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Tuesday 20 February 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News

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Syracuse University announces Self-Imposed Ban on Basketball Program

Syracuse University announced it has notified the NCAA it will institute a self-imposed post-season ban for the men’s basketball...

clean energy

NY State Senators: State Will Receive Additional $33 Million in Home Heating Funds

The Empire State is set to receive $33,337,670 in additional heating assistance funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and...

New York State Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie

Assembly Names Carl Heastie as First African-American Speaker

By Staff New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African-American speaker of the Assembly in its 238-year...

Mobile devices. Laptop, smartphone and tablet pc.

BBB Warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents

(Buffalo, NY)–Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest scams criminals have used to steal...

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Attorney General Ends Bank’s Discriminatory Mortgage Practices

Getting a mortgage can be tough for a myriad of reasons. First, it’s because you need to have a FICO of at least 500 to even be...

New York Assembly Speaker Facing Conspiracy and Fraud Charges

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver received millions of dollars in kickbacks from a 15-year scheme involving law firms, real estate...

Hochul announces Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force

New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for a “Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force,” Sunday,...

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Cuomo announces Competition for $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition, in which seven regions in Upstate New...

Miner, Officials Seek Funds to Spend on Infrastructure

Mayor Stephanie Miner, as well as New York state Senators John DeFrancisco and David Valesky, Assemblyman Al Stirpe, and Town of Cazenovia...

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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...