Originally from Montana, Marci grew up near the mountains and can't get enough of them.

Sports
7:43 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

SU Football Starts Camp

New Syracuse QB Drew Allen fields questions Sunday at Media Day
Credit Ben Fontana, 2013

The Syracuse University football team officially opened camp on Monday, August 5th, under 1st-year head coach Scott Shafer. Shafer takes over for the Orange entering the program's first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). SU is coming off a very successful 2012 season in which it won the New Era Pinstripe Bowl for the second time in three years.

Sunday was the first of many opportunities for the media to talk to both Shafer and Syracuse players.

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Education
7:12 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Rep. Dan Maffei Hosts Discussion on Education

Rep. Dan Maffei hosting a roundtable discussion on education at Nottingham High School.
Credit Christian Bersani, WAER News

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, Representative Dan Maffei returned to his alma mater of Nottingham High School Monday to hold a roundtable meeting on how to improve pre K-12 education in Central New York.

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In August of 2008, Greg Collard took Interstate 77 - also known as the Hillbilly Highway - down to Charlotte and WFAE.

He came to us from West Virginia, where he spent eight years at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, including four as news director.

Greg has also worked at newspapers in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. Greg is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, WV, where he earned a bachelor's degree in journalism.

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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