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Governor Cuomo unveils "Texting Zones" along NYS Thruway and highways. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/governorandrewcuomo/9898755393/">Gov. Cuomo's office</a>
Governor Cuomo unveils "Texting Zones" along NYS Thruway and highways. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office

The Eight O'clock Hour, 9/24/13

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state Thruway plans to offer more places to pull over and use cell phones. Cuomo also says he will support a November ballot referendum to allow new gambling casinos in NY. Also: what if we've adopted planning and zoning rules that are making neighborhoods and downtowns less appealing? Randall Arendt, conservation design planner and writer on rural development, speaks with Brian Mann.

In the town of Essex, 41 malnourished horses have been seized by the county's Animal Cruelty Task Force. At a seminar in Perth, Ontario, Phil Laflamme talks with Lucy Martin about what it takes to do beekeeping without accidentally making the bees' situation worse.

And today's Heard Up North captures an impressive visual guide to the small farms in our region. The display was set up at last weekend's Farm Aid in Saratoga Springs.

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