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2:22am

Fri February 8, 2008
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Sheriff wants to lower driving age

Oswego, New York – A Central New York area sheriff wants to lower the state's driving age.

Currently in New York, teens can get a learners permit at the age of 16. After 20 hours of supervised driving plus five hours of classroom instruction, they can apply for a restricted junior operators license.

Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh outlined his plans for change yesterday at a forum for civic leaders in Syracuse.

Walsh spoke with WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher about his proposal.

11:50am

Wed February 6, 2008
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Zogby on Super Tuesday

Utica, NY – Polling conducted by Utica-based Zogby International had democrats locked in a tight race as polls opened on Super Tuesday in New York.
In the end, Hillary Clinton won 57-percent to 40-percent in New York's Democratic presidential primary.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to pollster John Zogby.

2:12am

Wed February 6, 2008
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Property tax breaks

Oswego, New York – Under a new proposal, homeowners in New York State could receive property tax breaks based on their income.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with co-sponsor of the bill, State Senator Betty Little of the 45th Senate District.

10:29am

Mon February 4, 2008
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Super Tuesday

Oswego, New York – New York is poised to play an important role in the 2008 Presidential contest. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher prepared this report about tomorrow's primary.

9:53am

Thu January 31, 2008
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Interview with Darrel Aubertine

Oswego, NY – The hotly contested race for Northern New York's 48th Senate District looms as a battle ground for control of the Senate, which is now held by a slim republican majority.
The latest issue in the race turned to the outsourcing of jobs with democrat Darrel Aubertine criticizing his opponent, republican Will Barclay.
Aubertine spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about the issue.

12:04am

Tue January 29, 2008
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Court sought on a tax dispute over Native-American sold goods.

Oswego, NY – Central New York State Assemblyman David Townsend is seeking a court order to force New York to collect sales taxes on cigarettes and gasoline sold by native-americans to non-Indians. Townsend spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about the issue.

11:10am

Mon January 28, 2008
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2008 Election Conversation

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Chris Ulanowski speaks with guests about the 2008 presidential race.

1:42am

Fri January 25, 2008
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Political observer reacts to Walsh's Decision

Syracuse NY – Upstate Congressman Jim Walsh's decision to retire at the end of his current term surprised many. One political observer, Cazenovia College Professor of History and Humanities says Walsh might best be remembered for his honesty.
John Robert Greene spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

1:11am

Fri January 25, 2008
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Walsh to retire

Oswego, New York – Longtime Upstate Congressman Jim Walsh has announced he will not week re-election to an 11th term this November.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with the Congressman.

12:38am

Fri January 25, 2008
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Maffei responds to Walsh's Decision to Retire

Syracuse, NY – The Democrat who had expected to face Upstate Congressman Jim Walsh in a rematch this year is responding to the incumbent's decision to retire.
Dan Maffei spoke with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

12:24am

Fri January 25, 2008
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WRVO's 2008 Election Conversation

Oswego, NY – Join WRVO's Chris Ulanowski and guests for the next installment of WRVO's 2008 Election Conversation.
Submit your question or comment by sending an email to news@wrvo.fm.

12:24am

Fri January 25, 2008
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WRVO's 2008 Election Conversation

Oswego, NY – Join WRVO's Chris Ulanowski and guests for the next installment of WRVO's 2008 Election Conversation.
Submit your question or comment by sending an email to news@wrvo.fm.

10:15am

Thu January 17, 2008
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48th District Senate race heats up

Oswego, New York – A date has yet to be set to fill the North Country's 48th State Senate seat, but that's not stopping the candidates from aggressively campaigning for the position.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

12:56am

Thu January 17, 2008
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State of Upstate

Buffalo, NY – New York Governor Eliot Spitzer delivered the first ever State of Upstate speech on the SUNY Buffalo campus.

The message was specifically tailored to address the upstate region's ailing economy.

Also, listen to WRVO's Then and Now for reaction to the speech.

3:43am

Mon January 14, 2008
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Diabetes in CNY

Oswego, New York – U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is working to address an increase in cases of diabetes in Central New York.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

4:19am

Fri January 11, 2008
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MRSA update

Oswego, New York – Although there seems to be less talk lately about the staph infection MRSA in Central New York, health officials say it is still prevalent.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

5:08am

Thu January 10, 2008
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Analysis of the State of the State

Oswego, NY – On January 9th, Governor Spitzer delivered his 2nd State of the State Address.

Immediately following the address, WRVO's News Director, Chris Ulanowski, discussed the State of the State Address with a panel of experts.

The panel consisted of SUNY Oswego Political Science Professor Bruce Altschuler, EJ McMahon of the Empire Center for New York State Policy, Tim Kremer State School Boards Association, and Matthew McGuire of the State Business Council.

4:47am

Thu January 10, 2008
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State of the State Address

Albany, NY – On January 9th, Governor Eliot Spitzer delivered his 2nd State of the State Message to a joint session of the State Legislature.

This is the audio of the speech.

9:29am

Tue January 8, 2008
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Higher education endowment

Oswego, New York – With Governor Spitzer expected to propose establishing an endowment fund for the state's higher education system, the union representing over 33,000 State University of New York faculty is watching closely.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Acting President of United University Professions, Frederick Floss.

4:54am

Tue January 8, 2008

Schumer endorses Aubertine

Oswego, New York – A Northern New York lawmaker vying for the 48th District Senate seat has received an endorsement from a prominent state Democrat.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

10:57am

Fri January 4, 2008
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New York's High Energy Costs

Oswego, NY –
New York State's high energy costs are raising questions about whether legislation is needed to regulate New York's electric utilities.
But a trade group argues the move to a competitive marketplace almost a decade ago has helped ratepayers.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski has more.

4:54am

Fri January 4, 2008
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Impact of Iowa outcome on NYS Primary

Oswego, NY – The outcome of the Iowa caucuses should place more importance on New York's Presidential Primary, especially for New York Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Barbara Bartoletti, the Legislative Director of New York's League of Women Voters spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about the latest developments.

6:55am

Thu December 27, 2007
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Green New Year's Resolutions

Oswego, NY – A Texas-based "green energy" company is offering consumers some ideaas for "green" New Year's resolutions.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Chief Environmental Officer with Green Mountain Energy Company, Gilllian Taddune.

10:06am

Fri December 21, 2007
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Schumer visits Port of Oswego

Oswego, New York – The Port of Oswego is getting some help to address shallow waterways threatening economic growth in Central New York.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher prepared this report.

9:30am

Thu December 20, 2007
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Come Home to Syracuse

Oswego, New York – Central New York natives returning home for the holidays are being encouraged to stay.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

4:13am

Tue December 18, 2007
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Task force submits report on reservoir

Oswego, New York – The Hinckley Reservoir Working Group has issued its interim report to Governor Spitzer.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

4:45am

Fri December 14, 2007
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Crows in Watertown

Oswego, New York – Watertown city officials are expected to implement a crow hazing program.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher.

9:53am

Wed December 12, 2007
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Salvation Army Bell ringers get a surprise

Oswego, New York – A mystery donor in Northern New York has bell ringers for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign grateful and curious.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher prepared this report.

11:17am

Tue December 11, 2007
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Unshackle Upstate

Oswego, New York – A coalition of business and trade organizations is working to revitalize the upstate economy.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports.

10:40am

Tue December 11, 2007
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Election 2008 Conversation

Oswego, NY – WRVO wants to hear from listeners as the 2008 Election Season unfolds.
While the focus now is on the early caucuses and primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire, New York State will have its say in February.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski has this "Election
Conversation."

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