5:17pm

Fri December 31, 2010
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Teacher Prep: Degree Of Improvement

Oswego, NY – Of every 100 ninth-graders in New York State, only 57 graduate high school. And of those, just 19 go on to earn an associates degree within three years, or a bachelor's degree within six years.

So the State University of New York is pitching its plan to help keep students in school and prepare them for college.

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5:13pm

Thu December 30, 2010
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Hannibal "Militia" Considers What's in a Name

Oswego, NY – "There's probably more grandmas involved in our group than anyone else," says Jon Alvarez, a Hannibal farmer and real estate broker who is also an Iraq war veteran.

Alvarez says he started up a group of concerned citizens to help counter crime and learn how to respond in the event of a major emergency.

He says the town has an emergency response plan but nobody seems to have read it.

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1:40pm

Thu December 30, 2010
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Buerkle Looking Forward to Freshman Year In Congress

Syracuse, NY – Ann Marie Buerkle has had a big year in 2010. She's gone from being a long shot candidate to being the Congresswoman-elect in New York's 25th Congressional District.

The Tea Party-backed Buerkle is one member of a new class of congressional representatives touting fiscal conservatism and a goal of reforming Washington.

She says she's proud to be a member of the new class.

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2:34pm

Tue December 28, 2010
Water Drops

Waterdrops, a celebration of the wonder of water. This week, Resource Buffers

Oswego, NY – Waterdrops, a celebration of the wonder of water. This week, Resource Buffers

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9:46am

Tue December 28, 2010
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Owens Expects 23rd District Expansion

Oswego, NY – Bill Owens' 23rd Congressional District stretches from Oswego County north to Saint Lawrence County, and all the way east to Plattsburgh. It's already the largest district in New York State, in terms of geographical mass, but Owens says it could get even bigger as a result of the state's redistricting process.

"If you look at the [2010] census data," he says, "it would appear that we're going to have districts that are roughly 711,000 people."

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4:39pm

Mon December 27, 2010
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Afternoon Newscast 12/27

Oswego, NY – SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher plans to roll out a number of reforms in 2011. That story and more in today's newscast.

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11:14am

Mon December 27, 2010
Features

A Central New York Musical Christmas

Oswego, NY –

WRVO's Dave Bullard hosts this two hour holiday music special, featuring music from Central New York musicians.

In the first hour, longtime radio host "Big Mike" Fiss plays his top 10 local Christmas songs of all time, taken from his collection of more than 300 holiday songs by local performers and bands.

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10:44am

Mon December 27, 2010
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Motorists Must Move Over As Of Jan. 1.

Oswego, NY – When you see lights flashing on the side of the highway, it's not only a good idea to move into the opposite lane. As of the New Year, it will also be the law in New York State.

Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh explains why he supported the "Ambrose-Searles Move Over Act."

"It is named after Trooper Ambrose and Deputy Glenn Searles who were both killed on roadside accidents on interstates," Walsh says.

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9:41am

Mon December 27, 2010
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Un-leashing SUNY's Power in 2011?

Oswego, NY – "The Power of SUNY."

"We can and should be an economic engine, if not the economic engine for New York," says Chancellor Nancy Zimpher.

Zimpher says each year, the SUNY system creates hundreds of thousands of talented graduates, creating jobs and attracting more than a billion of dollars in federal funds.

Zimpher says Albany needs to relinquish some power to give SUNY campuses the autonomy they need to drive innovation and job-creation in their communities.

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7:58am

Mon December 27, 2010

The morning weather forecast for December 27

WRVO – The Monday morning weather forecast from Josh Nichols.

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