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ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL WILL BE THE LOCATION
3:56 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

St. Marianne Cope to be Honored with a Shrine and Museum in Syracuse.

St. Marianne Cope
Credit Sisters of St. Francis / St. Joseph's Hospital. / John Smith / WAER News

Saint Mother Marianne Cope will be honored at a new Shrine and Museum at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, the healthcare center she founded. Her legacy and life has been brought through the forefront in recent years following the Canonization process and her confirmation to Sainthood at the Vatican. There’s been confirmed evidence she healed ill patients.

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JOB MARKET
6:28 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Immediate Openings Greet CNY Job Seekers at Opportunity Fair

Job seekers crowd into a room at the Liverpool Holiday Inn Wednesday.
Credit Kaitlyn Richards / WAER News

A packed room of job seekers had the chance to make the right connection in Liverpool Wednesday.  That’s just what Congressmember Dan Maffei hoped for when he arranged the Job and Opportunity Fair.    Inficon was among many companies that have immediate openings.  Human Resources director Sue Magary has 10 to 12 openings because business is doing well.

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Syracuse basketball
8:26 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Even as it feels like the Big East, the ACC makes Syracuse fans happy

This group of Syracuse fans gets ready at Rosie's to watch the Orange beat Pittsburgh. Rich Baniewicz, center, sports a special Life is Fair t-shirt.
Credit Mark Bialczak

This first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Syracuse men's basketball team has been an interesting animal.

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2014 NYS Budget Proposal
6:36 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Cuomo Budget Proposal Holds Down Spending, Makes Many Promises

Gov Cuomo laid out his budget proposal Tuesday, starting the negotiation process with Assembly and Senate.
Credit NCPR.org

  Property owners and businesses, schools and hospitals, local governments and law enforcement – all were addressed with specific programs in Andrew Cuomo’s latest budget proposal.  

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CITIZENS UNITED DECISION
3:51 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

CNY Group Vows to Overturn High Court Ruling Granting "Corporate Personhood."

Emily Bishop, at microphone, organizer with New Yorkers Against Fracking; behind her is Michael Messina-Yauchzy, co-chair of Syracuse/CNY Move to Amend.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Central New Yorkers opposed to the U-S Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision marked the 4th anniversary of the ruling Tuesday by vowing to overturn it.  Supporters of the group Move to Amend want a constitutional amendment that would reverse what they say is corporations growing financial and corrupting influence on elections.   Group co-chair Michael Messina-Yauchzy  says we need to remember the first words of the constitution. 

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