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Inside the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Dallas. Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination. Photo: <a href-"http://www.flickr.com/photos/62007874@N00/10986367693/">Steven Martin</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Inside the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Dallas. Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination. Photo: Steven Martin, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

The Eight O'clock Hour, 11/22/13

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo threw his support behind a pair of big hotel projects in Saranac Lake, meaning the two could win millions of dollars in state economic development funding. Also in Saranac Lake: the original manuscript of Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau's autobiography, which was hidden away for decades, was finally opened recently at a biomedical research institute there. Environment New York's Research and Policy Center says wind power is saving New York State more than 800-million gallons of water every year. A Rochester nonprofit has set up an alert system that will notify doctors when their patients are admitted to a hospital, or seen by an ambulance crew. Today is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. This year. the Cancer Society in New York is using the day to call attention to a decline in state spending on antismoking programs. And Todd Moe talks with historian and author Glenn Pearsall about his new book, When Men and Mountains Meet. It focuses on the history of the Adirondacks, just after the Revolutionary War.

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