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Annelies Cook from Saranac Lake is one of three Adirondackers who will ski and shoot for the US biathlon team in Sochi Russia. (Photo: Cook Biathlon Facebook Page)
Annelies Cook from Saranac Lake is one of three Adirondackers who will ski and shoot for the US biathlon team in Sochi Russia. (Photo: Cook Biathlon Facebook Page)

The 8 O'Clock Hour 1/06/14

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With Governor Andrew Cuomo running for re-election this year, he is faced with the challenge of balancing competing interests as he tries to win another term by a big margin. Brian Mann talked with biathlon racer Annelies Cook, who grew up skiing and shooting in the Adirondacks, about how she decided to return to biathlon racing for one more shot at the Olympics. Jenna Flanagan gives the rundown on what becomes of road salt after the snow melts. Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley a little bin of worms under your sink makes a great project for kids, as well as a supply of compost for houseplants and garden.

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