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DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga County Legislature Chair Aileen McNabb-Coleman talks 2021 (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga County Legislature Chair Aileen McNabb-Coleman talks 2021 (podcast)
What are counties in the Finger Lakes and Central New York most looking for over the next several weeks and months, as New York State and Congress mulls over additional pandemic relief? This week a ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing the biggest storylines of 2020 (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing the biggest storylines of 2020 (podcast)
On this edition of The Weekend Debrief Josh Durso and Ted Baker take a look back at the biggest stories of the year, reflecting on them, and also looking forward to the biggest unanswered questions ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Seneca County takes unified approach to dealing with COVID-19 (podcast)

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Today on the show a look at how one county in the Finger Lakes took a unified approach to dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic. Obviously, the public health crisis effected everything from small businesses, to ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Calls grow louder for Cargill to stop mining under Cayuga Lake (podcast)

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It's all about the salt. Last week Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that calls for a “salt reduction task force” to analyze the state’s aggressive practices of salting roads. The study comes ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Community College’s Steve Keeler talks future of media (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Steve Keeler on new journalism platforms, cuts in newsrooms, and regaining trust (podcast)
This week we’re catching up with Steve Keeler, Division Chair of the School of Media & Arts at Cayuga Community College about the state- and future of journalism. There were a number of topics we ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: When are the ‘Winter Blues’ more than just seasonal sadness? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: When are the ‘Winter Blues’ more than just seasonal sadness? (podcast)
Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder or the "winter blues," is a subtype of depression or bipolar disorder that occurs and ends around the same time every year. The days are short, the ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Baker & Durso talk COVID headlines, local stories in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45: Baker & Durso talk COVID headlines, local stories in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Are we about to see everything change again in New York? Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce new restrictions on businesses like restaurants and bars. Could the region be turned into one large orange ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Bill Fulton discusses how Urban Renewal failed Auburn (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Bill Fulton discusses how Urban Renewal failed Auburn (podcast)
Cities have been Bill Fulton's life. The Auburn native now serves as the Director of the Kinder Institute at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He's also served as the Mayor of Ventura, California; and Director ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Public health officials struggle to keep up with demand for free COVID testing (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Public health officials struggle to keep up with demand for free COVID testing (podcast)
Over the weekend the Wayne County Health Department announced a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic to be held at the Lyons Bus Garage on Clyde Road. It took around 24 hours for it to fill ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Support local because this is a make-or-break winter (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Support local because this is a make-or-break winter (podcast)
There has been a lot of bad news about the Coronavirus Pandemic in recent weeks. It's the holiday season, and ordinarily, this is when businesses - big and small - are ramping things up. On ... more
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Daily Debrief: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)
Earlier this year we talked with Steve Keeler from Cayuga Community College. It was mid-April and the economy had only been shut down for a few weeks. However, it was clear that the media landscape ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)
One day after we talked with Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about the return to class after the Thanksgiving break, he informed families that the junior high would be fully-remote through Tuesday, ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: COVID fines, cluster zone effectiveness, and more (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45: Baker & Durso talk COVID headlines, local stories in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
It has only been a few days, but plenty has happened in the Finger Lakes. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the biggest headlines of the last week in a special evening edition of The ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Has the micro-cluster strategy actually worked if COVID cases are on the rise? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)
This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that parts of Rochester and Syracuse would enter Orange Zone designation. It’s part of New York State’s Coronavirus micro-cluster mitigation strategy. It means focusing economic restrictions -- like pausing ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: ‘Redo’ on local budget, health officials frustrated with contact tracing, and digital advertising (podcast)

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As Thanksgiving approaches all eyes are on the regional situation, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out at full-speed. Governor Andrew Cuomo got into a verbal spat with reporters on Wednesday -- prompting criticism ... more
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DEBRIEF: Is Amazon, Facebook, or Google tracking you around the internet? Could it be stopped? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Does Amazon, Facebook, or Google track you around the internet? Could it be stopped? (podcast)
Are ads following you around on the internet? The short answer is 'yes', but it's a little more complex than that. Every day we search, post, purchase, and tweet our way around the internet -- ... more
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DEBRIEF: Sandhill Cranes & Snowy Owls in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Sandhill Cranes & Snowy Owls in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Get outdoors even if it's cold. Montezuma Audubon Center Director Chris Lajewski says the months of November and December are offer prime viewing at the Wetlands Complex in Wayne County. Smaller crowds, less people hiking ... more
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DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)
This week Peter Mantius - founder and editor of The Water Front Online - brought us a story focused on the status of Greenidge Generation, and it's impact on the local environment. Specifically, how has ... more
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DEBRIEF SPECIAL: Looking back at Election Day 2020 & beyond (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45: Baker & Durso talk COVID headlines, local stories in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Election Day is a week behind us, but that doesn't mean results are final. While we did get some updated information on a couple local races Monday, big questions remain - like will a smooth ... more
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