7:43pm

Wed May 12, 2010
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Judge blocks Paterson Furlough Order

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12:50pm

Wed May 12, 2010
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State and Teacher Unions Agree on New Teacher Evaluations

Albany, NY – The State Education Commissioner has teamed up with the teachers unions to come up with a teacher evaluation system that Commissioner David Steiner says could improve New York's chances of winning federal Race to the Top money.

WRVO's capitol correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.


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11:38am

Wed May 12, 2010
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Court OKs Cayuga Tribe's Cigarette Sales

Oswego, NY – The State Court of Appeals says the Cayuga Indian Nation can keep selling cigarettes tax free to other Cayuga members at its stores in Seneca and Cayuga Counties.

The court was divided on the issue, voting 4 to 3 in a decision released Tuesday.

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11:29am

Wed May 12, 2010
Newscast

WRVO's Regional Morning Newscast for May 12, 2010

Oswego, NY – Lt. Gov. Ravitch says if the courts reject the furlough plan, layoffs may be in order. The state's top court says the Cayuga Indian Nation can sell cigarettes tax free. These stories and more on the morning podcast.

11:24am

Wed May 12, 2010
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Anti-Smoking Advocates: Budget Cuts Equal More Smokers, Higher Health Costs

Oswego, NY – Healthcare advocates say cuts to the state's anti-smoking program could lead to increased healthcare spending.

Over the last 3 years, the American Cancer Society says funding for New York State's anti-smoking program has been cut from around $85 million down to about $55 million.

That's about one-third of its budget. They say that's causing an increase in the state's smoking rate over that time.

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6:35am

Wed May 12, 2010

WRVO's Regional AM Weather Forecast for May 12, 2010

Oswego, NY – Today's Weather: Rain early on. Chilly. High of 50.

3:46pm

Tue May 11, 2010
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Filmmaker Katja Esson in conversation - part 1.

Oswego, NY – Dr. Jessica Hester speaks with documentary filmmaker Katja Esson. A native of Germany, Katja talks about the making of her film, "Poetry of Resilience," which profiles six poets who have come to America as refugees, including Li-Young Lee, Majid Nafici, Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, and Alexandre Kimenyi.

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12:20pm

Tue May 11, 2010

11:52am

Tue May 11, 2010
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Alcohol to be Served at Turning Stone

Oswego, NY – The Oneida Indian Nation is moving forward with a new alcohol policy at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona. WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher has more.

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7:46am

Mon May 10, 2010
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Leg. Plans to Vote on Furloughs for State Workers Today

Albany, NY – New York State employees are preparing for one day a week at home,
and a 20% pay reduction, now that Governor David Paterson has
confirmed that he will include one day a week furloughs in the
emergency spending plan that he will ask the legislature to vote on
May 10th.

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