Oswego, NY – The state comptroller's office plans to investigate gas stations along the state thruway and New York Regional Interconnect clears its latest hurdle in building its 190 mile high power transmission line. That and more in this morning's newscast.
Syracuse, NY – Lisa Daly of Syracuse, New York is a Barack Obama delegate at the Democratic National Convention. She says convention delegates are united.
In response to some criticism that the Democrats are not projecting a clear message about their plan for the future, Daly said that significant talk about the issues takes place the convention when the cameras are not turned on.
"Part of what goes on outside is that people look at snippets and soundbites and they don't see the whole picture," Daly said.
Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson speaks at the Democratic National Convention, and a new census report shows a high number of New Yorker's are without health insurance. These stories and more in this morning's newscast.
Oswego, NY – NPR political guru Ken Rudin is at the Democratic National Committee in Denver. He spoke today with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about Hillary Clinton's address today to New York State delegates.
Syracuse, NY – Lisa Daly has been interested in politics for a long time, but it wasn't until Barack Obama made his speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that Daly felt excitement about the up-and-coming candidate. Daly is a New York delegate at the Democratic National Convention.
Daly grew up in Syracuse and attended Syracuse University. She has a doctorate in history and works as an Internet consultant. In 2006, she upped her political involvement by working with the campaign of New York Representative Dan Maffei.
Oswego, NY – The Democratic Party still has major challenges ahead of it to unify the party after the long primary season, according to Syracuse University Political Science Professor Grant Reeher.
"This challenge for the Democrats is going to depend a lot on the ability of Hillary Clinton [and] Barack Obama... to bring the support together. There's lots of evidence that the convention in Denver could show more rifts rather than cementing the unity," Reeher said.
Syracuse, NY – An inspiring speech by a little known Senator from Illinois four-years ago caught the attention of Lisa Daly. Since then, the Syracuse resident has been following the career of Barack Obama. Now, Daly is at center stage as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
Oswego, NY – Among the stories this morning, Interstate 690 near Syracuse reopens after a terrrible accident and physicians are pleased that their medical malpractice insurance premiums won't increase this year.