City Limits:The Relationship Between Reproductive Health and Poverty

Reproductive health often gets billed as a women’s issue in national conversation. But here in Syracuse, and increasingly across the globe, access to reproductive healthcare is a vital piece of the puzzle for finding a solution to poverty. For City Limits, Katie Zilcosky takes a closer look at why reproductive health matters when trying to alleviate poverty.

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Skä•noñh Great Law of Peace Center in Liverpool is presenting a series of events as part of Native American Heritage Month to educate Central New Yorkers about the significance of nations and the very important contributions of Native people.  The center overlooking Onondaga Lake holds several exhibits and produced, narrated history videos by the Haudenosaunee or their allies.  This weekend they’re presenting a craft show.  Director Nicole Abrams says the crafters travel great distances like Canada and some offer jewelry.  

Reproductive health often gets billed as a women’s issue in national conversation. But here in Syracuse, and increasingly across the globe, access to reproductive healthcare is a vital piece of the puzzle for finding a solution to poverty. For City Limits, Katie Zilcosky takes a closer look at why reproductive health matters when trying to alleviate poverty.


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A fast-growing municipal pet licensing service out of Canada has decided to establish its U.S. headquarters right here in Syracuse.  Docupet introduced on-line registration service here about two months ago, and now they have an office in AXA Tower II. 


Syracuse Falls to UCONN at the Garden

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As students begin to file out to travel home this weekend, the quickly approaching Thanksgiving holiday not only signifies the beginning of cancelled flights and forced family fun, but it also signifies the start of college basketball’s “Feast Week.” Over this next week, cities spanning from New York City to Maui host smaller scaled tournaments that feature the first true, competitive matchups of the season. For Syracuse, their first test came last night on a national stage in Madison Square Garden against the UCONN Huskies.

Updated Friday, Nov. 16 at 11:40 a.m. ET

It sounds like a simple question for a police department. How many Native American women have gone missing or been murdered in a given city? In Seattle, say. Or Albuquerque. Or Salt Lake City. Or Baltimore.

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Central New York fans of Tim Green were surprised by the announcement on Facebook by the former Syracuse University All-American Football player that he has ALS.   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. 


A Marquee Matchup in the Bronx

Nov 15, 2018
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After yet another decisive 54-23 win against subpar ACC opponent, Louisville, Syracuse found their way to the 12th spot in the national polls this week. Although the Syracuse fan base has most likely been enjoying these weekly, high scoring blowouts, the end of November signifies the beginning of two marquee matchups: the first of which is the much anticipated “Shamrock Series” at Yankees Stadium against the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish. 

Updated at 2:06 p.m. ET

A House Republican who represents the northern part of Maine became the latest incumbent to be unseated as the Democrats' blue wave continues more than a week after Election Day.

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A Cornell University mass media expert says an E-cigarette manufacturer is pre-emptively announcing an end to its flavored nicotine product-line and related social media promotions ahead of an expected FDA ban. The FDA announced Thursday that it would not instate a complete ban of the product, but it would implement more restrictions on flavored e-cigarette sales. 


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Pickleball. It's not Badminton, Tennis or Table Tennis. But, truth be told it's some combination of the three. This week on Science on the Radio, Dr. Marvin Druger attempts to enlighten us on this sport that offers an alternative activity for those seeking physical activity. Where did it orgininate and how long has it been around? Find asnwers for those questions and more this week with Sceicne on the Radio.


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