Oswego, NY – Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner reflects on how she has done so far; what she has been surprised to encounter in her new role; what local government can do for its citizens; and specific issues such as the Say Yes to Education program, the crumbling building and the closing of I-81, and the governance structure for local education.
Oswego, NY – In this week's Campbell Conversation, Grant Reeher speaks with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner about her first 100 days in office. We'll speak with WRVO's Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt on the week's news in Albany. Also in this week's program, could air pollution be the reason bees and butterflies are dying off? That and much more on WRVO's Weekly Edition.
Salamanca, NY – While boxing, wrestling and martial arts competitions are legal in New York State, mixing the sports together is not.
Governor David Paterson wants to legalize mixed martial arts fights to tax the tickets and raise money for the state. This isn't sitting well with some doctors groups and lawmakers who call the sport primitive and dangerous.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher looked into the sport, to find out why this type of fighting has state leaders in conflict.
Oswego, NY – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood spoke very highly about New York State's chances for receiving a portion of the next round of high speed rail stimulus funding WRVO's Ryan Morden reports: