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8:01 am
Thu August 22, 2013

SU Football Nine Days Away From Opener

First-year head coach Scott Shafer addresses the media
Credit Ben Fontana, 2013

Preseason camp is winding down for Syracuse Football. The Orange has already shifted the attention to its season opener against Penn State. Head coach Scott Shafer and the Orange are following a script to be ready for the August 31 game at MetLife Stadium. You can catch that game right here on WAER, 88.3 FM, starting at 2:30 PM with an hour-long Countdown to Kick-off

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Honoring Treaties
6:54 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Two-Row Wampum Renewal Campaign Reflects on Successful Journey, Plans for Future

The march to the UN Headquarters in New York City
Andrew Courtney Two-Row Wampum Renewal Campaign

The paddlers have returned home, unpacked, rested, and are now processing the past few weeks of a historic canoe trip, aimed at renewing the promise of a 400-year-old treaty.  It all began in early July, on Onondaga Nation Lands on Onondaga Creek, and ended about a week ago in New York City.  Native peoples and non-Natives formed two lines representing the Two-Row Wampum, with hopes of educating people along their journey about the treaty that once bound the two peoples and bringing new focus to the importance of environmental cleanup and preservation.

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Obesity Study
2:43 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

New York Among Leanest States, but Waistlines Still a Growing Problem

New York Ranks 47th in adult obesity study...but still almost one-in-four adults seriously overweight.
Credit Debate.org

New York State – and particularly Upstate – has lower obesity rates than just about every other state in the nation.  A new study credits policies and attitudes in New York…but it comes with a caution. 


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2:31 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

HBO Documentary on Marty Glickman Premiers in New York City

Lead in text: 
Veteran broadcaster Marty Glickman, Syracuse University class of 1939, is the subject of a new documentary produced by HBO.
An HBO documentary set to premiere Saturday, Aug. 24, will thrust Syracuse University into the national spotlight for all the right reasons, all due to a very talented man.
President Obama To Speak
6:08 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Hundreds of Central New Yorkers Receive Their "Golden Ticket" to See the President Speak

The first people in line, (from left) Lynn Basile with her son and Rosario Anamari with her family.
Credit Chenelle Terry, WAER News

Hundreds of Central New Yorkers stood in line outside Sunnycrest Ice Rink for a ticket to see President Obama speak at Henninger High School this Thursday.  Their excitement filled the air. 

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