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A methane dome is a recognizable part of an anaerobic digester system. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/45914503@N00/7269576888/">Dan Hartung</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved.
A methane dome is a recognizable part of an anaerobic digester system. Photo: Dan Hartung, Creative Commons, some rights reserved.

The Eight O'clock Hour, 11/14/13

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A large dairy farm in St. Lawrence County is getting more than $400,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a methane digester. NYS's Teacher of the Year testified at a Senate hearing that even she could not receive high marks in her teacher evaluation process, due to what she and others say is the dysfunctional implementation of the new Common Core standards. FBI officials say they believe the serial killer Israel Keyes may have buried the body of one of his victims near the Adirondack town of Tupper Lake. Brian Mann has a profile of the Frenette family in Saranac Lake, whose son, Peter, is one of the top American ski jumpers. Entrepreneurs in Jefferson County are going to have a harder time finding start-up money, now that a loan fund meant to help them is running low. In Natural Selections, we hear about pigeons and doves. And Todd Moe speaks with singer-songwriter Celia Evans, who will be playing at the Paul Smiths VIC this Friday night at 7.

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