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10:05am

Fri March 2, 2007
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The fight to build a high voltage power-line from outside of Utica to the suburbs of New York City continues this week.

Oswego,New York – GROUPS OPPOSSED TO CONSTRUCTION OF A HIGH VOLTAGE POWERLINE FROM THE UTICA AREA TO THE NEW YORK CITY SUBURBS HAVE REFUTED CLAIMS BY NEW YORK REGIONAL INTERCONNECT THAT THE POWERLINE WOULD SPURR GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTION ALONG THE PROPOSED ROUTE. WRVO'S RICHARD ANNAL HAS MORE

2:54am

Thu March 1, 2007
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Sweetland Runs for Onondaga County Executive

Syracuse, NY – Dale Sweetland made it official today. The Chairman of the Onondaga County Legislature announced that he's a candidate for Onondaga County Executive.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the Republican.

12:03am

Thu March 1, 2007
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Republicans want more jail time for repeat misdemeanor offenders

Oswego, New York – New York might have a new law that would help keep repeat misdemeanor offenders off the streets. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher has more...

12:04am

Wed February 28, 2007
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NYRI officials say power line could lead to more wind farms

Oswego, New York – New York Regional Interconnect officials say the proposed high-voltage transmission line that would run through Central New York could spur the growth of wind farms across the state. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher reports...

9:55am

Fri February 23, 2007
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A new book on Fort Ontario in Oswego

Oswego, New York – Pastor ...historian ....and author George reed speaks with WRVO's Richard Annal about his new book Fort Ontario, 250 Years of History

5:02am

Fri February 23, 2007
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A local gender violence prevention program kicks off

Oswego, New York – A new violence prevention program has begun in an effort to reduce gender-based conflicts among college students.

The program is a partnership between the Center for Court Innovation...Syracuse University Rape Center and Vera House.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with Associate Director of the Syracuse University Rape Center...Janet Epstein about the program and its approach to preventing gender violence.

11:43am

Thu February 22, 2007
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Local officials push for State ban on open waste burning.

Oswego, New York – St. Lawrence County Government officials are working to eliminate the practice of outdoor trash burning.

Officials say backyard burning is often common in rural areas and is a source of dangerous pollutants.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with St. Lawrence County Planning Office's Jon Montan about the risks of unregulated open burning of solid waste by rural residents.

12:39am

Thu February 22, 2007
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"Lost in a Viral Paradise" gears up for their forthcoming performance.

Oswego, NY – SUNY Oswego's highly creative and ambitious theater piece, "Lost in a Viral Paradise" will soon make its stage debut. As part of our series on this effort, WRVO's Mark Lavonier spoke with visitin artistic director from the Squonk Opera, Steve O'Hearn to find out more about the upcoming show.

8:10am

Wed February 21, 2007
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Church in Mexico forced to cancel services

Oswego, New York – A church in mexico was forced to cancel services due to heavy snow fall and concerns about the buildings saftey.

11:55am

Tue February 20, 2007
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Former N-F-L player plans to meet with Governor Eliot Spitzer

Oswego, New York – A Former N-F-L player plans to meet with Governor Eliot Spitzer on Friday.

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with the former Atlanta Falcons football player...attorney and best selling author...Republican Tim Green...about rumors that he is being asked to switch parties and run as a Democrat in 2008 against Senator John Defrancisco of Syracuse.

11:44am

Fri February 16, 2007
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Bad weather and birth rates

Oswego, New York – Heavy Snowfall is nothing new for Oswego County...and history tells us good things actually can come from bad weather.

With all the travel advisories and state of emergencies in the area...many people have been stuck in their homes. Some health officials say cabin fever can lead to a little surprise nine-months later.

WRVO's Jasmyn belcher spoke with Lori Greeney...the Clinical Nursing Manager for Maternity at Oswego Hospital about the correlation between pregnancies and bad weather.

11:42am

Fri February 16, 2007
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New York State Army National Guard in Oswego County

Oswego, New York – Oswego County is getting help digging out of the seven to twelve feet of snow that has fallen on parts of the area. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher prepared this report.

3:50am

Thu February 15, 2007
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Iraq War Resolution

Utica, NY – New York's newest member of Congress, 24th District Representative Michael Arcuri is speaking out against President Bush's troop surge in Iraq.
The House democrat spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

3:37am

Thu February 15, 2007
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City-County Agreement on Onondaga Lake

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11:33am

Tue February 13, 2007
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Human Papilloma Virus vaccine

Oswego, New York – Health Officials say the Human Papilloma Virus also known as H-P-V is a sexually transmitted disease that causes 70-percent of cervical cancers.

Recently the H-P-V vaccination has been made mandatory for schoolgirls in Texas. More than a dozen other states are considering similar legislation including New York. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with New York Democratic Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Westchester County. She says the vaccine should be available.

12:25am

Tue February 13, 2007
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Gay marriage rights

Oswego New York – A marriasge rights advocacy group is calling on New Yorkers to help win the battle for same sex marriage recognition.

9:24am

Mon February 12, 2007
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Lake effect snow squalls in Oswego County are quieting down

Oswego, New York – Artic lake effect snow squalls that have hammered Oswego County for over a week are easing their grip on the area. WRVO's Richard Annal spoke with some city of Oswego residents about how they weathered the storm

3:38am

Fri February 9, 2007
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Record amounts of snow hit Oswego County

Oswego New York – Oswego County is getting a break from lake effect snow. WRVO's Richard Annal spoke with some resident about dealing with the snow.

5:08am

Thu February 8, 2007

Legislature picks new comptroller

Oswego. – The New York State Legislature has picked one of their own to replace disgraced former comptroller Alan Hevesi...despite the wishes of Govenor Eliot Spitzer

2:37am

Thu February 8, 2007
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Legislature picks new comptroller

Oswego. – The New York State Legislature has picked one of their own to replace disgraced former comptroller Alan Hevesi...despite the wishes of Govenor Eliot Spitzer

2:31am

Thu February 8, 2007
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Legislature picks new comptroller

Oswego. – The New York State Legislature has picked one of their own to replace disgraced former comptroller Alan Hevesi...despite the wishes of Govenor Eliot Spitzer

2:31am

Thu February 8, 2007
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Legislature picks new comptroller

Oswego. – The New York State Legislature has picked one of their own to replace disgraced former comptroller Alan Hevesi...despite the wishes of Govenor Eliot Spitzer

12:01am

Thu February 8, 2007
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not for profit oppose berger commission findings

Oswego, NY – A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION IS OPPOSING THE HEALTH CARE BUDGET PROPOSED BY BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICIALS. WRVO'S JASMYN BELCHER HAS MORE...

11:14am

Wed February 7, 2007
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Composing for "Lost in a Viral Paradise"

Oswego, NY – Students at the State University College at Oswego are continuing their creative journey toward producing an original, abstract theater production called, "Lost in a Viral Paradise". In recent months we've heard from some of the members of the group who are being assisted by creative visionaries from the Squonk Opera, based in Pennsylvania. WRVO's Mark Lavonier met with the lead composer of the play, and delivers this latest installment.

6:43am

Tue February 6, 2007
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Squonk Opera at SUNY Oswego

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4:13am

Wed January 31, 2007
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Praise for Governor Spitzer's Education Proposals

Oswego, NY – Education advocates are pleased with Governor Spitzer's approach to education.
Some are calling it "historic" and others say it sets New York in the right direction.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to New York State United Teachers President Richard Iannuzzi and State School Boards Association President Tim Kremer about the governor's plan.

10:13am

Mon January 29, 2007
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Judical Abuses and Errors

Syracuse, NY – The Chairman of the State Senate Judiciary Committee wants to "weed out" local town and village judges whose behavior on the bench is questionable.
Senator John Defrancisco of Syracuse is holding a public hearing to review possible reforms. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

9:01am

Tue January 23, 2007
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State of the Union Preview

Oswego, NY – The State of the Union coverage from NPR can be heard this evening on the WRVO Stations along with analysis and the Democratic Response. Here's NPR's Ron Elving with a preview...

4:37am

Thu January 11, 2007
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Promising year ahead for education in New York State

Oswego. NY – 2007 could be a banner year for education in New York State.
New York's new Governor Eliot Spitzer set the tone in his state of the state message last week.
The President of New York State United Teachers Agrees. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Richard Iannuzzi about the year ahead.

3:02am

Wed January 10, 2007
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Onondaga 19 Law

Syracuse, NY – It's back to the drawing board in Onondaga County for a local law that would have raised the age to purchase cigarettes to 19.
Members of the county legislature met today to consider changes in the law but the session ended in disagreement.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to legislator Bob Warner -- a co-sponsor of the so-called "Onondaga 19 " law.

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