Environment & Science
3:21 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Science on the Radio - Higgs Particle

Environment & Science
3:12 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Science on the Radio - Otzi the Iceman

Local News
2:24 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Mortgage Loans Continue To Rise Nationally and in New York State

This home at 102 Berkeley Drive in the Syracuse University Neighborhood is up for sale.
Credit John Smith / WAER News

Existing home sales were up nationally in July and Central New Yorkers are likely shopping around because of low interest rates.  Mortgage loan originations climbed six percent this year when compared to the first and second quarter of last year.  There are many factors driving the market these days according to a Chase Mortgage Executive.  Lisa Foradori feels the steady unemployment rates could play a significant role.

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Harriet Tubman House Closer to National Landmark
9:48 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Harriet Tubman Honored in Auburn

The Harriet Tubman House is one step closer to becoming a national landmark after a special event in Auburn over the weekend. Reporter Julianne Dellorso takes us to the festivities.  Take a listen!


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Chuck Quirmbach is a Milwaukee-based reporter who covers developments and issues in Southeastern Wisconsin that are of statewide interest. He has numerous years of experience covering state government, elections, the environment, energy, racial diversity issues, clergy abuse claims and major baseball stadium doings. He enjoys covering all topics.

Chuck is a frequent contributor to National Public Radio and several other regional or national radio outlets. He has won several individual awards, and several as part of a collaboration with other reporters.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories. She is the current Weekend All Things Considered host.

Engineering Careers
7:15 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Robotics Camp Gives Syracuse Students a Chance at National Competition

Robotics competition at Nottingham High School
Credit Christian Bersani/WAER News

Middle and high school students in the Syracuse City School District are taking time during their summer break to learn what could be a high-tech job skill. Starting from scratch, students combined metal with gears, motors, chains, batteries and remote control signals to produce mobile contraptions during a two-week robotics camp.

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Joyce Russell is a correspondent based at the Iowa Statehouse.  She also hosts River to River on Mondays from the State Capitol during the legislative session. Joyce has been covering the Iowa Statehouse since shortly after joining the news staff at WOI Radio in 1988.    Her earlier broadcasting experience included news reporting at commercial stations in Oklahoma City and Fort Wayne, Indiana.   Joyceââââ

Local Authors
12:29 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Everyone Has a Story to Share at Syracuse’s Downtown Writer’s Center

Georgia Popoff teaches language poetry to students at Syracuse's Downtown Writer's Center on Thursday, August 1, 2013.
Credit Valerie Crowder, WAER News

Summer school isn’t just for K-12 and university students. 

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