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Onondaga County residents will soon be able to see how their neighbors voted thanks to a new Results Caster system.  Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny says anyone can go to their website to see how individual districts reported on each race on Election Night.  He demonstrates how to use the system using 2015 election data from the county executive race.

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The Syracuse Women’s Field Hockey (14-2) team finished up its regular season on Sunday, October 30, with a 3-0 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers. The Orange now begin their post season journey, traveling to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to play Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC Championship on Thursday, November 3.

New Campaign Push to Mobilize Voters as Election Day Approaches

Oct 31, 2016
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Central New York is entering the final countdown with less than eight days until Election Day. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton supporters are making their final campaign pushes. And they’re calling it G-O-T-V or Get Out The Vote. Clinton supporters are spreading the word all this week by making calls to people around the state.  Onondaga County legislature Democratic Leader Linda Ervin says this is important because they cannot rely on New York’s historically democratic record.

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After losing their top 3 scorers last year, 2 were NBA draft picks and one started over 100 games with the team, Syracuse can be even more fun to watch than they were when they made it to the Elite Eight. Here’s why:

Explosive, Proven Scoring

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With signs in hand, Syracuse locals standing in solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux started their rally by chanting “Water is Life!” to the beat of drums.

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Remembrance Scholars representing 35 Syracuse University students who died in December of 1988 aboard Pan Am Flight 103 have been visiting classes this week discussing the tragedy. Lynsey Cooper described what happened in vivid detail.

Crews are expected to being working Saturday to repair a leak in a pipeline that released some raw sewage into the southern part of Onondaga Lake last Friday. High flows from last week’s heavy rain put enough pressure on the 50-year-old pipe to cause the leak.

World Stroke Day is Saturday, and there may be no better place to raise awareness than in Central New York.  Jennifer Schleier is a certified registered nurse andProgram Manager at Upstate’s Comprehensive Stroke Center.  She recognizes the need for stroke education.

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It looks like New York Senator Chuck Schumer will be re elected to a fourth term on November 8th, barring any major turn of events.  Schumer is nearly 40 points ahead of his nearest opponent in the polls.  The bigger question now is if will Schumer be the next Senate Minority Leader or Majority Leader.

Schumer is  running for reelection, but he’s not exactly campaigning. He’s mostly just continuing what he’s been doing for years- relentlessly traveling the state, focusing on local issues.

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Hundreds of women…and some men donned their best red outfits Thursday for the 13th annual Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Oncenter.  A 12-year-old Syracuse girl was among those who helped raise awareness of heart disease among women.