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Coerced Confessions
4:36 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

NY High Court Rules Police Can Go Too Far in Interrogations, Reverses Convictions

New York's Highest Courty, the Court of Appeals
Credit wikipedia.org

Two cases decided Thursday by New York’s highest court give defendants more ability to say they were bullied by police during interrogations.  One local attorney puts into perspective how it might change police interview practices. 

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KEN SCOTT RECORDED THE BEATLES AT AGE 16 !
3:56 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Beatles' Engineer Shares his Experiences with Bandier, Music Industry and Newhouse Students at SU

Recording Engineer Ken Scott worked with the Beatles. He's also worked with Elton John, David Bowie, Supertramp, Devo, Duran Duran and many others. He's pictured here in the Belfer Studio at SU.
Credit John Smith/WAER News

As Ken Scott was in the infancy as a Music Recording Engineer, call it fate, his biggest break came by working with those Four Lads from Liverpool that would become the most influential group of all time.  So, the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles has him looking back in time at the group that forever changed his life at the ripe age of 16.

Listen to the story about Recording Engineer Ken Scott
Hear the full interview with Ken Scott and WAER's John Smith.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Slammed

Campus getting back to normal. Exterior of Ernie Davis Hall
Joe Lee

As the Syracuse University campus community bounces back from the St Valentine's Day "snow-massacre" 2014, winter continues to make itself at home on the SU hill.  

Tonight will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of flurries for CNY.  There is a risk of an additional inch or two of snow on Saturday.

SNOWSTORM ARRIVES FOR ANNUAL WINTER EVENT
3:37 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Syracuse, It's Winterfest Time in the City !

Credit Syracuse Winterfest 2014

The Snowstorm couldn’t have come at a more convenient time for Syracuse… it’s the kick-off of the first full weekend of Winterfest.  Thousands of people are expected Downtown over the next week. While people often participate at inside events; getting them to stay outside for events can be a challenge.  

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Personal Finance Safety
6:03 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Tax Season Brings Out Tax Scams for Central New Yorkers

Time to get out the pen and calculator to figure taxes...but also time to beware of tax scams and cheats, says the IRS.
Credit asktaxquestions.org

  Central New Yorkers are starting start to gather their financial information and receive W-2 forms for tax season.  The time is also ripe for scam artists preparing their schemes.  

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