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Laurentian will repair and refurbish airliners in Plattsburgh
Laurentian will repair and refurbish airliners in Plattsburgh

Big Stories of 2010: Laurentian Aerospace moves forward in Plattsburgh

This is our final 8 O'clock Hour of 2010. This week, Brian Mann has been looking back at his top-five picks of the biggest stories of the year.

This morning, he turns to economic news and a deal announced earlier this month that could reshape Plattsburgh's economy.  Go to full article
Peter Borrelli reorganized Protect the Adirondacks

Look back at 2010: Green groups struggle in Adirondacks

If November's election shook up the North Country's political landscape, the region also saw big changes in the environmental community. Layoffs and reorganizations continued among green groups in the Adirondacks.

As Brian Mann reports, after a turbulent 2010, it's unclear how which conservation groups will continue to play a prominent role in the future.  Go to full article
2010's most controversial politician?

Year's Top Political Story: Gibson captures 20th, Hoffman sparks controversy in 23rd

As we make our way through this final week of the year, Brian Mann has been checking in with his five picks for the top stories of 2010.

In 2010, politics dominated much of the headlines, with the midterm election tossing out some of the North Country's most prominent incumbents. Democrats fared poorly overall, with state Senator Darrel Aubertine and Representative Scott Murphy losing key races.

But according to Brian's year-end wrap-up two political figures emerged as the most memorable.  Go to full article

White nose syndrome in 2010

The deadly bat disease known as 'white nose syndrome' was first identified in northern New York over three years ago. It's still spreading rapidly, with outbreaks confirmed...  Go to full article
Ice is thinner and less common on Lake Champlain since the 1970s. (Photo: Brian Mann)

Champlain study shows evidence of warming

As 2010 draws to a close, we're revisiting important environmental stories of the year. Climate change tops the list, as scientists struggle to understand how global changes...  Go to full article
Bill Demong (Photo:  Nancie Battaglia)

Big Stories of 2010: Demong's Olympic gold

As we make our way through this final week of the year, Brian Mann will be checking in with his five picks for the top stories of 2010.

There was plenty of tough...  Go to full article
Goernor David Paterson moved to downsize the North Country's prison industry (File photo

Big Stories of 2010: North Country Prison industry threatened by Albany

As we make our way through this final week of the year, Brian Mann will be checking in with his top-five picks for the most important stories of 2010.

In a year...  Go to full article

Climate change tops 2010 environmental stories

This week, NCPR will revisit some of the important environmental stories and conversations of the past year. Environmental issues often span more than a year, more than many...  Go to full article

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