Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories


New Census Data Ranks Syracuse As 13th Worst American City For Poverty

On Thursday, September 14, the Census Bureau reported that, while poverty rates have improved across the United States, the poverty rate in...


New York State AG Issues Consumer Alert After Equifax Breach

By Staff –   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert following the report that Equifax...


Juanita Perez Williams Wins Democratic Primary

Juanita Perez Williams won the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night, paving the way for her to possibly become the first Latina mayor...

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Africa’s Floods Largely Unnoticed Despite High Death Toll

( – “Floods in Africa in August killed 25 times more people than Hurricane Harvey did.” That was the headline...

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Update: Davis Loses Appeal to Remain on Mayoral Ballot

By Staff –   (Update, Sept. 6) – The New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Rochester has dismissed...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." 

Former President Barack Obama Assails President Trump’s Reversal of DACA

For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama has issued a full statement in response to an...

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Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Albany Among Top 30 Millennial-Friendly Cities

Syracuse and other parts of central and upstate New York have been just under major market status for years. Though each metropolitan area...

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Ten Ways to Fight Hate: Experts Estimate More than 260,000 Hate Incidents Per Year

( – Hate in America has become commonplace. A presidential candidate wins election after denigrating Muslims,...


Thousands of Ministers March for Justice and Peace, Against ‘Political Laryngitis’

By Alanté Millow –   ( – More than one thousand religious leaders from across the nation gathered...


City of Houston Under Water as Hurricane Harvey Rivals Katrina, Black Houston Publisher Pleads: ‘Keep Praying’

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – At publication deadline this week, more than 9,000 people – an overflow of...