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Before foreign ministers gathered in Geneva, the prospect for progress on reducing tensions appeared to be be slim. But afterward, Secretary of State John Kerry said differences had been narrowed.
Scientists based their technique on the one used to create the sheep "Dolly" years ago. These cells might one day be useful in treating all sorts of diseases.
Divers are having difficulty getting into the capsized ship. It was sailing to a resort island Wednesday when it capsized. Most of the passengers were high school students on a school trip.
Two members of the indescribable Tampa band perform "Become What You Are" in this Field Recording, captured during SXSW at an intimate backyard venue in east Austin.
A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
This Just In!
by NCPR News
Oct 25, 2007 — Governor Spitzer unveils more money for upstate New York on his "city-by-city" tour... Drawing lines in the sand over the future of the largest single development ever proposed in the Adirondack Park... And a portrait of the artist as a North Country man. Go to full article
by Dale Hobson
Oct 25, 2007 — Russell poet John Berbrich spent a rowdy youth growing up on Long Island. Many years later the stories and characters of his childhood and teen years have elbowed their way to the front of his poetic imagination. He stopped by the studio this week to read a few of his poems, and to talk with Dale Hobson about what makes a good story, and what makes a good poem. You can order his book Balancing Act from Bone World Publishing, 3700 County Route 24, Russell NY 13684. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Oct 25, 2007 — Our theme is the art of storytelling. We talk with Keene Valley town librarian Karen Glass who tells the tale of a benevolent troll. Potsdam actor and storyteller Ed Clark shares his story of a wizard, a magic crystal and some frogs. Joel Hurd and Jill Breit tell stories of music and the road. They've just finished a year-long recording tour of the North Country, meeting hundreds of musicians, as part of the UpNorth Music Project. In our Giving Voice segment, Russell poet John Berbrich connects poems and stories. Todd Moe hosts. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Oct 25, 2007 — If you drive down the back roads near Wadhams, in Essex County, you may come across an old farm that straddles Crooked Brook. In the place of corn and hay you'll find... Go to full article