Girard hits late free throws, Syracuse beats Indiana in double

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Joe Girard made two free throws with 0.8 seconds left in double overtime and Syracuse beat previously unbeaten Indiana 112-110 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Syracuse (4-3) won a double-overtime game at home for the first time since Feb. 25, 1971. In the second overtime, Indiana forward Miller Kopp was fouled on…

Volunteer service dog trainers needed in upstate New York

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A new federal law signed in August by President Joe Biden that makes it easier for veterans suffering from PTSD to receive service dogs has put a new spotlight on the need for volunteers in upstate New York to train the pets. One of the programs training dogs at no cost to recipients locally is…

McMahon: Hospitals are in ‘good shape’ despite state assessment

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Despite the state putting Upstate University Hospital, Upstate Community General and Crouse on its capacity watchlist, Onondaga County Ryan McMahon said the hospitals continued to "be in good shape" after conversations he had with health leaders Tuesday morning. In a press conference Tuesday, McMahon noted Crouse would be most affected by the state's assessment that,…

Turning Stone to reopen Exit 33 venues

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Turning Stone Resort Casino is finally reopening its Exit 33 venues with some COVID-19 precautions in mind. The Tin Rooster, the Gig, and the Atrium Bar open next Friday, Dec. 10. Bands are also returning with the openings, with shows scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays. If you do plan on going out, proof of COVID-19…

Red Kettle rings in Christmas season with new donation methods

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The holidays are in full force, and the sound of the season is back with this year's Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringers. The organization is working to raise more than $200,000 this year, with new pandemic-era methods to get them there. The Red Kettle campaign has evolved to keep up with digital spending to…

Onondaga County officials warn of influx in fentanyl overdoses

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The Onondaga County Health Department and local leaders are issuing a warning to residents following a concerning number of what are believed to be fentanyl-induced overdoses. The health department found that 14 people overdosed from the drug over a 24-hour period from November 23-24. They say the drugs came in a wax container with a…

Volunteers collect kids winter gear and raise awareness

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Volunteers with Mothers and Children in Crisis have been working to put together winter gear packages with hats, boots and gloves for children who have parents in the court system. But this holiday drive is just part of the group's mission. The group would like to eventually have an in-patient substance abuse facility located in…

Attorney General James Fights to Protect Funding for Women’s Health and Reproductive Care

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AG James Leads Coalition in Filing Amicus Brief to Support Biden-Harris Administration Rule Broadening the Scope of Title X Family Planning Grants NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today continued her fight to...

Katko meets with CNY stakeholders over supply chain issues

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Many people are changing their buying habits. That includes manufacturers that order raw goods. They said they are over-ordering, trying to keep up with the strong demand for goods and products, which adds to shortages. They are in a vicious cycle — a cycle they are working to break. U.S. Rep. John Katko, Manufacturers of…

Congress invests billions to improve weather forecasts

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In November, Congress passed a $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, and officials are spending part of that money on improving weather forecasts.  What You Need To Know The infrastructure bill will cost $1.75 trillion NOAA's portion from the registration is $2.96 billion $80 million is for new supercomputers that predict climate and daily weather You might…