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Oprah Winfrey donates $100,000 to Mary Nelson Youth Center
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Census Data Ranks Syracuse, N.Y. as 23rd Poorest City in the United States
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau has ranked Syracuse, N.Y. as the 23rd poorest city in the country, revealing the true extent of the poverty. suffered by its residents.   read story

New York Drivers Third Rudest in Nation, Survey Shows
New York City driving is notoriously bad. However, according to a new survey released by Insure.com, the rest of the state's drivers aren't much better. In fact, the survey revealed that New York has the third rudest drivers in the nation.   read story

Harvard professor and planning director will give next lecture in I-81 Speakers Series
Peter Park, a former planning director for the cities of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Denver, Colo., will deliver the next lecture in the I-81 Speakers Series on Sept. 24, city officials said.   read story

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3 Ways to Protect Our Farmers This Fall
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces resignation
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Celebrating the Haudenosaunee at the Schweinfurth and Cayuga Museum
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Syracuse professor says minorities with lighter skin tend to vote Republican
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New Phone? Don’t Forget to Protect It
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Speak Up During National Bullying Prevention Month
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CITY OF SYRACUSE RELEASES ROADWORK SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 5
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CITY OF SYRACUSE DECLARES ORANGE OUT WEEK
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CITY OF SYRACUSE BEGINS SEARCH FOR CLINTON SQUARE TREE
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Winter is Coming to Syracuse -- Here's a Look at How to Prepare Your Home for the Winter
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ACR Health will hold summit to address high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C in state prisons
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Syracuse Hancock International Airport and US Airways to Host Live Emergency Response Drill
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It’s time for black scholars to get off the academic plantation
When I first thought about getting a PhD in Business, I found out about the PhD Project. This ground-breaking initiative had the simple goal of creating more black professors to sit in the front of the classroom. It was established by the KPMG Foundation, and from what I understand, might have been inresponse to a series of complaints about racism that the organization had received in the past.   read story

Building Partnerships Between Police Officers and the Communities They Serve
What is community policing? In the wake of increased shootings in Ferguson and around the country, there has been a renewed public interest in the role of police, the extent of police brutality, and the prevalence of racial bias.   read story

The Reverse-Decision: Who Said You Can’t Go Home Again?
Lebron James is back in Cleveland. Who dared, hoped or dreamed this would happen? Judging by the reaction of the sports media, or American media in general, as well as Northeast Ohio fans; you’d think the Beatles had all miraculously returned and announced they were moving there from Liverpool.    read story

Ladies, if a man’s not taking care of his kids, don’t sleep with him
I’m not into the business of telling people what to do. But I have daughters and god kids, and they sometimes come to me for advice. When it comes to the kids I love, I am what I would call a L.A.M.E. parent: I offer L-ove, A-dvice, a little M-oney and a great deal of E-motional support.   read story

Is the media overreacting in the Ray Rice situation?
Ray Rice’s wife Janay was physically assaulted in an elevator a few months ago. In the shocking video, Rice punches Janay in the face and knocks her out cold. The case has since become a political football, with some calling for Rice to never play football again.   read story

The Rise of the Police Industrial Complex
In Buffalo, N.Y, retired officer Greg Kwiatkowski wasn’t arrested, he was just indicted. Essentially, he was given an appearance ticket. And, why not?    read story
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