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The 8 O'Clock Hour, 10/31/12

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Governor Cuomo, who says he spent a "frightening" night monitoring the storm devastation in lower Manhattan, held a briefing Tuesday addressing short term repair efforts and long term weather concerns. On Lake George, there was a storm, but it was not a 'superstorm.'

Hurricane Sandy came ashore along the U.S. coast as a dangerous storm, but later today, when it is expected to cross into Canada, Sandy might only bring a few days of rain.

Martha Foley talked with climate scientist Dr. Curt Stager of Paul Smith's College about what this gigantic, complicated storm, just over a year since Tropical Storm Irene, says about regional weather patterns, and global climate.

HMS Bounty captain Robin Walbridge is believed lost at sea. E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur re-opened many of its services this week. Musician Christopher Battles is hoping to make his mark as an acoustic singer/songwriter in New York City.

And fighting for the abolition of modern day slavery is the subject of Filmmaker Kat Rohrer's new documentary, "Fatal Promises," which will be shown at SUNY-Potsdam Thursday afternoon.

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