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Syracuse Schools May Continue to “Struggle” Due to Receivership Program

By Sean Salisbury and Chris Thomsen SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) — On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act that allows individual states to assess its schools with little federal oversight. The bill eliminates most of No Child … Continue reading

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The Syracuse City School District Expects to Come in Under Budget and Start School After Labor Day

Originally reported Mon., March 23, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — Students of Syracuse can look forward to attending the State Fair this summer without cutting class. The Syracuse City School District Board of Education discussed two options that … Continue reading

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Contradicting Evidence Surfaces in Griswold Murder Trial

Originally reported Tues., Feb. 17, 2015 By Gabrielle Hughes SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) — Martin Griswold impatiently bounced his heels, waiting for Defense Attorney Charles Keller to present his closing argument. Griswold mouthed, “I love you,” to family members in attendance. Griswold … Continue reading

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Differing Opinions Clash Regarding Destiny USA Hotel Tax Break

By Alex Hallmark and Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Facing some opposition at City Hall, Destiny USA executives are now seeking approval from the Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency for a 20-year property tax exemption for a 225 room … Continue reading

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In Syracuse, Divide Over ‘Raise the Age’

By Danielle Gehman and Matt Kaufax SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Rick Trunfio sits at the head of the long wooden table in the conference room of the Syracuse city courthouse.  The Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Onondaga County District … Continue reading

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Central New York Weighs in on Raising the Age

Kyra Azzato and Chris DiMaria SYRACUSE (NCC News)– In 48 states, adolescents charged with committing crimes are tried as minors. But in New York, juveniles ages 16 to 18 can be  treated the same as adults. There is a campaign … Continue reading

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Lineup Ordered For Murder Suspect

By Ben Castaneda SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The murder suspect of the Sabatino’s Pizza & Deli owner is going to appear in a lineup. The lineup was set in a pre-trial hearing  in which the usefulness of a lineup was discussed. … Continue reading

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Common Council Torn Over Task Force

By Sara Gatcomb  SYRACUSE (NCC News) —Members of the Syracuse City Common Council are still torn about whether or not a task force for a potential new sports arena in the Syracuse area will be worth the time and effort. … Continue reading

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Common Council Members Want to Do Away With I-81

By Nick Fathergill SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Several members of the Syracuse Common Council say they would like to see a street level boulevard replace the downtown portion of Interstate 81. After the Council meeting earlier today, council member Bob … Continue reading

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Some Common Council Members Hope To Adopt Snow Removal Plan Similar to Rochester’s

By Alex Hallmark SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Following the recent failure of an ordinance that would have fined residents for neglecting to shovel their sidewalks, some Common Council members have advocated the implementation of a snow removal plan similar to … Continue reading

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