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12:21pm

Wed December 5, 2012
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The Landmark Theatre opened in 1928, with seating for just under 3,000 people, as a silent movie theater. It was first known at Loew's State's Theatre.
Landmark Theatre

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New York state Senate forms unprecedented new governing coalition

What's Landmark Theatre's economic impact on Syracuse?

Governor Cuomo announces state will invest $50 million in private company, adding jobs to Buffalo

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10:59am

Mon December 3, 2012
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Participants pitch their ideas for startups with the hope of gaining teammates at Startup Weekend.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

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Should the Thruway Authority merge with transportation department?

DEC says no fracking decision before health review is done.

Most NY state inmates lack a high school diploma, budget constrains prisoner education programs

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10:59am

Wed November 28, 2012
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Cuomo made his sixth tour of New York's regions to monitor the progress of projects funded through the Regional Economic Development Councils.
Kate O'Connell WXXI

12:06pm

Mon November 26, 2012
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Onondaga Lake vistor center
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New Onondaga Lake visitor's center gives new view

DEC says discussion about pollution on Watertown's north side to continue

Over 5,000 new government jobs for New Yorkers cleaning up after Sandy

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9:11am

Fri November 23, 2012
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10:47am

Wed November 21, 2012
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Cuomo says fracking health study will not be done by deadline

Jobless rate in NY slightly higher than one year ago

More people traveling this Thanksgiving

Cuomo says Thruway Authority needs to "get creative" to avoid raising tolls for trucks

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11:47am

Tue November 20, 2012
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Advocates rally at the state Capitol against hunger and for a minimum wage hike
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Advocates urge minimum wage hike

Syracuse enters "international village" idea in Bloomberg competition

Syracuse-area brothers to stand trial in April for stealing winning lottery ticket

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11:14am

Fri November 16, 2012
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Onondaga County consideres a smoking ban in parks and near county facilities.
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Onondaga County considers smoking ban in parks.

Health officials now say fracking health review is nearly done.

New York state’s unemployment rate drops after nearly 6,000 private sector jobs were added in October.

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9:56am

Thu November 15, 2012
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Tennessee Wesleyan College

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Progress slow on health review of hydrofracking

Syracuse land bank to send first foreclosure notices Monday

New York state's plan to use a Canadian company to produce driver's licenses with black-and-white images is under fire, because it will cost more money

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10:59am

Wed November 14, 2012
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A rendering of the housing project, called Otisca Commons, to be built at the old Ryan Brewery site.
Housing Visions

2:57pm

Tue November 13, 2012
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Cuomo asks for $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after Sandy

Fitzpatrick nuclear plant remains off-line

Groups hope for post-election focus on the environment

Cancer groups present five-year plan to battle disease for state budget consideration

Schumer: compromise is key to avoiding fiscal cliff

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12:26pm

Mon November 12, 2012
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Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-Onondaga Hill) gave a brief concession speech Friday afternoon.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

9:51am

Thu November 8, 2012

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11:29am

Mon November 5, 2012
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State Sen. John DeFrancisco in his Syracuse office.
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

11:17am

Fri November 2, 2012
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There are more than 100,000 Medicare and Social Security recipients in the 24th congressional district. Many are worried about potential cuts in the entitlement programs that mostly affect senior citizens.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

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Poll conducted by the AARP reveals area seniors are worried about entitlement cuts.

24th congressional district Democrat Dan Maffei received the support of President Barack Obama in his race against incumbent Republican Representative Ann Marie Buerkle and Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum.

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1:13pm

Thu November 1, 2012
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Ann Marie Buerkle at a rally in September.
Ann Marie Buerkle for Congress buerkleforcongress.com

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Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district

Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad

Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday

The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei

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10:49am

Wed October 31, 2012

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Thu October 25, 2012

12:01pm

Wed October 24, 2012
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Ellen Abbott WRVO

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BP meets with towns of Cape Vincent & Lyme about wind power project

New York's top court upholds 2011 legal same-sex marriage law

New York state troopers receiving special training in responding to crashes with electric vehicles

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3:11pm

Tue October 23, 2012
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The Common Council's finance committee asked for answers about how the city pays the employees who are on SURA's payroll in a meeting on Monday.
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Canonization of Marianne Cope brings changes to Syracuse motherhouse

Cuomo to start campaigning on behalf of other candidates

New bridge to provide year-round access to Montezuma Wildlife Management area

Former Governor Eliot Spitzer talks politics in Albany

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11:00am

Mon October 22, 2012
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Former President Clinton gives Maffei supporters talking points for the campaign.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

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A return to normal winter weather means New Yorkers can expect to see a rise in their heating bills.

A Federal Appeals Court in Manhattan has rejected claims by the Onondaga Nation that it is entitled to land stretching from the Canadian border, through Syracuse, to the Pennsylvania border.

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2:17pm

Fri October 19, 2012
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Syracuse airport renovations hit half-way point
Durrie Lawrence WRVO

11:30am

Thu October 18, 2012
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A new courtyard sporting a pond, stream, rocks and rotting logs will serve as a living lab for students at PS197 in Buffalo.
Daniel Robison WBFO

12:46pm

Wed October 17, 2012
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Congressional candidate Dan Maffei speaks about fracking
Ellen Abbott WRVO

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Cuomo attends presidential debate on Long Island

Republican Ann Marie Buerkle and Democrat Dan Maffei combine to collect $2.75 million in campaign funds

Maffei says fracking should be regulated by federal government

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3:57pm

Tue October 16, 2012
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Karen DeWitt WRVO

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Central New Yorkers travel to Vatican for canonization

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand raises $1.4 million in campaign cash in the last quarter

Pro-frackers rally at the state Capitol

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12:48pm

Mon October 15, 2012
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New designer drug makes an appearance in upstate New York

Supporters of natural gas drilling in New York rally at the state Capitol

Parent activists criticize New York State participation in multi-state student database, The Shared Learning Collaborative

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4:10pm

Fri October 12, 2012
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Ellen Abbott WRVO

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Onondaga Nation looks to court for acknowledgement

Congressional candidates Ann Marie Buerkle and Ursula Rozum hold first of four town halls without Dan Maffei

GOP Senate candidate urges action on fracking

U.S. Forest Service awards $3 million grant to improve forest cover in Great Lakes region

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3:52pm

Thu October 11, 2012
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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer endorsed Dan Maffei on Wednesday.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

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A western New York photonics manufacturing company has received a grant to develop a hand-held camera that captures images of the back of the eye

Dan Maffei’s new controversial campaign ad criticizes Representative Buerkle’s record on rape and abortion. Buerkle says Maffei has distorted her position on rape and his ad is personally offensive

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