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"McCartney Madness" Will Entertain Fans Well Before Sat. Concert of Former Beatle

Syracuse University Student musicians and singers will be warming up concertgoers before they attend the Paul McCartney concert with performances of their own on Saturday. Songs from the Beatles and Sir Paul will be filling the air on the Syracuse University quad during "McCartney Madness" Saturday from 1:30 to 6:30 pm. The idea happened shortly after the concert was announced. Co-Producer Andreya Cherry says the planning and logistics have continued over the summer. “The marching bands...

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There’s a faction of conservatives reaching out in Central New York and across the country to engage fellow conservatives with a different angle on climate change.

Former South Carolina Congressman Bob Inglis is Executive Director of republicEn. 

 “We’re different than the Environmental Left. The Environmental Left ask, ‘Do you believe in climate change?’ We ask a very different question. We say, ‘Can free enterprise solve climate change?’ We think it starts a very different conversation that Conservatives can feel comfortable with.”

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Syracuse University Student musicians and singers will be warming up concertgoers before they attend the Paul McCartney concert with performances of their own on Saturday.

Songs from the Beatles and Sir Paul will be filling the air on the Syracuse University quad during "McCartney Madness" Saturday from 1:30 to 6:30 pm. 

The idea happened shortly after the concert was announced.  Co-Producer Andreya Cherry says the planning and logistics have continued over the summer.

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Sen. John McCain may, once again, be the savior of President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement.

The Arizona Republican announced in a statement on Friday that he opposes the latest GOP legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Syracuse Looks to Upset LSU In Death Valley

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Syracuse football (2-1, 0-0) faces a tough task tomorrow night in Baton Rouge. The Orange takes on #25  LSU (2-1, 0-1) in the first road game of the season for Cuse.

SU is looking to build off of a dominant win over Central Michigan (2-1,0-0) last week.  The Orange had 300 yards on the ground in the 41-17 victory.

Eric Dungey once again led the team in rushing. He has done so in all three games this season. The Junior also added on 279 yards through the air against the Chippewas.  

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Attendees of the World Canals Conference starting Sunday in Syracuse will take a number of study tours of the Erie Canal system, including the Camillus Erie Canal Park.  The seven mile stretch of canal likely wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for a husband and wife who saw its potential.

WAER's Scott Willis met up with Liz Beebe at the restored aqueduct…the centerpiece of the park and a crowning achievement in 2009.

"Since our conception of this park 45 years ago, it was always one of our goals."

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A milestone in the study of nutrition in the U-S is being celebrated here in Central New York.  Falk College at Syracuse University begins a 2-day seminar event Friday to honor the founding of its nutrition program 100 years ago.  Associate Professor of Nutrition Kay Stearns-Bruening says Americans’ relationship with food was much different back then.

Many older Americans who have Affordable Care Act insurance policies are going to miss a Sept. 30 deadline to enroll in Medicare, and they need more time to make the change, advocates say.

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Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is considering a possible challenge to Governor Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary for the 2018 governor’s race.  Miner says if she does run for governor, it won’t be a conventional campaign.

Gov. Cuomo Takes on National Issues

Sep 21, 2017
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Governor Andrew Cuomo is again wading into national issues this week. He’s had a press conference against the latest attempt in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. And he met with the governors of California and Washington State to discuss steps to slow climate change.In both cases, the governor says he’s addressing the matters because the actions or, in the case of climate change, inactions, in Washington have a harmful impact on New York.

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Visionaries are credited with discovering in 1985 what would become the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum.  The roughly six acre site was overgrown with brush and trash.  Three-bay dry docks were restored.  The rebuilt versions are the only ones that exist on the Erie Canal.

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