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Aug 22, 2014 — The U.S. continues to mount airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq, but some analysts say the campaign is not broad enough.
Aug 22, 2014 — Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said the beheading of American journalist James Foley is tantamount to an act of terror against the U.S.
Aug 22, 2014 — There are countless programs to help veterans readjust to civilian life. One of the most unusual is in San Diego, where vets get together in a caged boxing ring and punch each other in the face.
Aug 22, 2014 — Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the Chinese warplane made several close passes by an American P-8 Poseidon, doing a barrel roll and flying wingtip to wingtip in an "aggressive" manner.
Aug 21, 2014 — The secretary of defense says the extremists are well-funded and organized and that he expects them to "regroup and stage an offensive" despite U.S. airstrikes.

Baptist Group Outfits Disaster Relief Truck

Jody Tosti reports on a statewide effort by the American Baptist Men's organization to outfit a disaster relief tractor trailer. Local donations to support the project are being taken at the First Baptist Church in Potsdam.  Go to full article

Guarding Nature from Terror

The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports on simple steps utilities and cities can take to safeguard natural resources such as forests and water resources against terrorist attacks.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

More listener reflections on the events of the past week-and-a-half. Today we hear from Ray Toland, a 20-year veteran of the Army Signal Corps.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

More listener reflections on the events of the past week-and-a-half. Today we hear from and Peggy Mooers of Potsdam, NY.  Go to full article

Legislature Will Return Many Times to Deal With Crisis

The New York state legislature is expected to return to Albany many more times this fall to deal with a myriad of issues stemming from the World Trade Center attack. Karen...  Go to full article

Paul Smiths College Grieves for Alum Lost in Bombing

Paul Smiths College is grieving one of its own in the wake of last week's attacks. A graduate from the class of 1987 died in one of the planes that struck the World Trade...  Go to full article

Adirondack Tourism Travel Down in Wake of Tragedy

The Adirondacks will host fewer tourists seeking the fall foliage following last week's terrorists attacks in New York Washington. Jody Tosti reports the estimated loss of...  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

David "Hopi" Wolf of Potsdam offers his thoughts and concerns about last week's terrorist attacks and the possible consequences. Over the next few days, we'll share thoughts...  Go to full article

Star Lake Mourns Shannon Adams, Lost in the World Trade Center Disaster

Yesterday, the disaster's terrible echo hit the North Country. In Star Lake, more than seven hundred people gathered to remember Shannon Adams, a local man missing in the...  Go to full article

SUNY Plattsburgh Holds Disaster Teach-In

A teach-in is scheduled for 1 pm at Plattsburgh State, allowing students and teachers and the greater Plattsburgh community a chance to discuss and learn about the potential...  Go to full article

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