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Warm, wet weather and deep snow raise flood warnings

With temperatures warming and deep snowpack in some areas, emergency officials in New York and Vermont are worrying about flooding. National Weather Service officials say in some places the snow is still so deep it's the equivalent of 15 inches of rain. Lake Champlain is of particular concern. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article
L - Kathryn Blume as Lina; R - Todd Lawson as Ned.

Theatre review: Three Days of Rain at the FlynnSpace

The Vermont Stage Company's production of Three Days of Rain runs at the FlynnSpace in Burlington through March 16. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has our review.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: A storm-tossed ferry ride

Lake Champlain figures prominently in many North Country stories. It's become a kind of character who allows - or sometimes prevents - narrow escapes. One of the most well known instances involves the pivotal moment during the American Revolution when Benedict Arnold barely got away from the British Navy. In modern times, it's not an invading force but weather that can make for a treacherous crossing of the Lake. On a recent weekend, a combination of wind and ice tossed a ferryboat around like a bath toy. But it was no game for the passengers. Today's Heard Up North is another chapter in the tempestuous history of Lake Champlain.  Go to full article

Strong Loonie and ad campaign bringing more Canadians to NNY

More Canadians are driving into northern New York and that's boosting sales at North Country retailers. But, as Jonathan Brown reports, the state is working hard to lure more...  Go to full article
Diane Sawyer, ABC, Disney, face lawsuit from North Country woman (PHOTO:  ABC News)

Controversial ABC documentary filmed in Vermontville sparks lawsuit

The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reported Thursday morning that a Lake Placid woman is suing ABC News, the Walt Disney Corporation, and news anchor Diane Sawyer. In her suit,...  Go to full article

Weather lingo: what are snow showers?

You hear the term "snow showers" every so often in NCPR weather forecasts. But who comes up with these descriptions? What are "snow showers" compared to "light snow" or...  Go to full article

Book review: "Dateline Vermont"

Republican presidential frontrunner John McCain plans to make a stop in Vermont tomrrow. The state's delegates are up for grabs March 4, all 17 of them. The entire population...  Go to full article

"Nordic Voices" in Burlington tonight

A six-voice a capella group from Oslo, Norway gives a concert of early and contemporary music at the UVM Recital Hall in Burlington tonight. Nordic Voices has toured...  Go to full article
Family fun at a recent Boogie Wonderland

'Boogie Wonderland' for kids and adults

If you and your kids are looking to shake off that cabin fever this weekend, try Boogie Wonderland Sunday afternoon. It's a family-friendly dance party at the Higher Ground...  Go to full article

Getting the new "passport lite" no easy task

New ID rules went into effect at U.S. borders last week. Americans now have to provide documents proving citizenship; an oral declaration won't be good enough any more....  Go to full article

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