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Call-in with NYS Gov. David Paterson

North Country listeners and correspondents question New York's new governor, David Paterson, on a wide range of state and regional issues. Martha Foley hosts.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 4/23/08

New York Governor David Paterson spent an hour talking on air with North Country Public Radio listeners... Fort Drum hosts a major health care conference... And local farmers like selling the food they produce locally. Of course, they also like selling it over the internet. So how "local" is their food?  Go to full article

State poll shows McCain gaining on Democrats

The traditionally Democratic-leaning state of New York is turning purple. That's according to a new poll that finds growing support for Republican Presidential candidate John McCain, at the expense of both democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Paterson: New York has to cut spending

Governor Paterson says the Division of the Budget and key members of his staff will begin work on proposals to reduce future state spending, with an eye toward cutting...  Go to full article

More state funds head north

North Country Republican State Senator Joe Griffo announced state funding for projects at Canton-Potsdam Hospital and SUNY Potsdam yesterday. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
Kassandra Barton of The 8 O'Clock Ranch is just as comfortable online as at the farmers' market.

Local Flavor: local meat in town and online

When it comes to healthy, environmentally-friendly eating, "local" has become the new "organic." More and more people want to know what's in their food, who produced it, and...  Go to full article
SLU's Lou Zeppieri and Louise Gava along with farm manager Bob Washow prep a new bed for  raspberry canes.

College students dig into gardening

College students are learning where their food comes from and how to garden at some of the North Country's CSA's this year. The farms become outdoor classrooms during the...  Go to full article

Celebrating farms and local food

NCPR is media sponsor for "Local Foods Connections," three events in early May celebrating the agriculture of the North Country with a focus on local food and the...  Go to full article