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Jul 29, 2014 — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is introducing a bill to overhaul the way the National Security Agency collects telephone data under the Patriot Act.
Jul 29, 2014 — A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.
Jul 28, 2014 — A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.
Jul 27, 2014 — The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
Jul 27, 2014 — Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.

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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