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Human Rights Film Festival Brings "Sense Of Place" To Syracuse

The films featured in this year’s Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival are aimed at giving the audience a sense of “place.” The festival begins today with “The Man Who Saw Too Much,” about the career of a photographer in Mexico whose job it was to capture death and violence in Mexico City. Director Trisha Ziff says Enrique Metinides was the eyes of a community. “They’re documenting the crime and the level of violence.” Ziff says, “And if those images didn’t exist the government...
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Hundreds of people in the community turned out Friday to raise thousands of dollars to help fight hunger in the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.  People lay down 20 dollars, get a hand-made ceramic bowl and a hot-soup lunch, while supporting the cause.  

Local ceramicists and potters, some of them students and others community artists, donated their time over months to hand craft some 1500 bowls for the event.

Kasem Cares about Elder Abuse Prevention

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The daughter of radio personality Casey Kasem experienced first-hand the effects of elder abuse…as her aging father was dealing with dementia.  Kerri Kasem shared her struggles at the today’s Elder Abuse conference.

“What I was seeing was three years ago was his wife, my stepmother, was saying you’re never going to see your dad again. It was the hardest thing that my family had to go through was being blocked from my father, a man was saw every weekend, talked to everyday on the phone.”

Syracuse and Notre Dame Matchup at MetLife Stadium

Sep 29, 2016
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The Syracuse Orange (2-2, 0-1 ACC) travel to MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-3). The Orange will look to put together their first two game winning streak of the season, and the first of the Dino Babers era.

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Human Rights Film Festival

The films featured in this year’s Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival are aimed at giving the audience a sense of “place.”  The festival begins today with “The Man Who Saw Too Much,” about the career of a photographer in Mexico whose job it was to capture death and violence in Mexico City. Director Trisha Ziff says Enrique Metinides was the eyes of a community.

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Concerns over the future of Welch Allyn after an acquisition last year may have eased somewhat Wednesday with an announcement from Governor Andrew Cuomo at the company’s Skaneateles headquarters.

"Welch Allyn, Hill-Rom are not only retaining the 900 jobs, we’re going to add 100 more new jobs to Welch Allyn,” Cuomo said to applause.

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Volunteers and staff from the Central New York chapter of the American Red Cross and Contact Community Services hit the ground Wednesday to prevent suicide.

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Over 200 law enforcement agents, medical professionals, therapists, and educators gathered at the Oncenter to learn about ways to protect children from physical and sexual abuse.  The Stand Against Child Abuse Conference took place Tuesday in Syracuse.

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Syracuse police will be able to continue a series of events to ease tensions over police-community relations seen in uprisings across the nation.  The department has teamed up with InterFaith Works of C-N-Y for conversations in each area of the city.  President Beth Broadway says the Syracuse Police force demographically is mainly white…so policing in communities of color is critically important.

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The criminal charges against nine of Governor Cuomo’s associates is the latest incident in a wave of corruption that has enveloped the State Capitol for the past several years.  When Cuomo first became Governor in 2011, he promised to do something about it. So far, he has not been particularly successful.  

Cuomo, in his inaugural speech as governor , January 1, 2011 promised that corruption at the Capitol would end, and the public trust would be restored during his tenure in office.

Syracuse Airs it Out in Win Vs. Uconn

Sep 24, 2016
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On Saturday September 24, the University of Connecticut Huskies (2-1, 0-1 AAC) met Dino Babers and the Syracuse Orange (2-1, 0-1 AAC) at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, CT for the Orange’s first road game of the season.

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