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Domestic and Sexual Violence Report
11:46 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Vera House Presents 24th Annual Report to Community

Sexual abuse survivor Monique
Credit John Smith / WAER

Vera House released its 24th Annual Report to the Community on Wednesday, providing a snapshot of Domestic and Sexual Violence.  The statistics are disturbing. 

In 2012, The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and Syracuse Police Department answered more than 18,300 domestic violence calls combined, leading to more than 2,500 perpetrator arrests. 

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Live Music
10:56 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Gregory Porter to Perform at Legends of Jazz

The Legends of Jazz concert series is bringing Grammy-nominated singer Gregory Porter to Onondaga Community College this Friday. Porter is currently touring in support of his latest album “Liquid Spirit.”

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Housing Opportunities
4:53 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

4 Historic Apartment Buildings Get New Life Using Multiple Incentives

One of two buildings on James Street that make up the Kasson Place apartments. Construction is finishing up and many apartments are already rented.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Mayor Stephanie Miner and developers cut the ribbon Monday on 4 renovated historic apartment buildings that had been deteriorating. 

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TSA PreCheck
4:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Syracuse Passengers Get Taste of Easy Pass Through Airport Security

It might be quicker and easier to get on plane at Hancock Airport now that the TSA has started Pre Check for some passengers.
Credit syrairport.com

Frequent fliers traveling through Syracuse’s Hancock Airport might find their time spent dealing with security drastically reduced.

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Central New York Education
5:21 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Maffei Announces Plan to Improve Education

Representative Dan Maffei speaking on his education plan
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Representative Dan Maffei has joined the discussion on education reform by releasing his new plan for strengthening education in Central New York. Also in attendance were local education leaders including the Syracuse Teachers Association President, a transfer counselor from Cayuga Community College and the Vice President of the Syracuse University Student Association.

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