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The Islamist militant group had threatened to kill Steven Sotloff if the U.S. continued to conduct airstrikes in Iraq. Sotloff's mother released a video last week pleading for the release of her son.
Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.
The FBI and Apple are looking into how private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were stolen, an incident that raises new questions about storing personal data online.
The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
Growing up, I knew two kinds of apples: red and green. Then I started dating an apple enthusiast and discovered we are in the midst of a rare apple renaissance.
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