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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.
As we unpack St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest amid continuing protests in Ferguson, Mo., we find striking parallels between the events of years past and those of the past few weeks.
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.
Look up at the night sky and ask, "Anybody there?" Then consider this answer (from the 1830s): There are 22 trillion individuals in our solar system.
by David Sommerstein, in Ogdensburg, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Today, a couple dozen North Country leaders packed in vans headed to Albany. It's their big chance to meet with Governor Cuomo's staff about the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. They're making the case the state should invest in the mental health hospital in Ogdensburg, not shut it down. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
by Sarah Harris, in Canton, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Common Core is making its way into classrooms across New York state. The new standards and curriculum emphasize conceptual learning and critical thinking. But that approach doesn't work for all students. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt, in Albany, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Reform groups are focusing attention on Governor Cuomo's anti corruption commission's recommendations to beef up the anemic State Board of Elections but say they have not... Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking landowners to help with a wild turkey study aimed at improving management of the game... Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The group implementing the new health insurance system in Vermont says 75 percent of small business employees in the state are enrolled in a Vermont... Go to full article
by Todd Moe, in Canton, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — A Foster Parenting Information Night will be held this Thursday (6 pm) at the Human Service Center, second floor conference room, on Highway 310 in Canton. The event is... Go to full article
by Andy Flynn, in Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid, NY, Dec 10, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and... Go to full article