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A Forum to Weigh Nuclear Power Risks Versus Benefits as Part of New York's Clean Energy Future

How much should nuclear power be part of New York’s clean energy future? A forum this Monday will hear arguments on both sides. Waste-water Engineer Ethan Bodnaruk has a degree in Nuclear Engineering... and would like people to keep an open mind. “And so I’m just hoping to put out another side to the nuclear debate and show that nuclear energy is safe and can be safer and it also makes sense; both sense with an ‘s’ and sense like dollars and cents.” Of course the opposition is well known.

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City Limits: A Poverty Project

Hear the latest on the poverty crisis gripping the Syracuse community.

Lecture Series

APM's Special Series on Education Continues on WAER this Tuesday at 7 pm

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A new exhibit at the Point of Contact Gallery in Syracuse is taking an intimate look at Central New York breast cancer survivor’s personal stories. WAER’s Katie Zilcosky sat down with Project Director Tula Goenka to talk about project, "Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer."

 

The exhibit is on view until the end of October. The Point of Contact Gallery is open from 12p.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday, and it is free to the public.

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How much should nuclear power be part of New York’s clean energy future?  A forum this Monday will hear arguments on both sides.  Waste-water Engineer Ethan Bodnaruk has a degree in Nuclear Engineering... and would like people to keep an open mind.

“And so I’m just hoping to put out another side to the nuclear debate and show that nuclear energy is safe and can be safer and it also makes sense; both sense with an ‘s’ and sense like dollars and cents.”

Of course the opposition is well known. 


John Smith / WAER News

The Director of Employee and Student Health SUNY Upstate Medical University wants Central New Yorker’s to stay ahead of the flu season by getting their shots early.  Dr.

The European Space Agency is sending a mission to explore the mysteries of Mercury.

BepiColombo, named after the Italian mathematician and engineer Giuseppe "Bepi" Colombo, is set to launch at 9:45 p.m. ET Friday aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from a spaceport in French Guiana. The launch will be broadcast live here.

Scott Willis / WAER News

Eviction, poverty, and housing instability are some of the biggest challenges facing Syracuse residents, and Pulitzer Prize winning author Matthew Desmond will be in Syracuse Tuesday evening to put it all in perspective.  He wrote the book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” that puts a microscope on poverty and eviction in America.  


Republican Candidate for Governor Marc Molinaro Stops in Syracuse, Challenges Cuomo to Debate

Oct 18, 2018
MIchael Mulford / WAER News

Election Day is fast approaching, and Syracuse became the latest stop for Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro as he continues to travel the state trying to gain the public’s vote.  He used the Syracuse VA Medical Center as a backdrop today to talk about concerns he has for veterans and their families.  


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After sitting idle last weekend, Syracuse (4-2, 1-2) returns to the Carrier Dome for the first time since late September to host UNC-Chapel Hill (1-4, 1-2) on Saturday afternoon at 12:20. It is only the fifth meeting between the two schools all-time, and the first since Syracuse joined the ACC in 2013.

 

After opening the season 4-0, the Orange are looking to snap a two game losing streak. After a heartbreaking loss at Clemson, the Orange started slow and suffered a surprising overtime defeat at Pittsburgh in their last outing.

SyracuseStage.org

Syracuse Stage’s newest play tells a fascinating story of an Underground Railroad escape to freedom, here in Central New York 180 years ago.  The main character in the new play Possessing Harriet made contact with important historical figures, while her story resonates with issues today.


In the second installment of APM Reports: Focused on Education, the conversation shifts to the job market. Apprenticeships are having a moment. Supporters on both the right and the left say the “earn while you learn” approach can help create a more skilled workforce, provide a path to solid, middle-class careers, and serve as a needed corrective to the “college for all” push that has left some students with piles of debt and no obvious career.

In this APM Reports documentary, we ask: How can apprenticeships expand to include careers beyond the traditional trades and reach new populations searching for a foothold in the middle class?


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SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer and space transportation service company that has been in the headlines the last few years. Founded by businessman and investor Elon Musk, the company recently designed and launched the world's heaviest rocket. 

This week Science on the Radio with Dr Marvin Druger talks about the design of the rocket along with it's purpose and how it compares to other leading rockets.


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