weekend for Sgt. La David Johnson, killed in a country few could find on a...

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Mayor Miner Accepts Teaching Position at New York University

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has accepted a teaching position at New York University, which will begin in 2018,...

Mississippi School to Be Renamed After Obama

Davis Magnet IB Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi, a predominantly black school, will become Barack Obama IB Elementary School at...

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As U. S. Starts New Relations With Sudan, Human Rights Watch Calls the Lifting of Sanctions a ‘Serious Mistake’

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – Sudan’s strained relations with the U.S., decades long, have suddenly taken a turn for the better. In a move...

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House Ethics Office Finds “Reason to Believe” NY Congressman Violated Federal Law

By Staff –   The House of Representatives Office of Congressional Ethics has found “substantial reason to believe”...

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CBC Chairman’s Letter to President Trump Expresses ‘Utter Disgust’ With the Way He Handles Race Relations

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fresh on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual...

Syracuse Teachers Union Rebuffs Mayoral Candidate Over School Control, Funding For Charters

Republican mayoral candidate Laura Lavine has focused much of her campaign on education, and it’s easy to understand why. She’s...

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Juanita Perez Williams Hires Former Cuomo, Clinton Communications Strategist

By Staff –   Democratic mayoral candidate Juanita Perez Williams has added communications strategist Peter Kauffmann to her...