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Schumer to HUD: Syracuse needs money to fight lead paint health threat
November 19, 2018, 8:36 pm | Source
Schumer called lead paint poisoning "major threat to public health"

Why Syracuse's first snow storm caught city plow crews flat-footed
November 19, 2018, 8:28 pm | Source
DPW Commissioner Jeremy Robinson explains where his department fell short on snow plowing

Gov. Cuomo defends Amazon HQ2 deal, denies NY 'gave' $1.5 billion
November 19, 2018, 7:59 pm | Source
Other states offered incentives totaling as much as $8.5 billion, Cuomo said.

Families rail against Anthony Saccone, remember 3 killed in crash near OCC (video)
November 19, 2018, 6:05 pm | Source
Loved ones of victims Michael Walker, Baylie Rose and Samra Osmanovic spoke Monday in Onondaga County Court.

Saccone: Triple-fatal crash 'nothing more than an accident'
November 19, 2018, 4:47 pm | Source
Anthony Saccone called it a tragedy but deflected blame for the crash and instead called the DA a liar.

DA: This vulgar quote sums up Anthony Saccone's mentality
November 19, 2018, 3:59 pm | Source
DA William Fitzpatrick offered a peek into Anthony Saccone's offensive jailhouse conversations.

Former first lady Laura Bush is coming to Syracuse to speak about Boy Scouts
November 19, 2018, 3:57 pm | Source
Former First Lady Laura Bush is coming to Syracuse to deliver the keynote speech at the Boy Scouts Boypower Dinner.

State reveals Joanie Mahoney's salary as she starts college job
November 19, 2018, 3:52 pm | Source
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Joanie Mahoney starts her new job today as chief operating officer at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, college officials said. She also will serve as an adviser on community relations matters at Upstate Medical University....

NCAA OKs $50,000 raised by FM grad for lesbian Canisius teammate disowned by parents
November 19, 2018, 3:30 pm | Source
Emily Scheck was already working two jobs in Buffalo on top of school and cross-country.

See inside Fayetteville's Craftsman Inn and grille after extreme makeover (photos)
November 19, 2018, 3:13 pm | Source
The Stickley-furnished boutique hotel has reopened after a major renovation and the Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House is set to open Nov. 28.

Anthony Saccone gets 10 to 30 years for 3 deaths near OCC
November 19, 2018, 3:02 pm | Source
Anthony Saccone was finally sentenced to the plea agreement worked out in July.

Long-delayed Anthony Saccone sentencing going forward as planned
November 19, 2018, 2:14 pm | Source
Judge Matthew Doran would not let Saccone withdraw his plea in the drunken driving deaths of three young people near OCC.

NY grocery store grades: Does your grocery deserve A, B or C for health violations?
November 19, 2018, 1:08 pm | Source
Each food store in NY state is expected to post its letter grade at each entrance

Today's obits: Accident victim Megan Sundberg worked at Ulta Beauty
November 19, 2018, 11:44 am | Source
She graduated from CNS High School and Bryant & Stratton College.

NY Assembly 121st District: GOP challenger John Salka defeats incumbent Bill Magee
November 18, 2018, 11:42 pm | Source
After the absentee ballots were counted, challenger John Salka narrowly defeated 28-year incumbent Bill Magee for the state Assembly.

Victim of fatal Fairmount home fire identified
November 18, 2018, 6:46 pm | Source
Donald J. Insel, 55, of 318 Myron Road died in the fire, police said.

President Trump on Jamal Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'
November 18, 2018, 6:08 pm | Source
Trump made clear that the audio recording would not affect his response to the Oct. 2 killing of Khashoggi

Person dies in house fire in Fairmount
November 18, 2018, 5:00 pm | Source
Neighbors called 911 this morning around 8:20 a.m. regarding the flames at the home, which is near the intersection of Myron Road and Sunnybrook Drive.

California wildfire: Death toll rises, more than 1,000 unaccounted for
November 18, 2018, 4:33 pm | Source
The Camp Fire has consumed 149,000 acres - an area the size of Chicago - and is 50 percent contained.

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $124 million lottery jackpot?
November 18, 2018, 4:00 am | Source
Here are the winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing.

Trump tours California wildfire damage, pledges help in aftermath of 'total devastation'
November 18, 2018, 2:53 am | Source
From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he came to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape.

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