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NY Congressman Bill Owens at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fort Drum's Warrior Transition Battalion Complex in May 2012. Photo: Army Medicine, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
NY Congressman Bill Owens at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fort Drum's Warrior Transition Battalion Complex in May 2012. Photo: Army Medicine, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

The Eight O'clock Hour, 9/4/13

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EJ Noble Hospital is sold to the nearby Canton-Potsdam Hospital after decades of financial struggles. New York Congressman Bill Owens comments on President Obama's proposed military action against Syria. We also hear what people in Canton and Watertown are saying about the conflict; almost everyone we spoke with is against U.S. involvement. On Great Sacandaga Lake, hundreds gather on the shore to celebrate autumn with massive bonfires and firework shows. An upstate pro-business group proposes tax cuts and hydro-fracking to improve the economy. And Walt McLaughlin talks about his new book, The Allure of Deep Woods.

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