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Saturday 21 October 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Top Stories

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Miner Endorses Hillary Clinton

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced her endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for president, according to a press...

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Thousands of Students to Opt-Out of State Tests

By Staff   In response to a state mandate for students to meet English Language Arts (ELA) and math requirements in schools, both...

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South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting a Black Man Eight Times in the Back

A white police officer from the North Charleston Police Department in South Carolina was charged with murder yesterday after shooting and...

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Indiana Republicans Amend Law to Stop Discrimination Amidst Pressure

By Staff   Although Republican leaders of the Indiana state House and Senate have continued to insist their recent measure, billed as...

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Contreras Named as One of “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business”

By Staff   Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras has been named one of the year’s “25 Influential Black...

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Cuomo and Lawmakers Reach Deal, but Budget Lacks Initial Policy Plans

By Staff Although New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators have come to an agreement regarding the final state budget,...

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After Living in Obscurity Since Attempt on Martin Luther King’s Life, Izola Ware Curry Dies at Age 98

Izola Ware Curry, the “demented black woman” who attempted to kill Dr. Martin Luther King in 1958, has passed away, according...

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NCAA: SU did not Control Athletics Program

“Over the course of a decade, Syracuse University did not control and monitor its athletics programs, and its head men’s basketball...

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Aretha Franklin to Headline Syracuse Jazz Fest 2015

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will perform Saturday, July 18, at the 33rd edition of the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest on the...

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President Obama’s Speech at Selma

Saturday, President Obama, the First Family, and former President George W. Bush joined thousands of Americans at the foot of the Edmund...