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Feb 28, 2008 — A deadly virus has apparently caused the deaths of three people in the Tri Lakes, but officials aren't talking about it... Registered Nurses for a picket line in Ogdensburg... Cold-weather bubble blowing... The North Country braces for the possibility of another special election to fill Darrel Aubertine's seat on the state Assembly... And a harrowing ride on a Lake Champlain ferry. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Feb 28, 2008 — This month's word has its origins in early music, the Von Trapp Singers sang about it and an alien signed it in Steven Spielberg's film: Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Some say it's as easy as do-re-mi... Todd Moe spoke with Ciara Picard, a student at the Crane School of Music in Potsdam. She's majoring in music education and violin, and helped define our "Word of the Month" - solfege. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Feb 28, 2008 — Open Studio focuses on growing and evolving in the arts. We talk with Amy Kaissar, of Epiphany Theatre, about moving the theatre and its programs from New York City to Saratoga Springs. Co-host Beth Robinson chats with young musicians competing in the Orchestra of Northern New York's Young Artist Competition. In the Giving Voice segment poet Matt Frank talks about growing as a writer. And Northbound joins us for a mix of folk, acoustic and classic rock. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Feb 28, 2008 — The Plattsburgh Press-Republican is reporting that a highly infectious virus has killed three residents at the Horace Nye nursing home in Elizabethtown over the last... Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Feb 27, 2008 — Darrel Aubertine's victory last night is sending shock-waves across New York's political landscape. The New York Times called the election "a major victory" for Governor... Go to full article