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Congress Passes Bill to Create Harriet Tubman National Parks in Central New York and Maryland
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NYS Board of Regents Asks for $2 Billion Increase in State Aid
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Central New York Awarded $80.2 Million in State Funds
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Immigration Debate Reignites amongst Advocacy Groups and Conservative Organizations
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Gov. Cuomo Places Ban on Fracking in New York State
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NYS Board of Regents Passes Regulation Allowing Kids to Enroll in School, Regardless of Immigration Status
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State Education Commissioner John King Joins Obama Administration
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Tips to Stay Safe in Winter Weather
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State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths
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Women’s Equality Coalition Calls for New York State Pregnant Worker Protections in New York as Supreme Court hears Young v. UPS
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Syracuse International Airshow Returns in 2016
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Orange Women’s Basketball Earns Highest AP Rank in History
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Syracuse to Receive $1.3 Million to Create Mayor’s Office of Innovation
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Miner Participates in New York City Mayors' Summit on Immigration
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Miner, Officials Seek Funds to Spend on Infrastructure
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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”
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EDITORIAL
Stolen Christmas?
Walmart will earn about a third of its profits from this Christmas shopping season. Jewelers earn nearly the same amount between November and December. If spending were evenly spread during the 12 months of the year, sales and profits would be about 8 percent a month.    read story

Legalized Lynchings is on the Rise
I've never been one to forcefully insert my opinions into the minds or mouths of others, but I think the events of the past several weeks require a more forceful approach to getting certain ideas into the public domain for discussion and action.    read story

The Importance of Unity Among Blacks on College Campuses and in the Community
Note: A very special student sent me the note below via Facebook regarding the black student union on her college’s campus. I wanted to share my response to her (which begins below her note) with the community.    read story

Church Politics and the Contradiction of Racial Harmony: The Deaths of Young Black Males More Grievous than Some Suggest
What is this spiritual juice black ministers have been concocting with law enforcement to arrest the anger of black people over the racist killing of young black males by white cops? In particular, I’m talking about the killing of unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown, by now-retired-from-the-controversy (or, so he believes) white cop Darren Wilson.    read story

Ferguson: Insufficient Justice
After seeing what happened with the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Mo., I have some observations and questions. First: “I pray for the city of Ferguson, and I hope something good comes from this tragedy.”    read story

Buffalo is drowning in Cognitive Dissonance
With the recent announcement of the Buffalo Bills having a new owner committed to keeping the team in Buffalo, it seems on the surface chances for the proposed downtown stadium project just got brighter.    read story
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