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CNY Economy Should Continue Growing, but Some Factors Could Limit Prosperity after Strong 2019

Plenty of signs show good things ahead for the Central New York economy. But analysts are also warning that there are some factors that could at least be ‘headwinds’ against growth. M&T Bank Economist Gary Keith gave his forecast at the annual Centerstate CEO economic check-up Wednesday . He finds three years of growth in the region good news, after up-and-down performance that led to uncertainty. And it’s showing up in record low unemployment. “You look at the progress we’re making in...

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Syracuse Wins Fouth Straight

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Wednesday night in South Bend, Indiana the Syracuse Orange (12-7) edged Notre Dame (11-7) to extend their winning streak to four games. 

 

Suddenly after an 84-82 win the Orange are right in the thick of things in the ACC after taking advantage of what seems to be a down year for the conference and maybe the entire college hoops landscape. 

 

Amtrak will dump a policy that led to two people who use wheelchairs being told they'd have to pay $25,000 for a train ticket that usually costs just $16, the rail service announced Wednesday.

"After further review, Amtrak has determined to suspend the policy in question," said Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari. "It was never meant to be applied to this situation. And we apologize for the mistake."

He spoke shortly after a group of people with disabilities demonstrated outside an Amtrak station in Illinois, chanting: "We will ride."

Centerstate CEO

Plenty of signs show good things ahead for the Central New York economy.  But analysts are also warning that there are some factors that could at least be ‘headwinds’ against growth.  M&T Bank Economist Gary Keith gave his forecast at the annual Centerstate CEO economic check-up Wednesday.  He finds three years of growth in the region good news, after up-and-down performance that led to uncertainty.  And it’s showing up in record low unemployment.

It was Day Two of the House managers' opening arguments in another Senate impeachment trial 21 years ago. Bob Barr, a Georgia House Republican,
was speaking in the well of the Senate, making a case for removing President Bill Clinton from office.

"We urge you, the distinguished jurors in this case," Barr said to the assembled senators, "not to be fooled."

Jim Boeheim isn't one to make changes in his lineup. Our hosts debate whether that should change, and which players should be seeing different minutes. Plus, a a look at the late January stretch of games for the Orange with hosts Brendan Mortensen, Owen Valentine and Ben Shulman.


A highly publicized approach to lowering health costs failed to pass rigorous study this month, but hospitals, insurers and government health programs don't intend to give up on the idea. It just needs to be modified, they say.

In more than 30 states, it is illegal for someone with HIV to have sex without first disclosing their status. Some are now pushing to change that, arguing that the laws are actually endangering public health.

More than 1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, and their HIV status could conceivably put them behind bars. That's what happened to Michael Holder.

"I served 8 1/2 years in prison and three years after on parole," Holder says.

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Projects that impact Central New York made it into Governor Cuomo’s 2020 budget address Tuesday.   He teased some of them in his state of the state speech earlier in the month, but including them in his $178 billion budget proposal is a good sign they’ll be funded. 


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Congressmember John Kakto convened a bipartisan briefing of State and local elections officials from across the state Tuesday in Syracuse to discuss cyber security in the 2020 primaries and the Presidential Election.  Katko serves on the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation Subcommittee. 


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The first case of an infection with the new coronavirus has been discovered in the United States.

A man from Washington state returned home after a trip to Wuhan, China, on Jan. 15, sought medical attention on Jan. 19 and now is in isolation at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash.

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