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Patients including Kate Hinz and Wanda Hernandez, a patient advocate who has HIV, at the Capitol. Photo by Karen DeWitt.
Patients including Kate Hinz and Wanda Hernandez, a patient advocate who has HIV, at the Capitol. Photo by Karen DeWitt.

The 8 O'Clock Hour 01/14/14

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North Country Congressman Bill Owens is joining a bipartisan effort to require rail companies to retrofit tanker cars the federal government deemed unsafe years ago. State forest rangers are expanding the primary search area for an Australian soldier who's been missing in the Adirondacks for two weeks. Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a list of programs that will receive a first round of funding to keep people out of prison.

Patients with serious health conditions, came to the Capitol to urge passage of a bill to more fully allow access to medical marijuana in New York. A clinic in Watertown that serves many needy children is taking steps toward better financial health after nearly closing abruptly in October. Todd Moe spoke with Laura Foster about her new roles as director and collections manager of the Fredrick Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg.

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