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4:59am

Wed August 30, 2006
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John Faso faces uphill fight in the race for Governor in New York

Oswego, NY – Republican Conservative candidate for Governor John Faso faces a daunting task of defeating a Democratic opponent who holds a nearly 80-percent lead in the polls and a strangle-hold on campaign funds.
But Faso is preparing a fall campaign that will attempt to peg Eliot Spitzer as an Albany insider who's part of the blame for problems in New York's system of government.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the candidate.

4:44am

Tue August 29, 2006
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The Wind of the Wurlitzer @ NYS Fair

Syracuse, NY – The Empire State Theater and Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating it's 40th year at the New York State Fair. Since it's inception, one of the main attractions of the museum has been it's authentic 1920's Wurlitzer Pipe Organ, which helps make the past come alive when accompanying the silent films featured during the fair. WRVO's Mark Lavonier spoke with museum curator Phil Edwards, and prepared this report.


Museum info and Film schedule: http://www.jrjunction.com/estmim

9:21am

Mon August 28, 2006
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Colgate University Helps Parents Let Go

Hamilton, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen explores how one Upstate university is helping parents cope with their children's first year of college.

11:11am

Thu August 24, 2006
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PGA Returns to Turning Stone

Oswego, NY – The PGA is bringing another event to the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort.
"The Turning Stone Championship" will be held in late September 2007.
The announcement is exciting economic development officials and earning the tribe praise from even their staunchest critics.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen has more.

11:06am

Thu August 24, 2006
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Camp Healing Hearts

Syracuse, NY – The death of a loved one can be unbearable. Adults know this and most have the coping mechanisms to recover and return to daily life.
But for children, working through "loss" at such an early age can be very difficult. There's a place in Central New York working to help these kids. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski prepared this report.

4:14am

Thu August 24, 2006
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Souzzi remains upbeat about his struggling campaign for Governor

Oswego, NY – Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Tom Souzzi is badly trailing fellow democrat Tom Souzzi in the race for New York Governor. But he remains undaunted. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the candidate.

8:34am

Tue August 22, 2006
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160th New York State Fair

Syracuse, NY – The 160th Edition of the New York State Fair is about to get underway. The 12 day event draws near or just over one-million people to the fair grounds near Syracuse.
Some have spent a life-time both visiting and working the fair which is one of the most successful in the nation.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski reports.

4:22am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer versus K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

4:14am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer/K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

4:14am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer/K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

11:26am

Mon July 31, 2006

10:15am

Mon July 31, 2006
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Congressman Jim Walsh favors higher federal minimum wage.

Syracuse, NY – The House of Representatives approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage. Upstate New York Congressman Jim Walsh was among a group of more moderate republicans who pushed for the vote.
Walsh spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

3:42am

Fri July 28, 2006
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Democrats Eliot Spitzer and Tom Souzzi Debate

Oswego, NY – The two democrats running for Governor in New York faced each other in a debate July 25th. The debate was sponsored by New York 1 TV and WNYC Radio. It was held before a spirited crowd at Pace University in Manhattan. The moderator is Dominick Carter, New York 1's Political Anchor.

3:13am

Thu July 27, 2006
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A Call for Harsher D-W-I Penalties

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12:04am

Thu July 27, 2006
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"Don Juan & Miguel" film new movie in CNY

Sterling, NY – Every summer, the CNY Sterling Renaissance Festival draws thousands of visitors to be entertained in the atmosphere of 16th century England. Of the many performers featured, the swordplay of "Don Juan & Miguel" has long been a staple of any good fair experience. The pair have decided to take their act to the big screen, filming their second feature length movie with scenes shot in areas surrounding the fair. WRVO's Mark Lavonier visited the set and spoke with the cast and crew to learn more.

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12:02am

Tue July 25, 2006
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New York's Clean Indoor Air Act Deemed a Success

Oswego, NY – New York's clean indoor air act is three years old. The law put to an end smoking in all public gathering places in the state.
And on the anniversary, the State Health Department released a report said the law signficantly reduced exposure to second-hand smoke.
Russell Sciandra is the Director for the Center for a Tobacco Free New York. He also serves on the health department's Tobacco Advisory Board. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski asked him about the findings.

9:03am

Mon July 24, 2006
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Indian Casino Proposal Opposed

Auburn, NY – The City of Auburn and Cayuga County are divided over whether the city will be a site for a new Indian casino. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

10:15am

Thu July 20, 2006
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B.C. Open at Turning Stone Brings in Fans and Revenue

Verona, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen reports on the economic impact of having a PGA Tour event at the Oneida Nation's Turning Stone Resort.

1:58am

Thu July 20, 2006
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Tom Souzzi runs a grassroots campaign in race for NYS Governor

Syracuse, NY – Democrat Tom Souzzi trails far in the polls and in campaign funding in the race for New York State Governor against front-runner Democrat Eliot Spitzer. But he's not deterred. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski interviews Mr. Souzzi.

7:07am

Wed July 19, 2006
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John Weeks reflects on, "The Nature of Things"

Oswego, NY – After 24 years of taking listeners on a nature tour of Central New York - naturalist John Weeks recently concluded his weekly commentary, "The Nature of Things" on the WRVO Stations. He stopped by the studio and spoke with WRVO's Mark Lavonier to reflect on his time on air.

A collection of his radio essays are featured in a new book, "Nature's Quiet Conversations" published by Syracuse University Press.

3:45am

Tue July 18, 2006
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Interview with 24th Congressional Candidate Michael Arcuri

Utica, NY – Congressional candidate Ray Meier captured considerable media attention last week when Vice-President Dick Cheney stopped in Utica for a campaign fundraiser.
We spoke then to the 24th District republican candidate.
Our attention now turns to his opponent , democrat Michael Arcuri. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

2:29am

Tue July 18, 2006
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Transmission line opposition grows.

Oswego, NY – New York Regional Interconnect's plan for construction of high-voltage transmission line from Utica, NY to the New York City region is being met with mounting public opposition. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to one activist involved in the fight -- Eve Ann Schwartz -- who is a spokeswoman for "STOP N-Y-R-I Inc."

9:31am

Fri July 14, 2006
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Hamilton, NY celebrates work of Lee Brown Coye

Hamilton, NY – The Village of Hamilton in Madison County is taking time this weekend to recognize one of its own. The village will stage an unprecedented exhibition of the works of artist Lee Brown Coye -- including relocating his most widely-recognized painting -- "Frankie and Johnnie" -- to a new place of prominence. David Hollis reports.

9:22am

Fri July 14, 2006
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Vice-President Cheney visits Utica, NY

Utica, NY – Vice-President Dick Cheney speaks at a reception for State NYS Senator Ray Meier. The republican State Senator is running for the congressional seat being vacated by fellow republican Sherwood Boehlert who is retiring at the end of the year.
A large protest is expected outside the reception. It's being organized by the July 14th Coalition. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Meier about the Vice-President's visit.

8:51am

Wed July 12, 2006
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Campaign Finances Exceed $1 Million in 24th District Congressional Race

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Common Cause New York Executive Director Rachel Leon about campaign finances in the 24th District Congressional race.

11:08am

Tue July 11, 2006
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Cheney's Fundraising Visit to Draw Protestors

Oswego,NY – This Friday's fundraising visit to Utica by Vice President Dick Cheney for Congressional candidate Ray Meier is expected to draw a large number of protestors.

WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Jeff Miller, who is organizing the protest.

10:25am

Mon July 10, 2006
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New Challenger in the 124th District Assembly Race

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen talks to minister Ed Putnam, who is challenging Republican Will Barclay for the 124th District Assembly seat.

12:06am

Thu July 6, 2006
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New York Court of Appeals Rules on Gay Marriage

Syracuse, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen talks to Empire Pride Agenda Executive Director Alan VanCappelle about the 4 to 2 ruling against gay marriage.

12:04am

Thu July 6, 2006
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CNY Food Bank Brings Produce to Inner City

Syracuse, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen reports on three new farmers markets in the Central New York region that will bring farm fresh produce to under served communities.

6:01am

Thu June 29, 2006
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Robert Long's new work -"Liv Ullman: Interviews"

Oswego, NY – In 1977 an article in the Soho Weekly wrote, "Liv Ullman's door is wide open." - which quickly becomes apparent through a new book of insightful and candid conversations with one of cinema's greatest acheivers - writer, actor, director and humanitarian Liv Ullman. Central New York author Robert Emmet Long edited the new collection and met with WRVO's Mark Lavonier to talk about the book.

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