Office to Prevent Domestic Violence
6:56 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Natalie Merchant Featured in Domestic Violence Prevention PSA

Singer and songwriter Natalie Merchant speaks about the PSA videos.
Credit opdv.ny.gov

As a closing point to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence has sponsored a series of PSA videos.  Singer and songwriter Natalie Merchant appears in the videos as a spokesperson for encouraging people to step up and say something when they suspect abuse.

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Sports
5:53 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

SU Football Hosts Wake Forest

SU captain Jerome Smith takes the ball from QB Terrel Hunt
Credit CitrusTV Sports, 2013

Syracuse football (3-4, 1-2) hosts Wake Forest (4-4, 2-3) this Saturday. The last time the Orange was in action SU “got (its) rumps kicked” in the words of head Coach Scott Shafer following the beat down in Atlanta.

The Orange looks to rebound from that horrible 56-0 loss against Georgia Tech with a win against Wake Forest at home. SU gave up nearly 400 yards on the ground alone against the Yellow Jackets, but the run defense is not the only worry against the Demon Deacons.

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Sports
12:02 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

SU Basketball Tips Off Friday

SU senior C.J. Fair has been named ACC pre-season player of the year
Credit syracuse.com, 2013

Syracuse basketball gets its season underway Friday night with an exhibition game against Holy Family University. The Orange is coming off one of its most successful seasons in recent memory, heading to the Final Four in Atlanta last April. SU surprised many after being left for dead at the end of the regular season, but after a Big East Tournament appearance and 4 straight wins in the NCAA Tournament in March before its loss to Michigan, the Orange is back ready to go in 2013.

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Award-winning science journalist Alison Richards is deputy supervising senior editor for NPR's science desk.

On a daily basis, she manages the desk's output of science, environmental and technical stories; edits Robert Krulwich’s pieces; and helps bring highlights of WNYC's Radiolab to Morning Edition.

Richards initiates major science features and series for NPR. She was the architect and lead editor of the year long “Climate Connections” series with National Geographic. In 2008, this global series was a finalist for the prestigious Grantham Prize and the National Academies Communication Award. In addition, Richards shared the top award in 2009 from the National Academies for the digital and multimedia presentation of this series.

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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Before her arrival in Rhode Island, Catherine was news director at WHQR in Wilmington, North Carolina. She was also news director at KBIA in Columbia, Missouri where she was a faculty member at the University Of Missouri School Of Journalism.

Catherine has won several regional Edward R.

Stephanie joined WUWM in September 2008 as the Coordinating Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

Stephanie began her career as an editorial assistant at her hometown newspaper, The Oyster Bay Guardian, on Long Island, NY. She fell in love with radio while working in the news department of Northwestern Universityâ» Contact Lake Effect

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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