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Several Syracuse University buildings were vandalized with spray paint overnight.

Coach Jim Boeheim talks about the reasoning behind playing the press, disappointment in freshman BJ Johnson and how playing in Madison Square Garden won't be the same.  

WAER's Logan Ratick spoke with starting point guard Tyler Ennis about the thin backcourt and pre game introductions.

Mandela Remembered for His Legacy

Dec 6, 2013
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Around the world, people are mourning the passing of former South African president, Nelson Mandela. He is remembered as a revolutionary against Apartheid and as a world leader. 

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  Many people are continuing their holiday shopping and a local company might help you manage credit card debt.  

Everson Museum Lights Up Holiday Fundraiser

Dec 5, 2013
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The Festival of Trees began at the Everson Museum of Art on Friday, kicking of the event that’s become a holiday tradition for 28 years running.

Jarret Leist says that Coach Boeheim is satisfied with Trevor Cooney's progression and doesn't feel he has Tom Crean's number as he breaks down what went on in the locker room following SU's win over the Hoosiers.

Senator Schumer Seeks EPA Exemption for Fire Hydrants

Dec 4, 2013
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Scott Willis / WAER

Hundreds of new fire hydrants waiting to be installed by Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse might have to be scrapped next month, unless the EPA exempts them from an unexpected new lead standard.  Senator Chuck Schumer stopped by the Onondaga County Water Authority today to demand an exemption for the $400,000 worth of fire hydrants:

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  Some 350 farmers from around the state are working on the future of farming at the Farm Bureau’s Annual State meeting in Liverpool that continued today.  

UnitedHealthCare

Central New Yorkers who are on Medicare need to make any changes in their plans by the end of open enrollment, December 7th.  Officials with UnitedHealthCare Medical and Retirement in Syracuse want to make sure people aren't confused about enrolling through the Health Care Exchanges that are part of the Affordable Care Act.

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