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Affordable Care Act
5:29 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

New York State of Health: The New Health Insurance Marketplace Opens

The different health care options provided by New York State of Health.

The health insurance marketplace opened on October 1st, and Central New Yorker’s got a chance to learn about and register for New York State of Health, New York’s version of the health care exchange.

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Winter Heating Costs
5:52 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

What Will You Do With $61 You'll Save on Heat (avg) This Winter?

Joe and Millie Elgaway stand near their high-efficiency gas heating system. National Grid announced winter heating costs estimates at their Tully home Monday.
Credit Pinkney Hugo

Some good news about the coming winter, even if you dread the cold and snow; you’ll have on average 61-extra dollars in your pocket in reduced heating costs.  National Grid made its heating-season forecast today. 

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Intl Ataxia Awareness Day
11:42 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Raising Awareness About Rare Disease that Resembles Muscular and Nervous Disorders

Mary Jane Damiano has suffered with Ataxia for 45 years and wants to raise awareness about the condition
Credit Chenelle Terry/WAER News

In honor of International Ataxia Awareness Day, a Central New York support group gathered at the North Syracuse Community Center to spread the word of this disease.

“It can affect anybody any time any stage in their life”

It’s called Ataxia, a disease that mainly affects the nervous system and one that many people have never heard of. That’s why school teacher Ed Lucke and other Central New Yorkers make a point to come together to celebrate International Ataxia Awareness Day each September

 

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Fifth Annual Anime Convention
10:56 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Syracuse Anime Convention Hosts Record Number of Attendees

Attendees show their allegiance to stories and characters at Anime Syracuse 2013 Convention
Hannah Warren/WAER News

The usual fall expos at the New York State Fairgrounds took place this weekend alongside a crowd of costumed heroes and characters from Japanese television shows.

Fandom members from far and wide converged at the fairgrounds Art & Home Center for the fifth annual Syracuse Anime Convention, which has been extended to a two-day event for the first time in its history.

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Sports
8:16 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

Tim Kurkjian speaks with Jarret Leist and Marc Weber on Sportsnight

TIm Kurkjian spoke with Jarret Leist and Marc Weber about the Pirates finally making the playoffs, the incredible summer for the Dodgers and the Red Sox dominating the AL.

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