polls http://wrvo.org en Poll: Most fans okay with Redskins name change http://wrvo.org/post/poll-most-fans-okay-redskins-name-change <p>A poll conducted by the Oneida Indian Nation has found that a majority of Washington D.C. residents wouldn&#39;t be bothered if the city&#39;s professional football team changed its name.</p><p><a href="http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReportUC.aspx?g=b41b9bde-1b19-40f7-af86-0b585eb8df03" target="_blank">The poll</a>, released Wednesday, finds 55 percent of residents say it would make no difference if the Washington Redskins went by a different mascot. A quarter of those surveyed said they would be less of a fan, but 18 percent said they would be more.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:49:07 +0000 Ryan Delaney 45713 at http://wrvo.org Poll: Most fans okay with Redskins name change Cuomo's approval down, following new gun law http://wrvo.org/post/cuomos-approval-down-following-new-gun-law <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s championing of strict new gun control laws in New York state has taken a toll on his popularity. A new poll finds that for the first time since taking office, Cuomo’s approval rating has dropped significantly. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 07:54:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 32626 at http://wrvo.org Area seniors worried about entitlement cuts http://wrvo.org/post/area-seniors-worried-about-entitlement-cuts <p>Seniors in the 24th congressional district are worried about the future of Medicare and Social Security according to a poll conducted by the AARP.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:49:14 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28493 at http://wrvo.org Area seniors worried about entitlement cuts Buerkle and Maffei in virtual tie http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-and-maffei-virtual-tie <p><span lang="">Democratic congressional candidate Dan Maffei and incumbent Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle head into the fall campaign in a statistical tie, two years after Republican Buerkle unseated Maffei by only 648 votes. </span> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:55:43 +0000 Durrie Lawrence & Catherine Loper 25295 at http://wrvo.org New York state voters head to the polls http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-state-voters-head-polls <p>Voters across New York state will go to the polls today to vote for or against their local school budgets. This is the first vote since the state imposed a cap on how much local districts can raise the tax levy.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 16:20:58 +0000 Catherine Loper 19288 at http://wrvo.org New York state voters head to the polls