Thursday 23 November 2017
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Category: Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories, World


CNN Video of ‘African Slave Market’ Sparks Outrage and Condemnation

( – Footage obtained by CNN of an alleged auction of young Africans at an open market in Libya sent shockwaves...


Maxine Waters Declares Trump Impeachment to be Her ‘Number One Priority’ – Says ‘impeachment resolutions’ will be unveiled

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters says she has made the impeachment of President...


City Receives $20,000 Grant to Create Financial Empowerment Center

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the city will receive a $20,000 grant from the Cities for Financial Empowerment...

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Marriott Syracuse Downtown Hotel Wins Outstanding AAA Award, Prepares For Expansion

According to, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown is the only hotel in the city to earn AAA’s Four-Diamond Rating. Out of...

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Ben Walsh Elected Syracuse Mayor; City Council, School Board Incumbents Re-Elected

By Staff –   Independent Ben Walsh has been elected Syracuse’s new mayor, in a surprising upset over Democratic nominee...

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Police: Texas Mass Shooting Result of “Domestic Situation”

By Staff –   An incident in which a gunman killed 26 people and wounded 20 others in the largest mass shooting in Texas’...

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Quante Wright: Common Council Candidate Is On Path to Success

By Lisa Dumas –   Quante Wright is one of three candidates vying for Syracuse 4th District Common councilor. And, although...

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Juanita Perez Williams: Embracing the Possibilities

By Dave McCleary –   Just a few days before election day, Syracuse mayoral candidate Juanita Perez Williams said she plans to...


Mueller Indictments Rock Trump Administration, Stun Political Observers

By Barrington M. Salmon –   ( – For more than a year, Blake Baines said he sounded the alarm on...

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...