Tue September 19, 2006
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New York Apple Industry expects bumper crop

Oswego New York – A near-record apple crop is expected in New York this fall, but growers will likely have a difficult time getting the crop to market.
Stepped-up enforcement of immigration laws is making it harder than usual for growers to get enough migrant workers to bring in the harvest.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Jim Allen of the New York Apple Association about this year's crop and the worker shortage.


Fri September 15, 2006
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Young Drivers and the Tragic Consequences of Driving Fast

Oswego, NY – Young drivers and fast driving have long been a problem. Parents often fear the thought despite assurances from their teenage son or daughter that they will drive safely.
But two separate fatal accidents recently involving teen drivers occurred with the acknowledgement from their families that the two victims liked to drive fast. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski prepared this report.


Thu September 14, 2006
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Campaign Ad Troubles Candidate

Oswego, NY – A TV political ad in the 25th Congressional District race between incumbent Republican Jim Walsh and his Democratic challenger Dan Maffei is troubling the Walsh camp. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski reports.


Mon September 11, 2006
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No Surprises Expected in Today's New York State Primaries

Oswego, NY – A weekend poll conducted by the Qinnipiac Polling Institute shows that support remains very strong for Eliot Spitzer who is being challenged by Tom Souzzi for the democratic nod for Governor.
The closest race remains the democratic contest for State Attorney General.
WRV0's Chris Ulanowski asked Quinnipiac Pollster Maurice Carroll about the findings.


Fri September 8, 2006
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Nucelar Power Plant Safety Questioned

Oswego NY – Nuclear power opponents say the nation's nuclear reactors remain vulnerable to a possible terror attack.
They're embracing a proposal from Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey which would require that spent nuclear fuel be stored in hardened on-site storage containers.
Citizens Awareness Network spokesman Tim Judson spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski about the issue.

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Fri September 8, 2006
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Medicaid Fraud

Syracuse, NY – A NYS Assembly Task Force is holding roundtable seminars to look into ways to better crack down on medicaid waste, fraud and abuse.
Onondaga County Executive Nicholas Pirro says his county is already taking steps of its own. He explains to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.


Fri September 8, 2006
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Tasini says he's picking up support against Clinton in Senate Race

Oswego, NY – With recent polls indicating that he badly trails incumbent Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, anti-war candidate Jonathon Tasini is stepping up his efforts to win Tuesday's Demcoratic primary.
He tells WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen that his campaign has had an impact.


Wed September 6, 2006
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Back to School Pep Talk

Oswego, NY – The new school year is underway with new labor representation for New York public school teachers.
The National Education Association and New York United Teachers recently merged making it one of the largest public employees union in the state.
The National President of the N-E-A visited Ithaca to give a "back to school" pep talk. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke with the N-E-A's Reg Weaver.


Wed September 6, 2006
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Souzzi Remains Hopeful with One Week to Go.

Oswego, NY – Two of the three major party candidates for Governor in New York were in Buffalo for another debate. Front-runner Eliot Spitzer skipped the forum -- leaving the stage to rival Democrat Tom Souzzi and GOP candidate John Faso.
Despite his low polling standings and the lack of campaign money, Souzzi says he'll remain in the primary contest against Spitzer until the end. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.


Wed September 6, 2006
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Back to School for New York School Children

Oswego, NY – Public school kids in New York are headed back to class.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen checked in witih the President of the New York State School Boards Association, Tim Kremer, to find out what issues will be on administrators' minds this year. He says the health and wellness pf students is the biggest concern.