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Dec 5, 2012
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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Dec 3, 2012
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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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Nov 26, 2012
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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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Nov 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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Nov 20, 2012
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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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Nov 16, 2012
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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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Nov 15, 2012
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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Nov 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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Nov 2, 2012
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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Nov 1, 2012
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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Oct 24, 2012
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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Oct 23, 2012
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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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Oct 22, 2012
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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Oct 17, 2012
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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Oct 16, 2012
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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Oct 15, 2012
Lake Effects Photography / flickr

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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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Oct 12, 2012
Ellen Abbott / WRVO/file photo

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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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Oct 11, 2012
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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