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2:33pm

Thu June 2, 2005
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The NYS Bar Association Gets New President

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Vincent Buzard, the new presidents of the New York State Bar Association.

11:03am

Wed June 1, 2005
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Little League Games end due to street violence

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4:25pm

Thu May 26, 2005
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Congressman Sherwood Boehlert Supports Stem Cell Research

Oswego, NY – Congressman Sherwood Boehlert has broken with his fellow Republicans and is supporting embryonic stem cell research.

Boehlert, a moderate Republican who chairs the House Science Committee, spoke about the issue with WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen.

11:49am

Wed May 25, 2005
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Interview with Novelist Tim Green

Oswego, NY – In his newest thriller, best-selling author, NPR commentator, and former NFL star Tim Green has created a modern re-telling of a classic tale of revenge. WRVO's Kate Percival had the opportunity to speak with the Central New Yorker about his latest book, "Exact Revenge."

(Published by Warner Books.)

10:25am

Tue May 17, 2005
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NYS Bird Habitats

Oswego, NY – Central New York is home to a number of important bird habitats. That's according to a new report released by the National Audobon Society.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen spoke to the Executive Director of Audobon New York, David Miller, about the report titled "Important Bird Areas of New York."

8:20am

Fri May 13, 2005
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New York School Spending Plan Up for a Vote.

Oswego, NY – Residents across New York will decide the outcome of public school budgets in local voting on Tuesday, May 17.
Spending on average will increase about seven-point-five percent if approved. That's more than twice the rate of inflation.
Tim Kremer, the Executive Director of The New York State School Boards Association, says the increase in spending is justified as he explained to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

9:36am

Thu May 12, 2005
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Saving Seneca County's White Deer Herd

Romulus, NY – A conservation group wants to save the white deer at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus. The unique deer have been fenced in for decades and redevelopment of the old army facility threatens the future of the herd which is estimated to number in the hundreds.
Dennis Money is chair of Seneca White Deer Inc. He explained the origin of the depot's white deer population to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

2:53pm

Wed May 11, 2005
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Job Outlook Good For 2005 College Grads

Oswego, NY – It's graduation time for college students across the country. It's a time of celebration, but also of anxiety. Many students are now feeling the pressure to find a job.

A number of reports find that college graduates have a good chance of finding employment in their field of study this year.

WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Michael Cahill, the director of Syracuse University's Center for Career Services, about how students at his school are faring in the "real world."

6:32am

Wed May 4, 2005
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Cyber Crime Summit

Syracuse, NY – Computer experts and others gather in Syracuse to examine ways to protect children against cyber crime. The event co-sponsor is the Syracuse-based Jenna Foundation for non-violence. Foundation director Janice Greishaber spoke with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

12:33pm

Thu April 28, 2005
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A Poetic Pavillion

Syracuse, NY – There are many poets in Central New York who consider their craft to be a year-round experience. With the celebration of "National Poetry Month" coming to a close, we bring you a reminder of the community spirit and passion of the art that takes place every week - at Syracuse's Coffee Pavillion restaurant. WRVO's Mark Lavonier visited an 'Open Mic' performance, and spoke with host Jane Cassady about her experiences in the poetic scene in Central New York.

7:47am

Thu April 14, 2005
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Dying to Be Beautiful

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10:45am

Wed April 13, 2005
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CNY Refugee Series, Part 3

Syracuse, NY – Today we end our three-part series on refugees in Central New York with the story of Adisa Pot. She's a Bosnian woman who came to Syracuse eight years ago. WRVO's Skye Rohde reports.

10:42am

Tue April 12, 2005
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CNY Refugee Series, Part 2

Utica, NY – Today we continue our three-part series on refugees in Central New York with the story of Daniel Hne. He's a Liberian man who came to Utica last May. The city has become a common destination for refugees. WRVO's Skye Rohde has this report.

10:38am

Mon April 11, 2005
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CNY Refugee Series, Part 1

Syracuse, NY – Central New York has a rich history of refugee resettlement. In the early 20th century, Eastern Europeans came to cities like Syracuse and Utica. Today, the patterns of immigration have shifted dramatically. In the first piece of a three-part series, WRVO's Skye Rohde reports on the region's new arrivals.

8:09am

Fri April 8, 2005
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Holocaust Remembrance

Oswego, NY – 60 years ago, Walter Greenberg was a young boy whose escape from Nazi Europe took him to a refugee camp at Fort Ontario in Oswego, NY. His journey and that of just a few hundred others, later became known as the Safe Haven Story.
Now 72, the Rockland County, NY resident is back in Central New York for Holocaust Remembrance ceremonies at Syracuse's Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He spoke with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

10:14am

Thu April 7, 2005
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Images of Iraq - Feature Interview

Syracuse, NY – Photojournalist Matt Moyer saw the freedom granted to the Iraqi people with the fall of Baghdad to U-S troops in April 2003. His photographs were featured in National Geographic's June 2004 magazine.
The LaFayette, NY native was back in Central New York to speak about his photos at Onondaga Community College. Mr. Moyer's exhibit "Images of Iraq" will be on display at OCC's Ann Felton Multi-cultural Center galley through April 27.

1:29pm

Wed April 6, 2005
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Feature Interview with W-L Swarts

Oswego, NY – A north country Congressman has a challenger, even though the next election is 19 months away.
Twenty-eight year-old novelist and substitute teacher W-L Swarts is mounting a campaign to unseat republican John McHugh, who's been in office since 1992.
The independent candidate is from Oneida County. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski asked Swarts about his candidacy.

11:41am

Tue April 5, 2005
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Onondaga Nation Responds to Land Claim Criticism

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Onondaga Nation general counsel, Joe Heath, about the tribe's land action.

11:25am

Mon April 4, 2005
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Feature Interview : Social Security

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks to AARP volunteer Steve Whisenand about privatizing social security.

11:07am

Mon April 4, 2005
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St. Jude's Gospel

Oswego, NY – A former Pulaski resident has written a new book, and Central New York plays a supporting role in it. John Howell is author of "St. Jude's Gospel." He told WRVO's Skye Rohde that it's a story about underdogs overcoming the odds, faith rising from cynicism and the awakening of love.

10:48am

Fri April 1, 2005
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U-S Supreme Court Rules Against Oneida Indian Nation of New York

Oswego, NY – The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Oneida Indian Nation of New York owes property taxes to the City of Sherrill. The ruling could affect future native land claim cases and existing native casinos.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke with New York State Assemblyman David Townsend, a loongtime critic of the Oneida's business practices, about the ruling.

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10:28am

Fri April 1, 2005
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U-C-E Responds to Onondaga Nation Land Rights Action

Syracuse, NY – An outspoken Indian land claim opponent is speaking out against the Onondaga Nation's land rights lawsuit filed in early March in Syracuse NY. The President of Upstate Citizens for Equality talked about the land claim with WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen.

6:53pm

Fri March 25, 2005
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Oswego Film Group

Oswego, NY – There's a new venue in Central New York for alternative and foreign films. The Oswego Film Group will screen the movie "Hotel Rwanda" next Wednesday night at the Oswego Cinema. The group's founder, Jon Peck, told WRVO's Skye Rohde he wants to develop a forum for film buffs to watch and discuss acclaimed movies from all genres.

3:58pm

Thu March 10, 2005
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"There Was A Zeppelin" feature interview

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12:04pm

Thu March 10, 2005
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New York Teachers fight childhood obesity

Oswego, NY – The New York state's largest teachers union has launched an anti-obesity program for school children. A pilot program introduced by the New York United Teachers is aimed at encoouraging students to develop good eating habits.
The teachers' union's Richard Ianuzzi spoke with WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.

11:00am

Thu March 3, 2005
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New York State under funds Public Higher Education

Oswego, NY – Professional groups representing colleges and faculty members have issued a white paper that examines higher education in New York.
The groups, lead by the New York State Public Higher Education Conference Board, found that New York is failing to adequately support public higher education. The Conference Board is co-chaired by former State Comptroller H. Carl McCall.

10:48am

Thu March 3, 2005
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New York's defunct Death Penalty Law under review

Oswego, NY – The Republican-controlled New York State Senate plans on a vote to bring back the state's flawed death penalty law.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen spoke with Onondaga County District Attorney, an outspoken proponent of reinstating New York's death penalty law.

8:49am

Thu March 3, 2005
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Celebrating Adirondack Women

Red Creek, NY – A local folksinger is working to highlight the lives of women in the Adirondacks from the 1800s to the present day. Peggy Lynn is visiting schools and libraries across central and northern New York to entertain students while educating them about some of the women who have helped shape Adirondack history. WRVO's Skye Rohde has this report.

4:24pm

Wed March 2, 2005
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D.A. William Fitzpatrick Speaks Out on Death Penalty

Oswego, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick about the future of NY's death penalty statute.

12:08pm

Tue March 1, 2005
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Group issues call for Embryonic Stem Cell Research in New York

Oswego, NY – Advocates for embryonic stem cell research meet with NY legislators to discuss lifting the current state ban on that practice. One of those testifying before state lawmakers will be Robin Eliot - the chair of a group called "New Yorkers for the Advancement of Medical Research. He spoke with WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen.

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