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6:30pm

Fri July 31, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July, 31 2009

Oswego, NY – We have details on what Oswego County health officials are doing to prevent the spread of mosquitoes infected with the eastern equine enchepalitis virus.

10:01am

Fri July 31, 2009
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Maffei Faces Pressure To Take Action On Health Care Overhaul

Syracuse, NY – Syracuse-area Congressman Dan Maffei is facing pressure from health care advocates and labor unions, calling for swift action on health care overhaul.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher has more.

Working Families Party, Citizen Action, SEIU 1199, Communication Workers of America speak out in downtown Syracuse.

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8:48am

Fri July 31, 2009
Newscast

WRVO's Regional Morning Newscast for July 31, 2009

Oswego, NY – Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-25) faces pressure from health care advocates and labor unions, calling for swift action on health care overhaul. Gov. Paterson says New York is facing yet another budget deficit.

8:39am

Fri July 31, 2009
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John McHugh vs John McCain in Confirmation Hearing

Oswego, NY – North Country Congressman John McHugh made it through his confirmation hearing on his pathway to becoming the US Secretary of the Army. WRVO's Ryan Morden reports on the most scrutinizing part of McHugh's hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

8:06am

Fri July 31, 2009
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Paterson: New Budget Deficit is $2.1Billion

Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson says the state is facing yet another budget deficit. This time it's $2.1 billion dollars. The governor says he'll have a budget balancing plan for the legislature to act upon soon.

7:56am

Fri July 31, 2009

WRVO'S Regional AM Weather Forecast for July 31, 2009

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather, Thunderstorms likely until the evening. High at 76.

6:01pm

Thu July 30, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July 30, 2009

Oswego, NY – We have the latest on New York's growing budget deficit and a re-cap of North country congressman John McHugh's confirmation hearing for the US secretary of the Army.

3:48pm

Thu July 30, 2009
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New Proposal To Sell Wine In Supermarkets

Oswego, NY – A downstate senator is working to change the way alcohol is sold in New York, by proposing a newer version of a bill that would allow grocery stores to sell wine. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

3:10pm

Thu July 30, 2009
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Polluted Beaches

Oswego, NY – New York public beaches had to be closed just over 1,600 times in 2008 due to high bacteria counts, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council's annual "Beach Water Quality" report.
No beaches in Central New York with the exception of the Pultneyville Mariners Beach in Wayne County were cited as a problem.
As WRVO's Chris Ulanowski reports from Fair Haven State Park in northern Cayuga County on Lake Ontario, protecting your health while out for a swim may depend on how well you stay informed.

7:31am

Thu July 30, 2009

WRVO'S Regional AM Weather Forecast for July 30, 2009

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather: Partly sunny and warm. High at 86.

6:32pm

Wed July 29, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July 29, 2009

Oswego, NY – We have details on what over three million dollars in federal stimulus money will mean for the Syracuse police department, and an update on the water quality of area beaches.

11:21am

Wed July 29, 2009
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Stimulus dollars for new police hires

Syracuse, NY – The Syracuse Police Department is receiving more than $3-million in federal stimulus funds to hire up to 14 police officers. Syracuse Police Chief Gary Miguel says the new hires will help tremendously. Listen to this interview.

11:12am

Wed July 29, 2009
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Democrats Honing in on a Candidate For Race in NY's 23rd

Oswego, NY –

Democratic county chairs are one step closer to finding a candidate to run against Republican Dede Scozzafava in New York's 23rd Congressional District race.

The Democrats have a pool of 11 candidates to choose from.

Sean Hennessey, Chair of the Jefferson County Democrats, says party leaders plan to meet in the Adirondacks on August 10th to pick their candidate.

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8:37am

Wed July 29, 2009
Newscast

WRVO's Regional Morning Newscast for July 29, 2009

Oswego, NY – McHugh likely to face don't ask/don't tell policy during confirmation hearing. Sen. Gillibrand pitches infrastructure wish list. State spending on k-12 students. AG Cuomo tells stores to quit selling gun look-a-like toys.

8:22am

Wed July 29, 2009
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McHugh Likely to Face "Don't Ask/Don't Tell" During Confirmation Hearing

Oswego, NY – North County Congressman, Republican John McHugh (NY-23), is scheduled to face the US Senate Armed Services Committee tomorrow morning for confirmation as the US Secretary of the Army. Among issues concerning the troops, the so-called policy "don't ask/don't tell" will likely be a hot topic.

8:03am

Wed July 29, 2009
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Advocates say Report Shows Single Payer Least Costly Option

Albany, NY – Single payer health care supporters say Governor David Paterson is
sitting on a report that finds eliminating the traditional role of
the insurance companies from the health system would save $20 billion
dollars a year.

7:46am

Wed July 29, 2009

WRVO'S Regional AM Weather Forecast for July 29, 2009

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather: Warm with expected thunderstorms. High at 80 degrees.

6:16pm

Tue July 28, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July 28. 2009

Oswego, NY – A Syracuse area republican state senator is giving central New Yorkers an opportunity to speak out about the recent leadership struggle in the senate.

4:51pm

Tue July 28, 2009
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Forest-Based Manufacturers Brace For Emerald Ash Borer

Oswego, NY – With state officials working to prevent the spread of an invasive tree-killing beetle... loggers, land owners and sawmill operators are bracing for potential loss of business. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher has more.

4:05pm

Tue July 28, 2009
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Environmental Lawyer takes exception to claims about economic impact from hydrofracturing drilling for natural gas in New York.

Oswego, New York – Joseph Heath is an environment and social justice lawyer with a practice in Syracuse. He's also the legal counsel for the Onondaga Indian Nation. He takes exception to claims from the Independent Gas and Oil Association of New York that the drilling process is safe and worth the $1.4 Billion New York would stand to gain.

( An interview with the trade group is also posted on our website)

10:34am

Tue July 28, 2009
Newscast

WRVO's Regional Morning Newscast for July 28, 2009

Oswego, NY – State officials are trying to prevent the spread of Ash Borer Beetle. A Fort Drum soldier was killed in Afghanistan.

8:34am

Tue July 28, 2009
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State Has New Education Commissioner

Albany, NY – David Steiner, a Dean at CUNY's Hunter College was chosen by the Regents at their monthly meeting to replace the retiring Richard Mills.

8:05am

Tue July 28, 2009

WRVO'S Regional AM Weather Forecast for July 28, 2009

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather: Warm and humid with sun and clouds. High at 86.

6:23pm

Mon July 27, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July 27. 2009

Oswego, NY – We'll have details on the new head of the state education department, as well as the latest on the next 23rd congressional district house race.

2:41pm

Mon July 27, 2009
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Trade group makes the case for drilling for natural gas in New York's Marcellus Shale

Oswego, NY – The Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York says drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale geological formation would result in a $1.4 Billion dollar impact. Listen to this interview with the trade group's John Holko.

8:50am

Mon July 27, 2009
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Congressman Michael Arcuri explains his position on health care overhaul legislation

Oswego, NY – Upstate New York Congressman Michael Arcuri (D-23rd) is amongst a group of conservative Democrats known as "Blue Dogs" who are concerned about crafting a "better" health care reform bill. He explains is position in this interview with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski. ( Recorded July 24, 2009)

8:01am

Mon July 27, 2009

WRVO'S Regional AM Weather Forecast for July 27, 2009

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather: Some sun with possible thunder storms or showers. High at 81.

9:49am

Sun July 26, 2009

WRVO's Regional Forecast for July 26th, 2009

Oswego, NY – Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue for the next few days. Listen to our complete forecast from meteorologist Josh Nichols.

9:48am

Sat July 25, 2009

WRVO's Regional Forecast for July 25th, 2009

Oswego, NY – Unsettled conditions for this weekend. Listen to meteorologist Ken McKinley's full forecast for details.

6:04pm

Fri July 24, 2009
Newscast

WRVO Regional PM Newscast July 24, 2009

Oswego, NY – At least one democrat isn't waiting for party leaders to name a candidate to run in a special election for New York's 23rd congressional district.

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