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Earth Day: For one loyal volunteer from the Valley in Syracuse, a hard discovery along a quiet road .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/earth_day_a_syracuse_volunteer_a_quiet_morning_a_disturbing_surprise.html
For the last few days, a Syracuse nurse has been haunted by what she found.
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If not for a guy named Vince Vergara, we might be debating whether to "Restore 33" instead of "Restore 44" at Syracuse University. In 1995, Jim Brown described the very pragmatic way the legend of 44 came to be .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/could_it_have_been_restore_33_jim_brown_recalls_how_the_syracuse_university_lege.html
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The shadow of polio: A Central New York twin recalls the loss of her brother, how she survived the disease herself .... and how she's dedicated her life to eradicating the disease from the planet. http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/the_era_of_polio_a_syracuse_twin_still_driven_by_the_loss_of_her_brother.html
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Cringe or grin, depending on how you see it: Syracuse, Worcester now tied for national snowfall title, after Syracuse picks up tenth of an inch of snow .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/we_did_it_oh_no_depends_on_how_you_see_it_syracuse_and_worcester_now_tied_for_na.html
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More good news about interstate cleanups in Syracuse: State DOT says they will be fence-to-fence, meaning trashed embankments will also be cleaned .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/a_question_about_state_cleanup_of_the_interstates_fence_to_fence_or_guardrail_to.html
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Mike Vinette of the Syracuse DPW, and the spirit of Earth Day: Thousands prepare to clean up Central New York this weekend, after one long winter (that gave us one more little blast this morning). If you want to help with these cleanups, you'll find some options here .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/mike_vinette_of_the_syracuse_dpw_spirit_of_earth_day_as_thousands_prepare_to_cle.html
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Earth Day: For one loyal volunteer from the Valley in Syracuse, hard discovery along a quiet road .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/earth_day_a_syracuse_volunteer_a_quiet_morning_a_disturbing_surprise.html
For the last few days, a Syracuse nurse has been haunted by what she found.
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The conversation about the frightening era of polio in Syracuse led many readers to recall the great work done for children with special needs at the old Percy Hughes School, as many students described in this column from 2000 .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2000/09/at_percy_hughes_for_disabled_children_pioneering_teacher_planted_seeds_of_succes.html
Thanks to their teacher, children who never saw themselves as disabled.
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Post-polio syndrome: Graying Central New Yorkers who confronted the disease when they were young deal with a backlash, more than 60 years later. Anyone with memories of the era when polio terrified the nation can share them here .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/post-polio_syndrome_stricken_as_children_graying_central_new_yorkers_now_deal_wi.html
For polio patients, a resilience learned early in life is put to the test again.
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It's World Book Day. What's a 'great read' you'd recommend to a friend, who's between books? http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/world_book_day_whats_the_last_great_book_you_read.html
Summer's coming. If someone asked you to recommend one 'great read,' what would it be?
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National large city snow race, late April: Worcester leads, but Syracuse - gulp - isn't ready to quit yet .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/one-handed_applause_late_snow_while_grim_might_put_syracuse_back_ahead_in_nation.html
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Can it be? State transportation officials say they'll hire a contractor to do up to three thorough cleanings of trashed interstates in heart of Syracuse .... http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2015/04/tired_of_trashed_interstates_in_syracuse_state_dot_commits_to_annual_cleanups_of.html
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    English and professional writing, 1977 - 1981
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