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Unemployment Stats
4:16 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Syracuse Jobless Figures a Full Percent Better than Last Year but Still Not 'Back'

Construction is one area that's improving to help lower Syracuse- area unemployment
Credit commonwealthfoundation.org

  “Better but not Back” … that’s what state labor economists are saying about Syracuse’s latest unemployment numbers released Tuesday.  

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Sports
10:13 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

CJ Fair Returns to Star Form in a Win over Minnesota

WAER's Robert Bacaj talks about CJ Fair's return after getting a cut in his face, Trevor Cooney's big game from outside and what SU looks for in tomorrow night's game against California 

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Cell Phones for Soldiers
3:39 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Program Helps Connect Military with Their Families Using Old Cell Phones

The Cell Phones for Soldiers program is 9 years old. It's been active in CNY for 6 years.
Credit CellPhonesforsoldiers.com

  Men and women who are called to serve have a way of calling loved ones this holiday.  Monday, State Senator John DeFrancisco kicked off his 6th annual Cell Phones for Soldiers collection drive. 

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Sports
2:25 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Cuse Hoops Readies For Maui Invitational

Coach Boeheim shoots a free throw for charity (sporting a lei) overlooking the beach in Maui.
Credit Ben Fontana, 2013

Syracuse basketball (4-0) is in Maui, Hawaii this week for the EA Sports Maui Invitational. This is the third time the Orange has been in the event. It won in 1990 and 1998, as well.

The eight teams in the Maui Invitational are a combined 30-and-0 coming into the week's slate of games. All teams are guaranteed three games Monday through Wednesday. This year's field includes three ranked teams in Syracuse, Gonzaga, and Baylor. The other participants include California, Arkansas, Minnesota, Dayton, and Division II school and host, Chaminade.

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Sports
8:31 pm
Sat November 23, 2013

Syracuse Defense Looks for a Resurgence Next Week

WAER's Eric Duick discusses the offensive mishaps, Terrel Hunt and a sparse crowd at the Dome.   

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