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8:35 am
Wed November 5, 2014

What's a Little Wait When You Get a Trader Joe's?

There's plenty of local flavor in on the wall murals in Trader Joe's
Mark Bialczak

Trader Joe's has been around in some shape or name since 1958, when Pronto Markets was started by a food trader by the name of Joe.

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GENERAL-MARTIN-DEMPSEY-TALKS-AND-SECURITY
5:23 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

US Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Syracuse University to Discuss Global Security

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey speaks to SU students and staff about public service in an age of complex global security challenges.
Credit Keegan Tatum

  The highest ranking military officer in the nation paid a visit to Syracuse University October 31 where he talked about everything from the military’s role in the Middle East to cyber attacks.

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Go Red for Women Luncheon
5:11 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Women Go Red Campaign Raises $235K in CNY for Cardiovascular Research

More than 550 Central New Yorkers attended Thursday's "Go Red for Women" Luncheon, which featured a number of displays and information.
Credit (c) John Smith, WAER.

Central New York women are being mindful of their health today and finding out about a condition that develops over time but often has dire consequences. 

This condition, heart disease, is the number one killer of women. Thursday, the American Heart Association held their 11th Annual Syracuse “Go Red For Women” Luncheon & Expo, in an attempt to, once again, raise awareness for the disease.  

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Community
9:05 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Halloween Is a Scarily Huge Holiday in Central New York for Adults, Too

A house in Eastwood is decorated for the holiday. It lights up at night.
Credit Mark Bialczak

  There was a time, soon after my candy-collecting years were said and done, when  I pretty much forgot about Halloween.

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POLICE/COMMUNITY RELATIONS
5:13 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Syracuse Police Department Partners with Faith Community Regarding Conduct

Syracuse police department looking to avoid incidents like Ferguson
Credit St. Louis Public Radio

A group of Syracuse pastors and ministers are partnering with the police department to open a dialogue about any questions concerning police conduct. They say they're hoping to avoid the disconnect that led to the deadly encounters with police in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City. Pastor Daren Jaime of People's AME Zion Church hopes monthly meetings at churches across the community will clear up and confusion about the law.

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