WAER http://waer.org en Mayor Miner Says Economic Vitality and Livability Should be the Primary Focus of I-81 Replacement http://waer.org/post/mayor-miner-says-economic-vitality-and-livability-should-be-primary-focus-i-81-replacement <p>Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has released her first public opinion about the future of I-81 thorough he city…but stops short of endorsing any specific replacement plan. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:22:42 +0000 Scott Willis 23382 at http://waer.org Mayor Miner Says Economic Vitality and Livability Should be the Primary Focus of I-81 Replacement Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes Awry http://waer.org/post/russian-space-experiment-gecko-sex-goes-awry Space is a dangerous place. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:00 +0000 Geoff Brumfiel 23381 at http://waer.org Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes Awry The Troubling Implications Of The Celebrity Photo Leak http://waer.org/post/troubling-implications-celebrity-photo-leak To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained, as well as how you can protect your own material saved to the cloud. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Troubling+Implications+Of+The+Celebrity+Photo+Leak&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:38:00 +0000 editor 23379 at http://waer.org Opening Day for Syracuse Schools Meant New Approaches in some Schools http://waer.org/post/opening-day-syracuse-schools-meant-new-approaches-some-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Seven Elementary Schools were busy with surprise gifts on the first day of School, Tuesday.&nbsp; Unexpected visitors dropped off backpacks with school supplies. 4,000 <strong>i-Zone</strong> students were ready to learn. The specialized schools offer an extended academic school day. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:33:54 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 23378 at http://waer.org Opening Day for Syracuse Schools Meant New Approaches in some Schools MRAPs And Bayonets: What We Know About The Pentagon's 1033 Program http://waer.org/post/mraps-and-bayonets-what-we-know-about-pentagons-1033-program Amid widespread criticism of the deployment of military-grade weapons and vehicles by police officers in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama recently ordered a review of federal efforts supplying equipment to local law enforcement agencies across the country.<p>So, we decided to take a look at what the president might find.<p>NPR obtained data from the Pentagon on every military item sent to local, state and federal agencies through the Pentagon's Law Enforcement Support Office — known as the 1033 program — from 2006 through April 23, 2014. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:19:00 +0000 editor 23380 at http://waer.org MRAPs And Bayonets: What We Know About The Pentagon's 1033 Program