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6:17 pm
Sat December 28, 2013

Boeheim: "When they foul the right guys, we're a good free throw shooting team"

Eric Gallanty came on The Double Overtime to discuss the Orange's large run in the first half, DaJuan Coleman's injury scare and a rare appearance from Tyler Roberson with Matt Appel and Marc Weber

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GOVERNMENT REFORM
3:47 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Syracuse Roofing Contractor Calls Outdated Scaffold Law "Golden Goose" for Trial Lawyers

Credit Capitalbusinessblog.bcnys.org

Central New York contractors and business advocacy groups are hoping the approaching new year finally brings reform to a nearly 130-year-old liability law.     "The scaffold law is such an indicator of what we refer to as the old New York."

Brian Sampson is with the pro-taxpayer and economic growth group Unshackle Upstate…

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Nuclear Power
1:44 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Nuclear Watch Dog Opposes Report Clearing Nine Mile 1 Nuclear Reactor

Constellation Energy's Nine Mile Point 1 reactor received clearance from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after several emergency shutdowns.
Credit cengllc.com

  One Nuclear Watchdog group is not convinced of the safety of the Nine Mile Point 1 Nuclear plant in Scriba despite a bill of good health from federal regulators.  

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Youth Incarceration
12:21 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

New York a National Leader in Keeping Youth out of Jail and Prison

Onondaga County's Hillbrook Juvenile Detention Center. Study suggests incarcerating youth is not productive for public safety or rehabilitation.
Credit ongov.net

  New York is throwing fewer than half the children and teens in jail than it did a decade ago.  The state was singled out by the National Juvenile Justice Network, which is trying to further reduce youth incarceration.  

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Local News
2:23 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Syracuse Police Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect

Syracuse Police released this photo of a bank robbery suspect.
Credit Syracuse Police

Syracuse Police have arrested a suspect they believe is connected to a recent bank robbery.  They say 20 year-old Nicholas Fiorini of Baldwinsville robbed the SEFCU Credit Union last week at 721 South Crouse Ave in the city.  Manlius Police have confirmed via bank surveillance photos that Fiorini is also the suspect in Monday’s M&T Bank robbery on Manlius Center Road.

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