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Syracuse NCAA investigation: University officials, including Scott Shafer, arrive in Chicago for hearing

syracuse.com — Chicago - Football coach Scott Shafer was among Syracuse officials to attend a hearing Thursday morning that will determine whether the school committed NCAA violations. The hearing, which is on the fourth floor of the Chicago Hilton hotel, begins this morning.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @Stephen_Bailey1: Scott Shafer is in Chicago for the NCAA hearing today, via @ccarlsononSU. His presser will be at 6 p.m.: bit.ly/103HMBC

Oct 30, 2014

Scott Shafer is in Chicago for the NCAA hearing today, via @ccarlsononSU. His presser will be at 6 p.m.: bit.ly/103HMBC

Live coverage: Maffei, Katko debate in 24th congressional race

syracuse.com — SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse.com will provide live coverage here as U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei and challenger John Katko participate in a televised debate at 8 p.m. tonight. The debate, hosted by WCNY-TV and syracuse.com, will be the first live televised debate between Maffei, a Democrat from Syracuse, and Katko, a Republican from Camillus.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @MarkWeinerDC: Maffei again suggests Katko has copied his economic plan, but without the details. | syracuse.com ow.ly/DxMNW

Oct 29, 2014

RT @MarkWeinerDC: Katko comes out in favor of tunnel option for Interstate 81 in Syracuse. State has ruled it out. | ow.ly/DxMc8

Oct 29, 2014

RT @StanLinhorst: The @syracusedotcom debate between Maffei-Katko starts at 8. See it live on @wcny or follow at ow.ly/DxKHK

Oct 29, 2014

The @syracusedotcom debate between Maffei-Katko starts at 8. See it live on @wcny or follow at ow.ly/DxKHK

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Oct 30, 2014

If this is true, this confuses me. Why fellas, why? Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested and charged with robbery s.syracuse.com/CB05V8G

Preseason bracketology: Projected No. 7 seeds for the 2015 NCAA tournament

syracuse.com — One of 16 posts offering a way-too-early look at a possible 68-team NCAA tournament field for 2014-15. Up today: The projected No. 7 seeds.
Oct 30, 2014

Preseason projected No. 7 seeds: Georgetown, Pittsburgh, UCLA and Utah --- ow.ly/Dzqde

Oct 30, 2014

Latest segment of the preseason field of 68 projection: The No. 7 seeds --- ow.ly/Dzqde

Oct 30, 2014

Syracuse NCAA investigation: University officials, including Scott Shafer, arrive in Chicago for hearing s.syracuse.com/4q9DzUh

Brittany Maynard changes her mind about dying Nov. 1 after finishing bucket list

syracuse.com — Brittany Maynard planned to die on November 1, but now, the 29-year-old terminal cancer patient has decided she's not ready to end her life. Maynard suffers from an inoperable brain tumor. She was told by doctors that she had only months to live, and that as time passes, she will become sicker and experience more frequent pain and seizures.
Oct 30, 2014

Brittany Maynard changes her mind about dying Nov. 1 after finishing bucket list ow.ly/DzfPz

MedTech Association to hold conference Tuesday on future of medical technology

syracuse.com — Skaneateles, N.Y. - MedTech Association, the Syracuse-based trade group for New York's bioscience and medical technology industry, will host a conference in Skaneateles Tuesday (Nov. 4) on the future of healthcare technology. The Connected Care Exchange Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lodge at Welch Allyn Inc.
Oct 30, 2014

MedTech Association to hold conference on future of medical technology. syracuse.com/news/index.ssf…

Syracuse football question: Will Orange win 3 of last 4 to make a bowl game?

syracuse.com — Each week during the season we'll ask our team of football writers to answer a question about Syracuse football. This week's question focuses on the Orange's postseason chances with SU needing three wins in its final four game: As always, we encourage your comments below and want to hear your thoughts.

5 things Republicans and Democrats can agree on: Facebook study

syracuse.com — Election Day is next week, and Facebook wants everyone to know that Republicans and Democrats can agree on some things. The social network did a study of users who "liked" the campaign page of any Democrat or Republican running for office in the 2014 midterm elections.

Cuomo to Syracuse: If you want a Buffalo Billion deal, bring forth a plan

syracuse.com — SYRACUSE, N.Y. - If Syracuse wants a billion-dollar taxpayer-financed economic development package like its Buffalo neighbor, then local officials, academics and business officials need to put together a large-scale job creation proposal with committed private investment, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today.

Syracuse football defense more comfortable, productive in Year 2 under Chuck Bullough

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - The text messages came flooding into Chuck Bullough's phone. "He broke the arm," many of them read. The messages came from the Syracuse defensive coordinator's players shortly after Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril hammered down on Peyton Manning's arm mid-pass in the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII back in February.
Oct 30, 2014

The Syracuse defense has forced turnovers and avoided giving up the big play in Year 2 under Chuck Bullough: bit.ly/103DslZ

Jessica Biel pregnant?; Michael Bay in talks for Benghazi movie; 'Serena' trailer: AM Buzz

syracuse.com — It's gonna be me a cute baby: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are expecting their first child, according to new reports. Radar Online and the National Enquirer both claim a friend of the 32-year-old actress says Biel is pregnant and is due in April.
Oct 30, 2014

AM BUZZ: Michael Bay in talks for Benghazi movie; 'Serena' trailer; Jessica Biel pregnant? ow.ly/Dz1B0

Oct 30, 2014

New York Proposition 1: Vote no on redistricting (Editorial) s.syracuse.com/i3nY7hM

Oct 30, 2014

New York Proposition 2: Vote yes on electronic bills (Editorial) s.syracuse.com/aVsqW8L

Oct 30, 2014

New York Proposition 3: No on the Smart Schools Bond Act (Editorial) s.syracuse.com/iP9uUVJ

Oct 30, 2014

NY Minute: NRA dumps last-minute $105K into Astorino campaign s.syracuse.com/ed1l5LJ

Empire Halloween Masquerade, Taste NY Harvest Fest: 12 things to do this weekend in CNY

syracuse.com — Get ready for one of the biggest party weekends of the year in Central New York. Embrace the Halloween spirit with our ultimate guide to Halloween stories, tips and ways to celebrate this year. Stay warm this weekend (expect rain and snow) and for everyone's sake, please don't go out in some offensive costume.

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

syracuse.com — NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either. Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay.
Oct 30, 2014

Rep. Dan Maffei moved to the middle and became a dad, but can he win a 3rd term? s.syracuse.com/cc3kffD #ny24