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News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/08/14

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News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/07/14

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Monique Cornett has been on assignment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, over the last week.  Photo:  Brian Mann
Monique Cornett has been on assignment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, over the last week. Photo: Brian Mann

NCPR intern finds memory and grief just outside Lac-Megantic disaster zone

Our Adirondack bureau chief Brian Mann has been reporting in Lac-Mégantic Quebec over the last week on the one-year anniversary of that town's terrible train derailment that left 47 people dead.

Joining him on this trip has been Monique Cornett, one of NCPR's interns, part of our effort to bring new, young journalists into public broadcasting.

Cornett, from Potsdam, is a 21-year-old student at Oswego and is spending the summer working with NCPR.

While on assignment with Brian, she found a new shop on the town's main street that's helping the community remember and celebrate what was lost in last July's disaster.  Go to full article

Rafting on hold after NY bus crash kills guide, age 15

A popular Adirondack river rafting company has suspended operations indefinitely after a 15-year-old river guide died when a company bus overturned.

The Glens Falls Post-Star reports authorities identified the victim of Saturday's crash as Hunter Scofield, an employee of Tubby Tubes Rafting Company.

Scofield was one of 34 people aboard the modified school bus on the way to a Hudson River "lazy river" excursion Saturday.  Go to full article

News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/04/14

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News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/03/14

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News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/02/14

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Tractor trailer rollover on Northway

A tractor-trailer carrying 40 thousand pounds of clothing rolled over yesterday at Exit 17 of the Northway in Saratoga County.

State police say the driver of the truck took the curved ramp in the town of Moreau at "an unsafe speed." The accident also ruptured one of the truck's fuel tanks, spilling roughly 30 gallons of diesel.  Go to full article

News from The Eight O'clock Hour 7/01/14

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Man dead after disturbance at Indian Lake church

State police are investigating an altercation at St. Mary's Church in Indian Lake over the weekend that left one man dead and two parishioners injured. Officials say Hamilton County sheriff's deputies and state police were called to the church just before 5 pm Saturday.

They found 44-year-old Jason Berg of Indian Lake unresponsive. Efforts by the local volunteer ambulance crew to revive him were unsuccessful and Berg was declared dead at the scene.

According to a statement issued by state police, Berg allegedly entered the church and started "shouting obscenities and throwing objects" at parishioners.  Go to full article

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