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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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How to hide in plain sight in my city: Live in a doorway

Every time I stop by the abandoned doorway to see hardcore homeless James, I think, “Well, at least he’s still alive.” For how long, though? James is 48, and looks every bit like a man who lives outdoors year round, … Continue reading

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