Category: Hot News, State/National News

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Syracuse University announces Self-Imposed Ban on Basketball Program

Syracuse University announced it has notified the NCAA it will institute a self-imposed post-season ban for the men’s basketball...

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Assembly Names Carl Heastie as First African-American Speaker

By Staff New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African-American speaker of the Assembly in its 238-year...

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BBB Warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents

(Buffalo, NY)–Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest scams criminals have used to steal...

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Cuomo announces Competition for $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition, in which seven regions in Upstate New...

Miner, Officials Seek Funds to Spend on Infrastructure

Mayor Stephanie Miner, as well as New York state Senators John DeFrancisco and David Valesky, Assemblyman Al Stirpe, and Town of Cazenovia...

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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...

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Miner Participates in New York City Mayors’ Summit on Immigration

Mayor Stephanie Miner has participated in a New York City summit of mayors from across the U.S. to discuss the implementation of President...

State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested from Gov. Andrew Cuomo the authority to investigate and, if necessary,...

Women’s Equality Coalition Calls for New York State Pregnant Worker Protections in New York as Supreme Court hears Young v. UPS

(Albany, N.Y.)- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the pregnancy discrimination case Young v. United Parcel Service (UPS) Dec. 4,...

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14-Year-Old Stabbed at Fowler High School

A 14-year-old student was stabbed in the parking lot of George W. Fowler High School this morning, sources say. At about 8 a.m. this...