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Maria’s Outreach: Helping the homeless in Syracuse

From her office window last year, Maria Sweeney could look out and see a homeless man who lived in the doorway of an abandoned building. Each time she saw him, she wondered who he was and how he ended up … Continue reading

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Syracuse, NY, may require downtown employees to smoke

Frustrated by efforts to quell an increase in cigarette smoking by downtown workers, the city of Syracuse, NY, is considering a radical response. City officials have drafted an ordinance that would require all employees who work downtown to smoke outside during their breaks. … Continue reading

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