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The nation's political campaigns are in full swing, and evangelical Christians play an increasingly large role. Some Brazilians worry that U.S.-style battles over social issues may be on the way.
Two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa are flying to Atlanta. They will be the first patients treated for the disease in the U.S. What's the risk of Ebola spreading during the transport?
The city's been shutting off water to thousands of customers who aren't paying their bills. Some argue it's a violation of a basic human need; others say nonpayers are effectively stealing water.
The $694 million Border Security Supplemental Spending Bill was endorsed one day after the House Republican leadership canceled its plan to hold a vote on the legislation.
There is fierce fighting at several dams in Iraq. The extremists of the Islamic State have already deliberately flooded some areas, displacing people, destroying crops and polluting the water supply.
by Sarah Harris, in Monkton, VT
Bristol, VT, Mar 06, 2013 — Tuesday was town meeting day in Vermont. Residents across the state gathered to vote on routine business, like school budgets and taxes. But hot button issues were also on the agenda in some towns this year. In Monkton, residents are riled up about a proposed natural gas pipeline. Go to full article
by Brian Mann, in Saranac Lake, NY
Parishville, NY, Mar 06, 2013 — Snow conditions have been improving in parts of the North Country the last two weeks and that means more sledders out on the trail. But there have also been five snowmobile deaths across the region. Go to full article
by David Sommerstein, in Hogansburg, NY
Hogansburg, NY, Mar 06, 2013 — A memorial service was held yesterday for a Mohawk woman who lived to be 100 years old. The family of Beatrice Jacobs says she's lived a healthy life at a nursing home in... Go to full article
by Matt Richmond, in Binghamton, NY
Binghamton, NY, Mar 05, 2013 — About four million gallons of water goes into a typical Marcellus Shale well during the fracking process. As much as 20 percent of what went in comes back out right away.... Go to full article
by Andy Flynn, in Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Gabriels, NY, Mar 05, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and... Go to full article