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NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.
The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
From spiky rock to country and folk-tinged pop, Jenny Lewis remains one of the smartest songwriters in the business. She performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25.
For Native American students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.
Artist Willie Baronet is on a 24-city, 31-day trek across the country this month, buying handmade signs from homeless people. He says the project has changed the way he views homelessness.
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
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