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When doctors stick electrodes into the brain of a patient with epilepsy, they're hoping to find a cure for debilitating seizures. But they're also exploring a still-mysterious landscape. And they couldn't do it without a patient willing to help.
Since 2001, more than 100,000 troops have left the military with an other than honorable discharge. The "bad paper" puts benefits and medical care out of reach, even for those who served in combat. Which raises a simple question: What does America...
Vitali Klitschko has emerged as one of Ukraine's most popular opposition figures, in part because he earned his wealth in the ring and appears to be untouched by the country's corruption scandals. The boxer known as "Dr. Ironfist" has his eye on the...
Jive-talking, jazz-loving "hep cats" from the 1930s and 1940s are the great-grandparents of today's hipsters. The interest of white fans in black music helped fill Harlem's nightclubs and prompted derision. Hipsters were criticized for being the...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a popular Democrat, former governor and strong proponent of the Affordable Care Act, is taking some heat back home for the problems with HealthCare.gov. She faces re-election next year, but a formidable Republican opponent has...
Jul 31, 2008 — Governor Paterson says the federal government needs to help states through the current fiscal crisis brought on by trouble in the housing and financial markets... We drive along with a 'mom and pop' oil company as it tries to balance skyrocketing costs and customers' ability to pay... And metal thefts are up - in some surprising places. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 31, 2008 — Our monthly arts round-up Open Studio is on the road, broadcasting live from Keene Central School in Keene Valley, NY. Fiddler John Kirk and guitarist Trish Miller play traditional and original music, Chase Twichell shares poetry and conversation, and more. Go to full article
by Dale Hobson
Jul 31, 2008 — Poet Chase Twichell is the founder of Ausable Press and author of six collections of poetry. The most recent is Dog Language, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2005. Dale Hobson talked with the author on a broadcast of Open Studio before a live audience in Keene Valley, NY. They discuss poetry of place, and the author reads her poem "The Paper River." Go to full article
by Connie Meng
Jul 31, 2008 — The musical Pump Boys and Dinettes is the final production of the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester, Vermont. The show runs at the Playhouse through... Go to full article