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Jan 28, 2015

On TV, online or in person: Where to watch Mayor Stephanie Miner's State of the City speech Thursday s.syracuse.com/MMbthWm

Jan 28, 2015

RT @mbreidenbach: On TV, online or in person: Where to watch Mayor Stephanie Miner's State of the City speech Thursday s.syracuse.com/MMbthWm

Jan 28, 2015

On TV, online or in person: Where to watch Mayor Stephanie Miner's State of the City speech Thursday s.syracuse.com/MMbthWm

Jan 28, 2015

One in five children is on food stamps, more than before the recession s.syracuse.com/i3fD5vf

Jan 28, 2015

In Syracuse, 31 percent of the population used food stamps within the past year s.syracuse.com/i3fD5vf

Jan 28, 2015

New manufacturer to create 40 jobs at former GM plant in Salina s.syracuse.com/qPLInWX

Jan 28, 2015

New manufacturer to create 40 jobs at former GM plant in Salina s.syracuse.com/qPLInWX

GoDaddy pulls controversial puppy ad from Super Bowl hours after release (video)

syracuse.com — Remember when GoDaddy Super Bowl ads were criticized for being too sexy? Trading scantily-clad women for cute puppies didn't help any, apparently. GoDaddy announced Tuesday it would pull its 2015 Super Bowl commercial after being flooded with criticism of the 30-second spot, released online earlier in the day.
Jan 28, 2015

Further proof #GoDaddy is the absolute worst: syracuse.com/news/index.ssf… Take your domain registration elsewhere, for the sake of everyone.

Jan 28, 2015

GoDaddy pulls controversial Super Bowl ad hours after release (video) ow.ly/I52gf http://t.co/kfoe0qFoHt

Jan 28, 2015

Toney Skaneateles proposes cocktail and appetizer crawl to support school district #upstateamerica s.syracuse.com/CpCSyhM

Syracuse will soon learn its fate with recruit Jake Pickard; can it beat out Wisconsin, Michigan?

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - It's getting closer to crunch time for the Syracuse coaching staff. Signing day is a week away, and closing strong is always the better alternative to striking out on the few remaining targets up for grabs this late in the 2015 recruiting cycle.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @syrfootball: Syracuse will soon learn its fate with recruit Jake Pickard; can it beat out Wisconsin, Michigan? ow.ly/I6N1a

Super Bowl 2015: New England quarterback Tom Brady has (sniff, sniff) a pre-Super Bowl cold

syracuse.com — Tom Brady, family man. Children. A model wife, Gisele Bundchen. And now, a cold. Brady sniffed his way through his pre-Super Bowl press conference on Wednesday, admitting he felt a little under the weather. "I've had it for four or five days," he told Yahoo Sports.
Jan 28, 2015

Syracuse takes out ad in Duke student paper to congratulate Mike Krzyzewski on 1,000th win s.syracuse.com/ICPYL5L

Buffalo Bills fan makes 'Beat Brady' parody song for Super Bowl (video)

syracuse.com — Orchard Park, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills haven't been to the playoffs in 15 years, but that doesn't mean their fans don't have a strong rooting interest in the Super Bowl on Sunday. The only thing the people of Buffalo like to see more than a Bills win is a Patriots loss.
Jan 28, 2015

'Beat Brady': #Patriots haters unite to parody Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' for Super Bowl ow.ly/I65K5

'Zombie cat' believed dead crawls from grave 5 days after being buried

syracuse.com — A cat in Florida was believed to be dead after being hit by a car, but five days after he was buried, Bart the miracle cat found his way back to his owner. "I couldn't stand to bury the cat," Bart's owner, 52-year-old Ellis Hutson, told the Tampa Bay Times.
Jan 28, 2015

Poor thing. syracuse.com/news/index.ssf… 'Zombie cat' believed dead crawls from grave 5 days after being buried. http://t.co/fdxhMHTifx

Kenny G claims he's responsible for the Starbucks Frappuccino

syracuse.com — Did you know the biggest name in smooth jazz is also responsible for one of the smoothest coffee drinks? Hey, if Al Gore invented the Internet, it must be true. Kenny G was interviewed by Bloomberg to promote his latest album, "Brazilian Nights," released Tuesday.
Jan 28, 2015

Kenny G claims he helped invent the Starbucks Frappuccino ow.ly/I6uNI http://t.co/iQN0Cft8I1

Classic CNY toy shop closes

syracuse.com — A toy shop that opened in Fayetteville five years ago has closed. The Village Toy Shop, located in the Fayetteville Square shopping plaza, was an independently-owned store that specialized in classic toys. It closed Dec. 31. The shop was an expansion of a store in New Hartford, which has been in business since the late 1990s.
Jan 28, 2015

Classic, independently-owned toy shop closes in Fayetteville: syracuse.com/news/index.ssf… Bummer.

Margaritaville at Destiny USA gets ready to open (photos)

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - The barriers that have been blocking Destiny USA's Margaritaville from public view are gone and mallgoers can now get a good look at the 12,000-square-foot venue. Margaritaville doesn't open until Monday, but there's plenty to see from outside.

Syracuse football recruiting: Get to know quarterback commit Eric Dungey

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - Each morning leading up to National Signing Day on Feb. 4, my Syracuse.com colleague Nate Mink and I will take a look at one of Syracuse football's verbal commitments for the Class of 2015. Next up is quarterback Eric Dungey.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @syrfootball: Syracuse football recruiting: Get to know quarterback commit Eric Dungey: ow.ly/I6cdH

Report: Marshawn Lynch may get fined for Super Bowl media day 'Beast Mode' hat

syracuse.com — Seattle Seahawks running back showed up and spoke the same phrase over and over again at Super Bowl XLIX media day "just so he wouldn't get fined," but it's what he was wearing, not what he said, that could get him fined anyway.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @mikemcandrew1: Syracuse karaoke nights: Where to show off your pipes in Central New York s.syracuse.com/avRoqHR

Syracuse takes out ad in Duke student paper to congratulate Mike Krzyzewski on 1,000th win

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - If this is going to be a rivalry, it might as well be a friendly one. The Syracuse athletic department joined the chorus congratulating Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on his 1,000th win by taking out an advertisement in the Duke student paper.
Jan 28, 2015

SU takes out ad in Duke student paper to congratulate Coach K on 1000th win ow.ly/I5YdX http://t.co/ntju2Z5k81

2015 Super Bowl prop bets: 'Will Katy Perry kiss a girl?' and other silly wagers

syracuse.com — Who will win the 2015 Super Bowl? Predictions and picks for the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots are fun, but the odd "odds" are even more entertaining. According to the Chicago Tribune, Super Bowl prop bets this year cover everything from whether or not Katy Perry will kiss a girl to how many times commentators will mention "deflategate" (the over/under is 3).
Jan 28, 2015

2015 Super Bowl prop bets: 'Will Katy Perry kiss a girl?' and other silly wagers ow.ly/I5S6K