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8:52 am
Wed February 26, 2014

A Fest to Celebrate Winter, then Hope for Spring

Hanover Square restaurants prepare for the Chili Cook-off
Mark Bialczak

A quick walk around Hanover Square at noontime Saturday found the downtown space getting ready for something special.

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Transgender Rights
6:35 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Parents of Transgender People Share Stories at All Saints Parish

Adeline Livingston, left, and Anna Livingston are eager to show how proud they are of their transgender father, Mallory Livingston, center, at the CNY Pride Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Credit Valerie Crowder, WAER News

A Syracuse-based task force is mobilizing the public to raise awareness for one of the most highly discriminated groups in the country: transgender people.  These meetings, which began Tuesday at All Saints Parish in Syracuse, are a wake-up call, highlighting the inequalities most transgender individuals face, said Vince Sgambati, a member of the task force.

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BUSINESS EXPANDS
6:27 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Dot Foods in Liverpool Continues Growth Trend

An electric forklift hard at work at the Dot Foods warehouse in Liverpool
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Central New Yorkers may have seen Dot Foods trucks around the area, but always wondered: just what is Dot Foods? The Syracuse-area branch of the nation’s largest food re-distributor continues to grow, along with the rest of the company.  WAER’s Scott Willis recently took a tour of  their Liverpool facility to find out what they do and what makes them so successful:

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Eating Disorder Awareness
6:45 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Body Image Highlights Activities on Healthy Eating

Eating Disorder Awareness week continues at Syracuse University and other community organizations.
Credit activeminds.org

The simple act of eating a meal or snack can include with it myriad thoughts and feelings for women in Central New York and elsewhere.  Mental and emotional aspects of eating can become entangled with body image questions and eating disorders.

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Sports
11:18 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Coach Boeheim and SU Players comment on questionable officiating

Kevin Fitzgerald tells Marc Weber and Jarret Leist about the struggles of Tyler Ennis offensively, the return to Durham for Michael Gbinjie and the overall atmosphere at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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