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WAER News Round up: June 27-July 01

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If you didn't have time to keep up with the news locally or across the state last week, WAER has you covered.

Governor Kathy Hochul won Democratic primary in New York and was outlying her plan to address the U.S. Supreme Court on carrying a concealed weapon. Meanwhile, Over 1,000 acres of land will be returned to Onondaga County. Find out more with the WAER News Round-up:

1. Syracuse redistricting group releases final map for public feedback

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The final map created by the Syracuse Independent Redistricting Committee.

The Syracuse City Redistricting Commission has released its final proposed map of the city's Common Council districts. The full and district maps are available online but will also be on display.

2. Governor Hochul wins Democratic primary, Zeldin wins Republican primary

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul won Tuesday’s democratic primary, and she’ll face Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin in the November election.

3. Over 1,000 acres of land will be returned to the Onondaga Nation

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View of South Forest NRDAR property, Tully, NY, looking west. This is part of the property that will be managed by Onondaga Nation, in accordance with Traditional Ecological Knowledge.

An agreement between New York State, the United States, and Onondaga Nation governments returns more than 1,000 acres to the Onondaga Nation.

4. Dr. Casey Crabill talks about her tenure at OCC and what's next

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Dr. Casey Crabill is retiring from her position as president of Onondaga Community College at the end of the month. WAER’s Scott Willis sat down with Crabill to talk about her time at OCC and what’s next for her.

5. Opioids, obesity, syphilis — Onondaga's outgoing health official reflects on county's progress, challenges

Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga County health commissioner through June 2022, works on her computer in her office, June 23, 2022.
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Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga County health commissioner through June 2022, works on her computer in her office, June 23, 2022.

Dr. Indu Gupta reflects on her seven years as Onondaga County Health Commissioner and discusses ongoing health concerns the community faces.

6.SU legal clinic helps veterans struggling with PTSD navigate their VA benefits

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Syracuse University’s Veteran’s Legal Clinic was helping those suffering from PTSD and seeking benefits from the VA.

7. Another festival on the way for Syracuse jazz fans

Guitarist and vocalist Drew Serafini performs in front of the CNY Jazz Central building at a new event announcing the return of the Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival, June 28, 2022.
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Guitarist and vocalist Drew Serafini performs in front of the CNY Jazz Central building at a new event announcing the return of the Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival, June 28, 2022.

Another summer jazz event is making a comeback in Syracuse. The Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival is coming up in July for the first time.