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2:19 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Smile, You're On Camera. Video Used as Evidence & Unbiased Interrogation Record

Surveillance footage of a couple allegedly using a stolen credit card at the Camillus Walmart, July 14.
Credit Camillus Police Department

Surveillance video has given police full-face views of two suspects who allegedly used a stolen credit card to rack up a 15-hundred dollar bill of goods at Walmart in Camillus.  Released to the public, the images have drawn hundreds of responses and views…and do so in many cases.


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Syracuse Arts Event
6:40 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Local Artists Among Those from 25 States at Downtown Arts And Crafts Festival

One of Elizabeth Andrews' etchings as she's working on it.
Kaitlyn Richards/WAER News

The Syracuse Arts and Crafts festival returns to downtown Syracuse Friday for three days and features many different types of artists, craftspeople and live entertainment acts. 

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CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY
11:55 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Solar Panels Will Generate Heat and Hot Water at Some S.U. Apartments

Newly installed solar panels perched atop SUs South Campus apartments.
Credit WAERs Max Brady

Dozens of Syracuse University students living on south campus starting this fall will be getting their heat and hot water from the sun.  S-U has installed solar thermal panels on 20 buildings, which will serve 160 apartments.  


WAER's Max Brady talked with S-U Sustainability Division Project Analyst and Public Relations Coordinator Brooke Wears.

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NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT
11:40 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Westcott Merchants Say Construction is Keeping Patrons Away

Construction on Westcott Street.

Several Westcott Street business owners say construction on the latest Save the Rain project in their neighborhood has brought business to a halt.  Work began three weeks ago on the million dollar project, which will narrow the road, add curbs and landscaping, plus replace sidewalks…all while keeping stormwater from overwhelming the sewer system.   

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Commuter News
2:04 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Drivers Will Face Major Detours on I-81 Starting Friday Evening

I-81 bridge deck replacements start this Friday night causing weeks of detours.
Credit WAER News

Brace yourselves downtown commuters- the orange barrels and cones are coming back as bridge deck replacements are set to begin on Interstate-81 Friday at 6 p.m.  


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