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12:27am

Mon December 22, 2008
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Utica Salvation Army Calls on Community

Oswego, NY – The Utica Salvation Army is calling on community members for support during this critical week leading up to the holidays.

The organization's Red Kettle effort in Utica has been hampered by the snow and cold, resulting in a lack of donations.

The Salvation Army is urging people to make donations online or through the mail.

Donations can be made at OnlineRedKettle.org, or by mailing tax-deductible checks to The Salvation Army, 14 Clinton Place, Utica, NY 13501.

10:45am

Fri December 19, 2008
More News From WRVO

New York might allow the sale of wine in supermarkets

Oswego, NY – Local liquor store and grocery store owners are reacting to Governor Paterson's proposal to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets. WRVO's Michael Benjamin reports.

9:01am

Fri December 19, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 19th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses the impending winter storm with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

8:32am

Fri December 19, 2008
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December 19th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Liquor and grocery store owners are reacting to Governor David Paterson's proposal to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets. This story and more in our morning newscast.

4:48am

Fri December 19, 2008
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December 19th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – More legally blind New Yorkers are being placed in competitive job fields. We have more in this newscast.

8:36am

Thu December 18, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 18th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses the weather forecast with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

8:32am

Thu December 18, 2008
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December 18th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – A Great Lakes expert is optimistic about the new Presidential administration. That story and more in our morning newscast.

4:53am

Thu December 18, 2008
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December 18th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – The State Comptroller has released a report on how college students can save some money. We have details in this newscast.

1:55am

Thu December 18, 2008
Election 2008

How a New President Could Impact Great Lakes

Oswego, NY – A Great Lakes expert is giving his take on what a new president and administration will mean for the region.

President-elect Barack Obama has shown commitment to Great Lakes restoration with the help of two new efforts aimed at preventing the diversion of Great Lakes water and protecting the ecosystem.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Tourism and Recreation Specialist with New York Sea Grant, Dave White.

8:33am

Wed December 17, 2008
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Regional Morning Edition Newscast for December 17, 2008

Oswego, NY – The stage is set for a fight over collecting sales taxes on cigarettes sold by New York's Indian Tribes.

8:33am

Wed December 17, 2008
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December 17th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – We have details on when state lawmakers plan to get working on Governor Paterson's proposed budget. That and more in this newscast.

7:28am

Wed December 17, 2008

Regional A.M. Weather with Kevin Williams

Oswego, NY – Kevin tells John that several storms are headed toward Central New York over the next week.

12:42am

Wed December 17, 2008
More News From WRVO

Dietician says a so-called obesity tax on soda drinks might not be all that effective.

Oswego, NY –

Governor Paterson's proposal to impose a tax on non-diet soda drinks has its skeptics.
Beside the revenue such a tax would raise .Paterson says it would help combat health problems related to obesity if consumers go without because of the higher price.
Beth Smythe is a registered dietician and president of the New York State Dietetics Association. She says there are more effective ways to stay healthy. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to her about the issue.

12:37am

Wed December 17, 2008
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Governor Paterson Seeks An Obesity Tax/ Experts React

Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson wants to tax soft drinks as an effort to combat health problems related to obesity. But some experts question how effective such a move would be.
WRVO's Michael Benjamin reports.

9:29am

Tue December 16, 2008
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Governor David Paterson's Budget Proposal and Analysis.

Albany, NY – Governor Paterson outlines his Budget Proposal for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.

8:53am

Tue December 16, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 16th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses the weather forecast with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

8:34am

Tue December 16, 2008
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December 16th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson presents his budget for the next fiscal year. That story and more in our morning newscast.

4:58am

Tue December 16, 2008
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December 16th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – We have reaction to Governor David Paterson's budget proposal. That and more in this newscast.

8:34am

Mon December 15, 2008
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December 15th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson visits Utica today, where he is expected to sign a bill requiring Indian-owned stores to collect sales tax on cigarettes sold to non-Indian customers. That story and more in this morning's newscast.

7:39am

Mon December 15, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 15th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses the weather forecast with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

5:04am

Mon December 15, 2008
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December 15th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – We have details on a bill signed by Governor Paterson today regarding the collection of taxes on cigarettes sold at Native American owned stores. That and more in this newscast.

3:36am

Mon December 15, 2008
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Upstate Mandate Relief Commission Issues Proposals

Syracuse, NY – A group of county leaders has released its interim recommendations for state reforms.
the Upstate Mandate Relief Commission is seeking to eliminate or reduce state mandated expenses without shifting the costs to local property taxpayers.
Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney is a member of the commission. She spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

12:02am

Mon December 15, 2008
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Interest Groups Call for Hiking State Income Taxes Paid by New York's Wealthiest

Albany, NY –
A number of interest groups have banded together to call on Governor Paterson and the State Legislature to tax the rich as a way out of new york's fiscal crisis.
New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness is one of the groups. Executive Director Ron Deutsch says such a move would mitigate the need for service cuts which are expected in Paterson's executive budget proposal. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

11:28am

Fri December 12, 2008
Arts & Culture

CNY Author keeps it local

Oswego, NY – A Central New York area author is keeping it local.

Tom Adessa of Auburn, has written his first book, and has turned to other New Yorkers to help get it published.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Adessa about the process. He explains his book "Butternuts for Rexford."

11:25am

Fri December 12, 2008
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Congressman John McHugh Named Ranking Minority of House Armed Services Committee

Oswego, NY – Northern New York Congressman John McHugh has been named the ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee. He talks about his new role and the implications for northern and central New York with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

11:11am

Fri December 12, 2008
Election 2008

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Online Extra

Oswego, NY – Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei sat down with WRVO's Jason Smith for his first full broadcast interview since winning election in November.

You can hear the first 3 parts of the interview by clicking the links in the "Related Articles" section below.

In this online extra, Maffei talks about the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, New York's budget woes, Senator Hillary Clinton and more.

10:59am

Fri December 12, 2008
Election 2008

Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei Speaks with WRVO-Part 3

Oswego, NY – Central New York Congressman-Elect Dan Maffei is pleased to hear of plans to invest in the nation's infrastructure.

In the second part of a three part series heard on Morning Edition this week, Maffei explained that central New York's roads, bridges, schools and sewer systems are in dire need of improvement.

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8:32am

Fri December 12, 2008
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December 12th, 2008 Regional AM Newscast

Oswego, NY – While snow has caused some travel difficulties in our region this morning, a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain has left nearly 200 thousand customers without power in eastern New York.

7:44am

Fri December 12, 2008

Regional Weather Forecast for December 12th, 2008

Oswego, NY – WRVO's John Hurlbutt discusses today's wintry weather and the weekend outlook with meteorologist Kevin Williams.

5:20am

Fri December 12, 2008
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December 12th, 2008 Regional PM Newscast

Oswego, NY – Wholesale electricity prices are falling in New York State. We have more in this newscast.

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