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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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DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke says there are enough votes to cut deficit in 58th District (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke says there are enough votes to cut deficit in 58th District (podcast)
On Wednesday, Leslie Danks Burke said that she was not conceding in the State Senate race shaping up in the 58th District. It includes a chunk of the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes. After Election ... more
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DEBRIEF: How to deal with anxiety, stress of Election Day (podcast)

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Has Election Day or this election cycle brought added stress into your life? If it has you're not alone. The American Psychological Association recently found that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults - 68% - ... more
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DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)
Senator Tom O'Mara has represented the 58th District of New York since 2010. A decade later he's still energetic about the community he serves. Earlier this week we caught up with Democrat Leslie Danks Burke, ... more
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

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Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He's the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health's Monroe County practices, as well ... more
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DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)
Leslie Danks Burke is running for New York State Senate in the 58th District again. It's not the first time, but she says challenging incumbent Republican Tom O'Mara was necessary. "We need our elected leaders ... more
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DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)
This month in our spotlight of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County, Chris Lajewski discusses the mid-to-late fall migration patterns, the water fowl species that can be found on the thousands of acreage ... more
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DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)
In early-October The Parrott Hall Coalition announced that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:45: Baker & Durso talk COVID headlines, local stories in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)
Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It's been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a ... more
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DEBRIEF: Advocates say there’s “no eviction moratorium” in New York, despite what Cuomo claims (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Advocates say there’s no eviction moratorium” in New York (podcast)
Cea Weaver says the stakes are very real for people who have been unable to pay their rent through the Coronavirus Pandemic. And one of the biggest protections that Governor Andrew Cuomo has touted throughout ... more
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DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)
Brad and Anna Luisi-Ellis started the Fall Street Brewing journey during the summer of 2018. By October of 2019 they opened their Fall Street location, serving as the kind of anchor downtown Seneca Falls needed ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)
This week it's all about the changes that are happening at the state and local level as fallout from the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to be evident. The state has new plans for how businesses will ... more
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DEBRIEF: How are landlords dealing with unpaid rent during the pandemic? (podcast)

There has been a significant debate over the last several months about unpaid rent. Some have contended that it should be canceled - while others - often representing landlords' perspective - say there needs to ... more
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