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Josh Jones studies at Paul Smiths College. (Photo: Mark Kurtz)
Josh Jones studies at Paul Smiths College. (Photo: Mark Kurtz)

The 8 O'Clock Hour, 11/12/12

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This morning, Brian Mann begins a special series looking at the efforts of young American veterans to climb the economic ladder. Social work programs in upstate New York are trying to improve rural services for veterans and their families.

People who live in Watertown's north side community are raising concerns over pollution surrounding the New York Air Brake industrial site, which was cleaned up beginning in the 1990s. The New York Thruway Authority has postponed a meeting scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9, and rescheduled it for Tuesday, Nov.13.

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the up-and-down, see-saw weather and its affect on the garden. And Connie Meng talks about the World Premiere of "thirsty" by Dionne Brand, which is running in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through November 17.

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