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3:10 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Pat Hogan to challenge Mayor Miner to Democratic primary

Common Councilor Pat Hogan to run against fellow democrat Stephanie Miner for Mayor of Syracuse
Credit Chris Bolt, WAER News



The rumors are true; Common Councilor Pat Hogan has announced that he will be running for mayor for the city of Syracuse. 

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SCSD students turned authors
3:39 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Syracuse City Schools students are now published poets and authors.

Credit Syracuse City Schools

A new series of books has been published that showcases the work of elementary and middle school students from the Syracuse City School District


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The I-81 Challenge
6:03 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Congressmember Dan Maffei weighs in on I-81 debate

The I-81 viaduct near Adams Street
Credit The I-81 Challenge

The future of Interstate 81 remains uncertain after Congressmember Dan Maffei offered his thoughts on what options should be considered.  With traffic rumbling by on the highway nearby, Maffei says neither an identical highway nor “Erie Boulevard” type of road is a smart decision.  He says  Central New York deserves better...

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Utica Cocaine Ring
8:57 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Utica Drug bust brings indictments to 30 suspects after two-year investigation

Southside Auto in Utica where law enforcement officials say a cocaine ring did business
Credit US Attorney's Office

A two-year investigation into a Utica Drug ring has resulted in the indictment of 30 suspects. U-S Attorney Richard Hartunian made the announcement Wednesday.

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Veterans' Services
9:18 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Memorial Day Focus, Former US Army Soldier helping colleagues to a better life here in Syracuse

One take on Memorial Day: CNY Veterans helping other veterans.

One veteran this Memorial Day is sharing his experiences trying to help other Vets get stable housing, medical care or other help. 


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