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Pressure from Schumer
1:02 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Minoa Mayor Hopes to Find Solution to Longtime Flooding Problem Near Railroad Tracks

Sen Schumer helps Minoa try to work out flooding problem with CSX Railroad company.
Credit villageofminoa.com

Kaitlyn Richards reports on what Minoa's Mayor hopes to get out of meeting the CSX Railroad company regarding flooding caused by the rail yard.

The Village of Minoa is hoping for a solution to a long-standing flooding problem that is affecting all the houses adjacent to the rail yard. 

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Politics & Government
1:45 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Labor Groups say "Hold On" before passing Cuomo's Tax Free NY business plan

Gov Cuomo's Tax Free Business Plan drawing Criticism

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tax free business plan is taking criticism from state labor groups. The proposal would allow businesses that move onto a SUNY campus to be free of property taxes, sales taxes, and income taxes.

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Jobs and Education
1:21 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

The Value of STEM subjects Shown in Scholarships and Brookings Study

How education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM fields) pays off.
Credit srcinc.com

Four Central New York Students received Scholarships to follow education in STEM fields…right at a time when a recent study shows how valuable Science, Technology, Engineering and Math can be. 


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Business & Government
6:38 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Syracuse's Soundgarden Could Stay; Store, City Officials Reach Deal

Armory Square's Soundgarden
Credit Soundgarden Facebook Page

Forty eight hours after it’d appeared that Soundgarden in Armory Square could close its doors, a compromise was reached that would exempt certain items from the city’s secondhand dealer ordinance.  The store had been trying for months to get CDs, DVDs and other media exempt from some provisions of the ordinance because they said it would be too burdensome to log the thousands of items they take in each month. 

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Veterans Benefits
3:38 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

CNY Veterans Can Go Bowling and Get Job, Health Assistance

VA Medical Center hosts program for veterans at B-ville Bowling Alley
Credit Syracuse.va.gov

Syracuse veterans will have a chance to get a line on jobs, improve their health, and practice their bowling this Saturday. The V-A sponsored event is geared toward veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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