10:13am

Wed January 25, 2012

10:09am

Wed January 25, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 25th, 2012

Ski area forecast for January 25th provided by Ski Areas of New York

10:00am

Wed January 25, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#494: Western - Fort Laramie "Still Waters" 10/14/56, Cisco Kid "The Black Kerchief" 3/5/48

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

9:51am

Wed January 25, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Shortage Of Research On When There's Too Much Health Care

There's little doubt that the U.S. wastes a lot of money on unnecessary health care. But pinning down the worst offenders isn't easy, as a fresh analysis of the scientific literature finds.

Published research on overuse is in pretty short supply, so rooting out waste by looking at the existing studies can be a little like limiting your late-night search for lost car keys to the spots right under streetlights.

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9:28am

Wed January 25, 2012
The Two-Way

Egyptians Take To The Streets To Mark First Anniversary Of Revolution

Originally published on Wed January 25, 2012 12:01 pm

Egyptians wear face paint in the colors of the national flag in Tahrir Square as thousands gather to mark the one year anniversary of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo.
Muhammed Muheisen AP

It was a year ago today that Egyptians started a revolt that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak. Marking the day, tens of thousands of people took to the streets both in celebration and in protest of the military rulers that took Mubarak's place.

Reporting from Cairo, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson sent this report to our Newscast unit:

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8:50am

Wed January 25, 2012
The Two-Way

Google's New Privacy Policy Will Allow Tracking Across Services

Yesterday afternoon Google announced it was making sweeping changes to its privacy policy beginning March 1. Users can't opt out, so Google is beginning to send notice to its users via email and even on its homepage.

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8:23am

Wed January 25, 2012
Regional Coverage

Not for profit organizations call for privatization of services

As New York State tries to dig out of a two million dollar deficit, ARISE Executive Director Tom McKown has an idea.  Privatize many of the services currently done by government workers.  He says groups like ARISE, which serves the disabled population in Central New York, and other non-profits can fill the gap if government went out of business.

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8:03am

Wed January 25, 2012
Regional Coverage

Economists predict modest growth for Central New York in 2012

Look for more steady modest growth in the Central New York economy in the coming year.  According to numbers crunched by CenterState C-E-O,  2011 was a reasonably strong year for local businesses, with the economy growing slightly faster than the national average.  The downside though was that the number of jobs created  still lagged when compared to the national economy. Gary Keith, Regional economist for M&T Bank, thinks that could change this year.

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7:46am

Wed January 25, 2012
Politics and Government

N.Y. Mayors testify in front of Legislative Budget Committee

Mayors from across the state came to the Capitol to testify to a joint legislative fiscal committee on Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget. While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg went out of his way to offer support to the governor and for his budget plan, Mayors of upstate cities begged for a bail out. 

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7:42am

Wed January 25, 2012
The Two-Way

Marine Accused In Killing Of 24 Iraqis In Haditha Will Serve No Jail Time

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich (R) walking into court with his defense attorney Neal Puckette for opening statements in the Haditha murders trial at Camp Pendleton on Jan. 9.
Sandy Huffaker AFP/Getty Images

Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich, who pleaded guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the killing of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Haditha, apologized during his sentencing hearing yesterday.

The AP reports:

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