Oswego, NY – Tougher new legislation passed by the New York State Senate allows police to pull you over if they suspect you of texting while driving. As WRVO's Joyce Gramza reports, the strengthened law could have helped police to charge a Baldwinsville school bus driver.
The New York State chapter of AAA, which has lobbied for the bill, says texting makes drivers six times more likely to crash.
Hamilton, NY – Research by a team of students at Hamilton College in Clinton shows that the people who offer their opinions on the nation's top op/ed pages and on TV talk shows predict what will happen next only about half of the time.
Some pundits, like the New York Times' economist Paul Krugman, are nearly always right. Some, like conservative social critic Cal Thomas, are usually wrong.
Overall, said the lead researcher, "it's a coin flip".
Oswego, NY – 2010 was a good year for the number one tourist attraction in Oswego County-- fishing. That's one finding of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's 2010 report on the Lake Ontario fishery.
As WRVO's Joyce Gramza reports, the county netted more anglers and the anglers caught a whole lot more steelheads, but fewer salmon, than in years past.