Syracuse, NY – The U.S. Department of Commerce wants manufacturers in Central New York to increase exports abroad. That's part of President Barack Obama's goal to double exports in the next five years.
One of the ways the president is helping meet those export goals is by sending commerce department officials all over the country to spread the gospel of what the department can do to help small and mid-size manufacturers.
Oswego, NY – It's not something you see every day in a big city: chicken farms. It's happening more than you think, and we'll visit one. The Campbell Conversations continues from London this week. We'll hear from a cultural historian and classical music writer and presenter. State lawmakers aren't in Albany this week, but that didn't stop Governor Paterson from delivering nearly 7000 vetoes. And we'll visit a summer camp's 20 year reunion. These stories and more on Weekly Edition.
SYRACUSE, NY – Syracuse Police completed the third phase of a three-part crackdown with the arrest of more than 300 people with outstanding warrants.
The effort, called Operation Rolling Thunder, came after the department and the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department rolled out a joint, searchable database of outstanding warrants on their websites, and after a limited amnesty program convinced 307 people to turn themselves in in exchange for potentially lighter treatment.
Oswego, NY – Roger Hardy has spent the last 24 years as a Middle East and Islamic Affairs analyst with the BBC World Service. He's also been a visiting fellow at Princeton University, and this fall will be a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C.