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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
Dec 27, 2007 — Military officials confirm the capture of two men suspected of the May kidnapping of three Fort Drum soldiers south of Baghdad... Recent snows are making regional ski resorts happy... And a Heard Up North of Dickensian coincidence. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Dec 27, 2007 — NCPR's monthly arts program is on the road for the holidays, airing live from the St. Lawrence County Arts Council in Potsdam. The theme is "tying up loose ends," and we celebrate the coming new year with music, art and words. Featuring music for the season with the some down-home old-time folk music with Stringfolks, knot art from Tim Whitten, a loose ends poem from Dale Hobson, and celebrating 10 years of the Adirondack Artists Guild in Saranac Lake. Go to full article
Dec 27, 2007 — Our next story takes place on a dark, Halloween night. David Sommerstein was coming back from an assignment at Fort Drum. Everything was going great until the village of... Go to full article