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Last month, General Motors recalled 1.6 million vehicles because of faulty ignition switches. But it knew about the problem for years.
The proposal to eradicate the birds in New York by 2025 has pitted environmentalists against animal rights activists. Some call the swans invasive and destructive; opponents say the science is faulty.
Pundits say David Jolly's victory portends a broader Republican victory during the midterms in November.
One-quarter of the people who have signed up for private insurance through the federal and state exchanges are young adults. Insurers are counting on their participation to keep premiums manageable.
When a plane crashes, it can take many months or years to find the black box that provides clues to what happened. Just what are these devices, how do they work, and why can they be so hard to find?
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