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WAER News Round-up

  • Governor Kathy Hochul's Chief Judge nominee doesn't have the votes and the City of Syracuse is grappling with the death of a young girl due to gun violence. Read more of the WAER News Round-Up to catch up on the week's news.
  • This week brought startling low temperatures just ahead of a record-breaking holiday travel season.
  • This week, Onondaga County is under a winter storm warning, flu shots are being recommended and the 50th Senate District winner is still unknown.
  • This week, Governor Kathy Hochul and NY health officials warned New Yorkers of a surge of three different viruses, and the state Thruway EZ Pass tolls will increase by 5% in 2024 and 2027. Also, the City of Syracuse dealt with illegal marijuana shops while SUNY got a new chancellor. Check this week's WAER Round-Up for more information on health and infrastructure and what other local news you've missed from Dec. 5-9!
  • Central New York gets a new rep in Congress, a state official finds taxpayers may have lost big from unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic, and winter made its first appearance in Syracuse. Read This week's WAER Round-Up to find more on other local news you've missed from Nov. 14-18.
  • This week Kathy Hochul became New York’s first elected female governor, but there's still no clear winner in the 22nd District Congressional race between Democrat Francis Conole and Republican Brandon Williams. Check this week's WAER Round-Up to find more midterm election progress and what other local news you've missed from Nov. 7-11!
  • Early voting for the 2022 election has started, and voters can learn more about the candidates up for office with this week's special election round-up. Check the following news stories from WAER this week to learn more about future voting predictions and the main concerns of different district candidates.
  • This week Micron gave additional updates on its facility construction as U.S. President Joe Biden visited Syracuse.
  • Micron is investing hundreds of millions into a community development fund for the region. Meanwhile, Syracuse officials are considering a new shuttle for employees.
  • Big investments and financial growth are happening after Onondaga County legislators approved a $1.4 billion budget and Micron confirms its move to Central New York, which will increase employment opportunities in the area. Find out what other local news you've missed this week with the WAER News Round up for Oct. 10-14!