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Restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. This is a promising sign for the economy.
By analyzing the DNA found in 1,000-year-old mummies, scientists found evidence that sea mammals were the first to bring tuberculosis to the Americas.
Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol have gone through "a rigorous course of treatment and thorough testing," Emory University Hospital's Dr. Bruce Ribner says.
A new study finds cancer affects even simple, ancient multicellular organisms — which means the disease and the deaths it causes may simply be a part of life.
The 1964 World's Fair showcased jet packs and other miracles of science. Here's how people back then thought the future would look (and how it actually turned out).
by NCPR News
Aug 21, 2008 — The Nature Conservancy completes a 90,000-acre land deal in the Adirondacks... The city of Ogdensburg takes over a kosher cheese plant that failed to pay taxes... Saranac Lake settles a school-construction lawsuit from 2003... And we hear the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum corps recreated music from the 1700s. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Aug 21, 2008 — Years of litigation and expense for the Saranac Lake School District came to an end last night when the school board voted to approve a settlement offer from contractors blamed for problems with a capital building project. The agreement settles a lawsuit the district filed against three different contractors in 2003. As Chris Knight reports, school officials say the settlement means the district's taxpayers will be paid back for the cost of fixing the school buildings. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Aug 21, 2008 — If you go to Fort Ticonderoga this summer, you'll find centuries-old stone walls and a new education center. But you'll also find music and pageantry. For more than three... Go to full article