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Obama said further sanctions against Russia's defense, banking and energy sectors were "closely coordinated" with action taken by European allies.
Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine and used on corn and soy farms has run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
About 77 million adults in the U.S. have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.
Giving Capitol tours to constituents is a primary duty of Hill interns. They provide a great deal of information, but sometimes they're a little short on actual history.
The ex-military photographer known only as Caesar took some of the images, which show thousands of dead regime opponents. Syria says they're fake; U.S. officials say they may be proof of war crimes.
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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