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Mayoral Election
6:51 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Maneuvering for November Election Results in Lawsuit

Tom Dadey
Credit CNYGop.com

A Syracuse University political science expert says the maneuvering by Onondaga County Republicans to keep a ballot line open in November without naming a candidate could work for and against the party. 


Professor Grant Reeher of the Maxwell School of Citizenship says it is a bit unusual, and could also be risky:

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Building & Trade Education
5:00 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Syracuse Schools Revive Welding Program, Instructor Sees Field Growing

Nate Bowman has taken over teaching duties at the SCSD Welding Program.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

The start of school could also be the start of a career for Syracuse students who take part in a trade program.  Sparks are flying in the shop as the Syracuse Central School District is reviving welding instruction.


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Save the Rain
3:54 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Onon County Taxpayers Will Pay More for 'Save the Rain' Projects

County approves suburban Save the Rain projects like this Westcott Street construction
Credit WAER News

Onondaga County taxpayers will be spending $2 million more this year on projects meant to keep rainwater from flooding the sewer system.  The County Legislature approved the money for additional “Save the Rain” projects…even though the program has its own budget.

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Annual Labor Day Parade Held at State Fair
1:12 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Members of the Military Honored at NYS Fair on Labor Day

Senior Master SGT. Toby Shelly of the 174th Attack Wing
Credit John Smith / WAER News

The Grand Marshall of this year’s Labor Day Parade at the State Fair was led by a current military member.  Senior Master SGT. Toby Shelly’s 29 year career in the military has taken him on a rewarding journey.  He’s now a Superintendent with craftsmen for an Engineering Unit with the 174th Fighter Wing at Hancock Field.

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NY State Fair
6:58 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Taste New York Introduces Fairgoers to Local Products and Produce

Taste New York offered tastings of unique products made and grown in the state
Credit Maria Catanzarite/WAER News

The New York State Fair is serving up moonshine and other local goods this year—thanks to the “Taste New York” exhibit…creating an inaugural tasting trail.

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