Mon June 9, 2014
Politics and Government

Hanna not happy with deal that released Army sergeant in exchange for Taliban prisoners

Utica-area Rep. Richard Hanna (R)

Days after the U.S government exchanged five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the American solider who reportedly left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban, the decision doesn't sit well with Utica-area Rep. Richard Hanna. He says he's trying to make sense of the situation, but says it's difficult to understand the entire issue without all of the details.

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Wed May 1, 2013
Gun control

Schumer pushes for gun sale ban for those on terror watchlist

While universal background checks for gun buyers proved to be a death knell in the latest attempt to pass gun control legislation in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Charles Schumer is hoping a tightening up of current background checks is on the horizon.

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Fri April 19, 2013
Regional Coverage

Events like Boston Marathon bombing can have psychological effect on everyone

Central and northern New York may be hundreds of miles from Boston, but there is still a psychological fallout for people in this region and across the country from the marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. 

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Fri October 26, 2012
Regional Coverage

Rose-laying ceremony at SU remembers victims of Pan-Am Flight 103

An SU Remembrance Scholar lays down a rose in memory of a victim of the Pan-Am Flight 103 bombing.
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

Bells tolled at 2:03 p.m. Friday as Syracuse University remembered an event that shook the campus community 24 years ago.

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