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11:23am

Fri September 29, 2006
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Development expert to host three public meetings in Herkimer County

Oswego – A community wide effort is underway in Herkimer County to map out its future. International economic and community development expert David Beurle of Australia will facilitate the public conservation.
Next week...three sessions titled " The Conventions for the Future" will be held where community members can share their ideas on making improvements.
WRVO'S Richard Annal spoke to him about the Herkimer conventions.

9:54am

Fri September 29, 2006
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Ethanol gives boost to NY Corn Industry

Oswego, NY –
Three Ethanol production facilities will soon be on line in New York signaling the beginning of a thriving renewable energy industry. It's hoped that it will also bring about an increase in corn production.
WRVO's Richard Annal reports.

2:08am

Wed September 27, 2006
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Holocaust Testimonies Project

Hamilton, NY – Geoffrey Hartman is the Sterling Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Senior Research Scholar at Yale University.
He is also the co-founder of Yale's Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies and the project's current director.
He's visiting Colgate University. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke him.

3:31am

Thu September 21, 2006
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Howie Hawkins is the Green Party Candidate for U-S Senate in New York

Oswego, NY – Howie Hawkins is the Green Party candidate in New York's U-S Senate race this year.
Hawkins is seeking inclusion in any debate the two major party candidates hold.

2:07am

Thu September 21, 2006

10:09am

Wed September 20, 2006
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The Arts in Syracuse : The Third Thursday

Syracuse, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen speaks with Courtney Rile with the Delavan Art Gallery about "The Third Thursday" program.

2:46am

Wed September 20, 2006

9:56am

Tue September 19, 2006
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New York Apple Industry Booming

Oswego, NY – 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 to get enough migrant workers to bring in the harvest.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to Jim of the New York Apple Association about this year's crop and the worker shortage.

1:03am

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.

12:08am

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.

9:15am

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.

4:04am

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.

10:26am

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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10:19am

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.

10:13am

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.

11:58am

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.

8:28am

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.

8:19am

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.

8:19am

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.

8:42am

Tue September 5, 2006
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Groups of Jewish and Muslim College Students Find Common Ground

Hamilton, NY – As an uneasy peace takes hold in Lebanon, Jewish and Muslim students at a Central New York college find common ground. David Hollis reports.

4:59am

Wed August 30, 2006
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John Faso faces uphill fight in the race for Governor in New York

Oswego, NY – Republican Conservative candidate for Governor John Faso faces a daunting task of defeating a Democratic opponent who holds a nearly 80-percent lead in the polls and a strangle-hold on campaign funds.
But Faso is preparing a fall campaign that will attempt to peg Eliot Spitzer as an Albany insider who's part of the blame for problems in New York's system of government.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the candidate.

4:44am

Tue August 29, 2006
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The Wind of the Wurlitzer @ NYS Fair

Syracuse, NY – The Empire State Theater and Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating it's 40th year at the New York State Fair. Since it's inception, one of the main attractions of the museum has been it's authentic 1920's Wurlitzer Pipe Organ, which helps make the past come alive when accompanying the silent films featured during the fair. WRVO's Mark Lavonier spoke with museum curator Phil Edwards, and prepared this report.


Museum info and Film schedule: http://www.jrjunction.com/estmim

9:21am

Mon August 28, 2006
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Colgate University Helps Parents Let Go

Hamilton, NY – WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen explores how one Upstate university is helping parents cope with their children's first year of college.

11:11am

Thu August 24, 2006
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PGA Returns to Turning Stone

Oswego, NY – The PGA is bringing another event to the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort.
"The Turning Stone Championship" will be held in late September 2007.
The announcement is exciting economic development officials and earning the tribe praise from even their staunchest critics.
WRVO's Elizabeth Christensen has more.

11:06am

Thu August 24, 2006
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Camp Healing Hearts

Syracuse, NY – The death of a loved one can be unbearable. Adults know this and most have the coping mechanisms to recover and return to daily life.
But for children, working through "loss" at such an early age can be very difficult. There's a place in Central New York working to help these kids. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski prepared this report.

4:14am

Thu August 24, 2006
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Souzzi remains upbeat about his struggling campaign for Governor

Oswego, NY – Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Tom Souzzi is badly trailing fellow democrat Tom Souzzi in the race for New York Governor. But he remains undaunted. WRVO's Chris Ulanowski spoke to the candidate.

8:34am

Tue August 22, 2006
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160th New York State Fair

Syracuse, NY – The 160th Edition of the New York State Fair is about to get underway. The 12 day event draws near or just over one-million people to the fair grounds near Syracuse.
Some have spent a life-time both visiting and working the fair which is one of the most successful in the nation.
WRVO's Chris Ulanowski reports.

4:22am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer versus K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

4:14am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer/K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

4:14am

Mon August 14, 2006
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Debate: John Spencer/K.T. McFarland

New York, NY – Hear the entire debate between New York's Republican gubernatorial candidates, John Spencer and Kathleen Troia "K.T." McFarland.

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