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All Before Five: 6/27/07

North Country Congressman John McHugh calls for a restoration of funds to monitor acid rainfall across the country... Lake George gets a warning over measles... Feuding continues in Albany - despite the end of the legislature's session... And a trip down the "living Hudson."  Go to full article

Ozone threatens health across NY and Vermont

It's hot. With 90-degree days today and tomorrow, the New York State Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation issued an Air-Quality Health Advisory. The agencies are worried about ozone. It's a gas that forms on these hot days and it can be harmful. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

New York Farm Bureau watching immigration debate

The U-S Senate voted today to jump-start a stalled immigration measure that could legalize millions of unlawful immigrants. The test vote - limiting a filibuster - was 64 to 35. This merely keeps the bill alive. It still faces opposition from some Senators. And - if the bill eventually passes - debate in the House is expected to be especially contentious. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article

A whitewater trip on the living Hudson

Fifty miles from its source on Mt. Marcy, the Hudson is a rocky, alpine river. It's also one of the country's most popular stretches of whitewater, passing through seventeen...  Go to full article

Governor plans "Where's Waldo" campaign to shame GOP Senators

Governor Eliot Spitzer says he plans a "Where's Waldo" style tour of State Senate districts, to call attention to the fact that the legislature adjourned, without reaching...  Go to full article

Ideas wanted on declining species

State environmental officials say 110 species in the St. Lawrence River watershed are endangered, threatened or declining. The Department of Environmental Conservation is...  Go to full article

Malawi youth choir begins tour

Thirteen members of the Mzuzu Youth Choir from Malawi begin a month-long tour of the North Country this week. Their visit is sponsored by the Presbytery of Northern New...  Go to full article