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Oct 25, 2012

Here's a round up of regional news from WRVO:

Town officials and hundreds of community members from Jefferson county turned out for a meeting last night in Cape Vincent to give energy company BP a clear signal that a wind farm isn't welcome.

First televised debate with all three 24th district candidates offers three distinct choices for voters.

Officials say a $37 million grant from the Federal Department of Energy will help upgrade the state's electricity grid and help fund a $75 million "smart grid" initiative to improve the efficiency of New York's electricity delivery system.

New York state overhauls information technology services in effort to improve efficiency of electronic governance.

The New York State Unified Court System has published an online voter guide with information about candidates for judgeships that include occupation, education, professional history and a short personal statement.

Cuomo holds Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit at the state Capitol.Kids study water levels' effects on invasive species at Eel Bay.

Officials are warning motorists to watch out for deer on the roads as the mating season heats up in New York state.

 IBM announces winners of Watson computer competition.

Comptroller DiNapoli says the state is spending about $12 billion a year to deal with obesity. He says parents, schools, community groups and government officials have to address obesity in children to avoid the much higher costs of adult obesity.

In the works: Coverage of Owens/Doheny and Hanna/Lamb debates.

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