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10:39am

Fri March 3, 2006
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Eliot Spitzer Interview

Oswego, NY – New York State Attorney General and front-runner for Governor Eliot Spitzer spoke on WRVO's Morning Edition about his plan to revive the Upstate NY economy. He also answered a question about reinstating New York's death penalty in the wake of the death of two Upstate NY law enforcement agents.

11:06am

Wed March 1, 2006
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WRVO's Then & Now

Oswego, NY – WRVO Stations presents this edition of "Then & Now."

10:38am

Wed March 1, 2006
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Muslim Solidarity

Oswego, NY – A group of Central New York organizations is concerned about the treatment of local Muslims since the 9-11 attacks. They came together to form the "The Central New York Bill of Rights Defense Campaign" to show solidarity with local Muslims, Arabs and South Asians.
The American Friends Service Committee is one of the organizations. Area Director Chrissie Rizzo explains to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski how the group came about and its aim.

1:50am

Wed March 1, 2006
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"America's Sung Hero" Paul Robeson Special

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2:15am

Mon February 27, 2006
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Onondaga Indian Nation Lecture Series

Syracuse, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen reports on a lecture series that will explore the history of the Onondaga Nation as well as the tribe's land rights in the area.

10:15am

Fri February 24, 2006
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Slow Food Movement

Hubbardsville, NY – While the world watches the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, people may not be aware that the region is home to a growing movement aimed at protecting and preserving our food heritage.
20 years ago, Chef Carlo Petrini started what is know today as the "slow food movement" as a protest against a fast food restaurant opening.
Today, the movement has 83,000 members worldwide and a growng presence in Central New York. Freelancer David Hollis reports.

4:58am

Wed February 15, 2006
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"People's Map of Syracuse"

Syracuse, NY – Imagine having a map that will guide you to unique and often little known places worth visiting in Syracuse. Such a map will be available later this year. The "People's Map of Greater Syracuse" is the newest project being unertaken by the Syracuse Cultural Workers, which have a long history of community involvment. Proprietor Dik Cool speaks with WRVO's Mark Lavonier.

9:27am

Mon February 13, 2006
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Organic Farming and Good Writing: Scott Chaskey

Oswego, NY – Scott Chaskey believes good writing comes from the same places as good tomatoes or the best sweet corn: the soil of the organic farm he tends to on Long Island.
Chaskey is the manager of Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett and author of "This Common Ground: Seasons on an Organic Farm" published last year by Viking.
He says writing and farming are very similar as we hear in this report filed by David Hollis.

( David Hollis is a freelance reporter living in Hubbardsville, Madison County.

8:13am

Mon February 13, 2006
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Organic Farming and Writing

Oswego, NY – Organic farming isa small but growing segment of New York's multi-billion dollar agricultural economy. Several hundred organic farmers were in Syracuse recently for a conference including author and Long Island farmer Scott Chaskey. Freelance reporter David Hollis spoke with Chaskey about his book detailing a year in the life of an organic farm.

11:31am

Thu February 9, 2006
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Priest to Leave Church

Camillus, NY – A priest at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in Camillus is leaving over ideological differences.

8:50am

Thu February 9, 2006
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Farming and Writing: Scott Chaskey

Oswego, NY – Scott Chaskey believes good writing comes from the same places as good tomatoes or the best sweet corn: the soil of the organic farm he tends to on Long Island.
Chaskey is the manager of Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett and author of "This Common Ground: Seasons on an Organic Farm" published last year by Viking. He says writing and farming are very similar. Reporter David Hollis has more.

( David Hollis is a freelance reporter living in Hubbardsville, Madison County.

12:14am

Tue February 7, 2006
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Domestic Partner Funeral Rights

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7:37am

Wed February 1, 2006
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Guidelines for Lawyer Advertising

Oswego, NY – Over-the-top legal ads and aggressive marketing by some lawyers might become a thing of the past under new guidelines recommended by a New York State Bar Association task force. The "Bar" wants a special panel to review lawyer advertising to help protect the public.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski asked the President of the State Bar Association, Vincent Buzard, if had one particular T-V legal ad in mind.

4:05pm

Fri January 6, 2006
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"Youth Hot Button Issues" Poll

Oswego, NY – A new poll conducted by Hamilton College and Zogby International shows that American high school students are very conservative on some issues ... and very liberal on others.

WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen spoke to Hamilton College sociology professor Dennis Gilbert about the survey.

12:07pm

Thu January 5, 2006
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Education Advocates React to The State of the State Address

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen gets feedback on Governor Pataki's final State of the State message from the executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, Tim Kremer.

12:03pm

Thu January 5, 2006
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Governor Pataki's Last State of the State Message

Albany – Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports on the governor's address.

12:03pm

Mon January 2, 2006
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Syracuse Peace Council Encourages High School Students to Pursue Careers in Social Justice

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to the Peace Council's Jessica Maxwell about a grant it has received for it's "Nonviolent Futures Intiative."

12:00pm

Fri December 30, 2005
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Business Council of New York State Releases 2006 Legislative Agenda

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to the Business Council's Matthew McGuire about their 2006 legislative agenda.

8:35am

Thu December 29, 2005
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Revitalizating the Old Erie Canal

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3:48pm

Wed December 28, 2005
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Cayuga Nation Acquires a Homeland

Oswego, NY – For the first time in 200 years, the Cayuga nation has a homeland.

The tribe has purchased 70 acres in Union Springs.

WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen spoke to Cayuga Nation spokesman Karl Hill about the tribe "buying" a reservation.

3:40pm

Tue December 20, 2005
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NYC Transit Strike Could Have Upstate Implications

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to conservative New York Post columnist E.J. McMahon about the transit strike and possible implications for Upstate municipalities.

3:27pm

Wed December 14, 2005
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Author Explores How Military Families Are Coping With Long Deployments

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to Jessica Redmond, the author of "A Year of Absence : Six Women's Stories of Courage, Hope, and Love."

3:23pm

Tue December 13, 2005
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Former Green Party Activist Will Challenge Hillary Clinton

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen has a conversation with Steven Greenfield. A former Green Party activist who wants to run as "The Anti-War Democrat".

Incumbent Hillary Clinton already has the party's endorsement, so Greenfield is taking his message directly to party members.

11:36am

Tue December 13, 2005
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Prosecutor speaks out in favor of Capital Punishment

Syracuse, NY – The execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams in California provoked a debate over redemption and retribution. But a vocal proponent of the death penalty in New York says the outpouring of support for the convicted killer turned anti-gang advocate and childrens' book author is wrong. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick about the execution.

2:50pm

Mon December 12, 2005
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ESF Researchers Study Chronic Wasting Disease

Syracuse, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to ESF researcher Amy Dechen about her work trying to stop the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease by tracking white trail deer in the Mohawk Valley and Southern Tier.

3:10pm

Thu December 1, 2005
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"Crystal Crazy"

Marcellus, NY – A Central New York physician has just published her first novel, "Crystal Crazy". An exploration into the trust some put in homeopathic remedies, and what could happen when administered by the wrong people. WRVO's Mark Lavonier spoke with author Eva Briggs to learn more.

12:37pm

Thu December 1, 2005
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CNY Marks World AIDS Day

Oswego, NY – December 1st is World AIDS Day.

WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen talks to AIDS Community Resources executive director Micheal Crinnin about the face of HIV/AIDS in Central New York.

2:00pm

Tue November 29, 2005
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New York State Assembly GOP Leader Named.

Oswego, NY – The new leader of republicans in the State Assembly is promising to give his conference a stronger voice in the legislative process.
The 45 member G-O-P conference on Tuesday officially named Schenectady-area Assemblyman James Tedisco Minority Leader.
Tedisco explains his priorities to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

10:34am

Wed November 23, 2005
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S.U. Professor Writes About the GI Bill and "The Greatest Generation"

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to Suzanne Mettler, a professor at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs about her new book "Soldiers to Citizens: The GI Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation."

10:30am

Tue November 22, 2005
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Farmers in NYS Ready for Biofuel Push

Oswego, NY – Governor Pataki has signed an executive order requiring state agencies to use more biofuel in their vehicles.

That means more work for local corn farmers.

It also means that work will have to move full speed ahead on two proposed biofuel refineries in Central New York.

WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen spoke to the New York State Farm Bureau's Peter Greg about how the agriculture industry is preparing for the biofuel revolution.

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