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Casino Expansion Signed
6:31 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

"Hey Voters, Want More Casinos?": Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Gambling Expansion signed into law. Now it's up to voters.
Credit gambling.org

Governor Cuomo says it’s now up to the voters to decide whether they want to expand gambling in New York State. He’s signed into law a plan build casinos upstate, but the public must approve a change in the state’s constitution in order for it to move forward.


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2013 Elections
6:09 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Common Council Candidate Weighs in on Crime Prevention

2013 Elections include Common Council Races, as well as Syracuse Mayor.
Credit syracuse.ny.us

Syracuse may be on track for its highest homicide year on record, an issue bringing a local common council candidate out to discuss his crime fighting strategies.


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Career Fair
4:40 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hospitality Fair Underway at Destiny U.S.A.

Local job seekers and employers network in the Canyon Area of Destiny U.S.A.
Credit Christian Bersani-WAER News

Students, Graduates, and job seekers were all given the chance to network with dozens of employers at Destiny U-S-A today as part of Bryant and Stratton’s Hospitality Fair.

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Immigration Reform
1:29 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

CNY Workers Group Take Part in Immigration Protest at Fed Detention Center

Workers Center of Central New York joins Batavia vigil for immigration reform.
Credit workerscentercny.org

Members of the Workers Center of Central New York are in Batavia Tuesday evening to protest what they see as militaristic, violent and unfair immigration policies. 

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Medical Technology
1:45 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Computerized Dummy Brings Auburn Medical Classroom to Life

Auburn Community Hospital clinical staff roll Pat onto his side after the simulator starts gagging during a training session on Monday, July 30, 2013.
Credit Valerie Crowder, WAER News

Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room.  An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack.  He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.

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