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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 NCPR News
Jul 26, 2007 — Governor Spitzer tries to steer talk away from what's come to be called "Trooper Gate"... Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy issues a subpoena for White House political operative a subpoena... And we hear about a friendly milking competiton between town supervisors at the Essex County Fair. Go to full article
by Dale Hobson
Jul 26, 2007 — It was a sweltering night in the Fields coffeehouse in Potsdam, with a loud buzz of traffic, fans, ice-grinders and table talk competing for the microphone--but that didn't deter folks from coming out to hear a group reading by members of SLAP, the St. Lawrence Area Poets. Dale Hobson sat down with SLAP member JeanMarie Martello to find out more about the new writers' group. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 26, 2007 — We talk about leaving an arts legacy with teachers, students, mentors and protégés. At Schroon Falls Farm, art and garden design are a family affair. We chat with a fiber artist from St. Lawrence County who works with young people. Choreographer Rebecca Kelly, who calls the North Country home in the summer months, tells us about her early years as a dance student. St. Lawrence Area Poets (SLAP) talk about receiving and passing the torch on Giving Voice, and musician/composer Sue Grimm pays tribute to her musical mentors. Gwen Tracy and her father, guitarist Jim Tracy, join us live with a mix of jug band, old-time and '60s era music. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Jul 26, 2007 — State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, says the scandal that resulted in the disciplining of two top Spitzer aides is not going to go away any time soon. The Senator says... Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Jul 25, 2007 — State Senator Betty Little says she was upset to hear a report from the state Attorney General that a pair of high-ranking aides to Governor Eliot Spitzer conspired in a plot... Go to full article
Jul 25, 2007 — The New York State Attorney General's investigation of Governor Eliot Spitzer's Administration found two high-level staffers used State Police to put together reports on the... Go to full article