10:11am

Tue January 25, 2011
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Madison County, Oneida Nation Dispute Census Maps

WRVO – Madison County has been fighting the Oneida Indian nation for years over land claims and sovereignty issues.

The U.S. Supreme Court had been scheduled to hear a case questioning the county's ability to collect property taxes from the nation before it was sent back to an appellate court when the Oneidas dropped a sovereignty claim.

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4:43pm

Mon January 24, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 1/24/11

Oswego, NY – It may not be the best day to be out in the park, but outdoor-lovers urge us to remember the park system... and, can New York State de-cloud the e-cigarette debate? Those stories and weather in our newscast.

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4:25pm

Mon January 24, 2011
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Outdoor Groups: Don't Leave Parks Out In Cold

Oswego, NY – Robin Dropkin, executive director of Parks and Trails New York, says they fear more cuts and closings will be inevitable in Governor Andrew Cuomo's upcoming budget.

"We all know this is going to be an extremely tough budget year and reality says that all agencies are going to be cut and parks are not going to be excluded from that," Dropkin says.

But she contends that in the case of parks and historic sites, further cuts are not warranted and will only result in park closings.

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4:33pm

Fri January 21, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 1/21

Oswego, NY – New York State gets mixed reviews from a report on tobacco control. That story and more in today's newscast.

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3:46pm

Fri January 21, 2011
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Annual Tobacco Control Report Gives NY Mixed Reviews

Oswego, NY – The American Lung Association released its 9th annual State of Tobacco Control report earlier this week.

New York received a mixed review. The state received "A" grades for its smoking laws and high cigarette tax, but received failing grades for the amount of money it spends on tobacco prevention and healthcare coverage for cessation (or helping people quit smoking).

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4:52pm

Thu January 20, 2011
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Oaks Supports Bill Aimed At Preserving Lawmakers' Constituent Files

Oswego, NY – A new bill proposed by Long Island Republican Assemblyman Phil Boyle would make destroying or removing constituent files punishable by as much as one year in jail and a $25,000 fine.

Republican 128th District Assemblyman Bob Oaks says sometimes the exchange of power can be something less than smooth.

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4:32pm

Thu January 20, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 1/20

Oswego, NY – A Central New York lawmaker supports a proposal to make it a crime for lawmakers to destroy their constituent files. That story and more in today's newscast.

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4:27pm

Wed January 19, 2011
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Afternoon Newscast 1/19

Oswego, NY – SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher is outlining her plans for the state university system. That story and more in today's newscast.

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3:46pm

Wed January 19, 2011
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State of SUNY: Campus Competition For Funds

Oswego, NY –

"We will implement performance-based resource allocation."

Zimpher delivered that news in what's thought to be the first "State Of The University" address in New York history. The speech stressed Governor Andrew Cuomo's charge to SUNY to serve as the state's main engine of economic revitalization.

"Governor, SUNY is up to the challenge and we are well-positioned to answer your call," Zimpher said.

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1:25pm

Wed January 19, 2011
Water Drops

Waterdrops, a celebration of the wonder of water. This week, Geological survey

Oswego, NY – Waterdrops, a celebration of the wonder of water. This week, Geological survey

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