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Chancellor: Syracuse University Permanently Expels Local Chapter of Theta Tau

UPDATED Syracuse University has permanently expelled the Chapter of Theta Tau today after videos filled with hatred, bigotry, racism and insensitive comments targeted at the LGBT community, Jews and people with disabilities surfaced this week. In a message to the campus Community posted to the website Vimeo, Chancellor Kent Syverud says the Dean of Students, Robert Hradsky delivered a letter to Theta TAU leadership today informing the fraternity of the university’s final decision. He referred...

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City Limits: A Poverty Project

Catch Up On The Latest Reports Diagnosing Issues Related To Poverty In Syracuse.

CNY Legend Joanne Shenandoah stops by to talk about her latest project on The 315.

SU Lacrosse to the Final Four

May 21, 2013
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Top-seeded Syracuse Lacrosse beat Yale 7-6 in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals to advance to the Final Four in Philadelphia. The Orange plays 4-seed Denver Saturday at 5 PM for the right to play in the Championship game on Memorial Day. The Orange jumped out to a 4-goal lead in the 1st quarter with help by junior attack Derek Maltz, who had 2 goals. But then the 'Cuse was held scoreless for a stretch of over 43 minutes and allowed Yale to take a 6-4 lead in the 4th quarter. Syracuse was resilient, however, and chopped away at the lead.

Central New Yorkers will get another opportunity to add their opinions to the debate over the future of Interstate 81 Tuesday. 

Great Lakes Observing System

Researchers are trying to find out why the water at many of the Lake Ontario beaches is not improving like the rest of the lake.  A high-tech device might shed some new light on a scientific and ecological mystery.

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A brass quintet set the stage for the announcement of the first full season of Symphoria, the orchestra born out of the bankruptcy of the Syracuse Symphony. 

Musician and Symphoria board member John Garland says they're coming off a shortened season of 50 concerts across the region that began in December...

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Onondaga Community College has been putting the finishes touches on its 50th Graduation Ceremony on May 18th at SRC Arena at the college.  Two students in the graduating 2013 Class won SUNY Chancellor's Awards.

Next Up for SU LAX, Yale

May 17, 2013
Citrus TV Sports

The top-seeded Orange(14-3) continues its quest for its 12th NCAA championship on Saturday, May 18 when it meets Ivy League champion Yale (12-4) at 3 p.m. at Byrd Stadium in Maryland in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament. 

Based on a childhood fascination with his grandfather’s player piano, 20-time Grammy Award winner Pat Metheny took his musical exploration to a new territory and built The Orchestrion, a mechanically controlled mini-orchestra capable of responding to his touch on the guitar. This innovative project brought about a completely unique approach to solo performance. The collaboration between this master guitarist and his wildest imagination has resulted in a fascinating and absolutely one of a kind musical experience.

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There’s some more flavor being added to the redevelopment of Downtown Syracuse.  This time it’s a store that one business hopes will get “lots of licks”. 

SU Lacrosse Advances to the Quarter Finals

May 13, 2013
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SU Lacrosse got past Bryant, 12-7, in the NCAA Opening Round Sunday night inside the Carrier Dome. Dylan Donahue led the Orange with 3 goals, while Kevin Rice added 2 goals to go along with 2 assists. Tewaaraton finalist JoJo Marasco paced the midfield with a pair of goals as well.

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Monday starts Salvation Army week nationwide...and here in Syracuse it means recognizing an agency that’s been here for 130 years.  Here's some of the history and the modern makeup of the organization.

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