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The Inauguration of President Barack Obama 


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Inauguration features from NCPR News
The view from the Silver section. photo by Drew Pynchon.
The view from the Silver section. photo by Drew Pynchon.

North Country shares in Obama inauguration

Most eyes and ears were on Pres. Barack Obama's inauguration yesterday. Today, some voices -- of North Country people who were there, and here, as they shared the event. Martha Foley has more. More photos from the Inauguration:  Go to full article
Moses Ludington Hospital (Source: Inter-Lakes Health)

Ticonderoga hospital cuts jobs as North Country feels pinch

The largest healthcare provider in Ticonderoga is slashing fifteen jobs and cutting six more positions back to part-time. Inter-Lakes healthcare made the announcement yesterday, citing "unprecedented financial challenges" at Moses-Ludington Hospital and the Heritage Commons nursing home. As Brian Mann reports, the cuts come as health care providers across the North Country brace for more cuts from Albany.  Go to full article

An event for the history books

Governor Paterson was in Washington for the Inauguration. He spoke with reporters about the historic nature of yesterday's Inaugural and that of past presidents. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Inaugural Address of President Barack Obama (Full audio and text)

My fellow citizens:

I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I...  Go to full article
Some of the Lisbon students who traveled to Washington.

Lisbon students in DC

Wear warm clothes, comfortable shoes and have patience - that's the advice given to students from Lisbon Central School who are in Washington DC for the inauguration today. ...  Go to full article

Ottawa to DC for the historic day

Karen Kelly grew up in Ogdensburg. She's been a freelance journalist in Ottawa for years. Today she's making her way into Washington for the inauguration as well. She told...  Go to full article
A ticket in to the SRO silver section.

To the inauguration: "as close as possible"

It's clear and cold in Washington DC this morning. Crowds are streaming into the city this morning as people head to the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack...  Go to full article

Analyzing the new President's Inaugural Address

On this Inauguration Day, we're hearing from people across the North Country as they make their way to the Capitol Mall in Washington D.C. to see the swearing in of the 44th...  Go to full article

Commentary: hope, rooted in history

For NCPR Station Manager Ellen Rocco, two stories of slavery add meaning to the Obama inauguration.  Go to full article

North Country families go to DC for Obama's big day

Hundreds of people from northern New York and Vermont are headed to Washington DC this weekend. They plan to watch the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Brian...  Go to full article
Drew Pynchon. Tunaweza - in Kenya, it means "we can."

To the inauguration - from Kenya to the Capitol

Hundreds of people in the region are doing their best to be at the Obama Inauguration next week.
The trip will close a circle of sorts for Drew Pynchon. Drew is a recent...  Go to full article