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Plattsburgh public television toppled in Plattsburgh

One of the North Country's largest public television stations will be off the air for at least a week following the collapse of a 400-foot tower on Lyon Mountain. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Dairy Subsidies

This year's state budget includes $30 million of assistance for New York's dairy farmers. Farmers have to apply for the money by next Friday. Milk prices have been low, while fuel, feed and other costs have been skyrocketing. This Heard Up North is a St. Lawrence County dairy farmer.  Go to full article
Ruth Garner and Anne Malone

StoryCorps: A Potsdam mother remembers her son

StoryCorps is an oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting of all. At permanent StoryCorps booths in New York and mobile booths traveling the country, history is being captured daily. Last July, when a StoryCorps mobile booth stopped in Canton, its visitors included Anne Malone, who interviewed her friend, former Potsdam mayor Ruth Garner. Garner remembers her son, a doctor in San Francisco, who died of AIDS in the early 80's.  Go to full article

Ranks of uninsured grow at alarming rate

A recent survey by the St Lawrence County Health Initiative found more than 33% of residents don't have any health insurance. State and federal studies indicate only 10% are...  Go to full article

Ballast law battle builds

The fight over foreign invasive pests in cargo ships is heating up. Mark Brush reports environmental and conservation groups are going to court to defend one of the toughest...  Go to full article

Potsdam hosts Connections and Intersections campus festival

Faculty, students and staff at SUNY Potsdam will host a campus festival this week that's open to the public. The festival will feature lectures, panels, workshops, seminars...  Go to full article
The SLU Step It Up photo

SLU 'steps it up'

Step It Up rallies were held in more than 1400 places around the country Saturday. All the events shared one thing in common. Participants took a group photo, which was...  Go to full article
A teen art project helps define global warming

Teens seek action on global warming

Two dozen teens from high schools in St. Lawrence and Franklin counties gathered in Canton earlier this month to brainstorm ideas about combating the effects of global...  Go to full article

VHS halts fish stocking

One state is halting some fish stocking programs to stop the spread of a virulent fish disease. Steve Carmody reports that might mean fewer fish in some lakes and streams.  Go to full article

Mohawks pursue tobacco tax deal

In February, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe came closer than ever to building a glitzy casino in the Catskills. They signed a compact for the gaming resort with Governor...  Go to full article

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