Web Extra: NCC News Podcast, August 4 Web Extra: NCC News Podcast, August 4

SYDNI EURE: Hi, I’m Sydni Eure reporting for N-C-C News. Today is August 4th, 20-21– and here are the latest stories…
Talk of impeachment now surrounds Governor Andrew Cuomo. President Biden, even calling for the governor to step down.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:”I am sure there are some embraces that were totally innocent. But apparently the atty. general decided there were things that weren’t. I think he should resign.”>

EURE: If Governor Cuomo is impeached, New York would welcome in its first female governor Kathy Hochul.
There is a high need for blood donations in Central New York. Red Cross account manager Katie Hout says they need a lot more blood to care for their patients.

KATIE HOUT: “At the moment we’re experiencing severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise.”>

EURE: So, Syracuse City Hall has teamed up with Red Cross and is hosting a blood drive today until 3 o’clock this afternoon.
And speaking of teaming up– Manny’s, a local t-shirt shop on Marshall Street, is thankful for its connection with Boeheim’s Army. General Manager Mike Theiss says the now championship team has been great for business.

MIKE THEISS: “There’s a lot of alumni that have a strong interest in the TBT tournament and so we’ve had merchandise on our website for a couple of weeks and we’ve seen strong sales both online and in the store.”

EURE: And rightfully so, Boeheim’s Army is fresh off of a million dollar win. The heart and soul of the star studded team, Eric Devendorf, says that he felt the support all tournament long.

ERIC DEVENDORF: “Just Cuse Nation and you know what type of university Syracuse is and obviously Coach Boeheim, he’s the one who really started it. I mean Syracuse basketball is a family and it showed by all the support and tonight I love it.”

EURE: Lots of love going around Cuse nation right now, and a lot of love should be coming in because the weather it is looking good and hot. Mostly clear and sunny skies are in store for us today and into tomorrow. For N-C-C News, I’m Sydni Eure reporting. You can find full stories on our website, N-C-C-News-dot-online-dot-com.

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