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Lawmakers Say September 11 Cost Plattsburgh Redevelopment Funds

A major development project in Plattsburgh has lost more than two-million dollars in annual state funding. Lawmakers say redeveloping the Plattsburgh Air Force Base lost the money because of the September 11 attacks. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

NY Economic Forecast: Bad, Getting Worse

Governor Pataki's chief economist says there was some bad economic news in the September 2001 job reports, but he predicts that next month's job reports will be even more dire when the full impact of the WTC disaster on the economy is known. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Announces Hiring Freeze

Governor Pataki has announced a hiring freeze and an early retirement program for state workers. He says he's trying to reign in rising costs from the September 11th terrorist attacks.  Go to full article

September 11 Aftermath: Shaky North Economy

With U.S. military operations now underway in Afghanistan, business leaders are worried that consumer confidence in this country could dip even lower. As Brian Mann reports, the terrorist attack on September 11 is already being felt in the North Country's economy.  Go to full article

Not-for-profits Coping with Tragedy

Brian Mann reports on the complicated new realities of the not-for-profit world.  Go to full article

Terrorism and Educational Funding

The Board of Regents talks about terrorism's effect on education funding.  Go to full article

Terrorism May Affect Some Programs' Funding

How funding for some state programs could be affected following the terrorist attacks. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

First Response to Disaster was Gas Lines

Despite the patriotic fervor that has marched across the country, the first test of the war against terrorism found many Americans taking a "me first" attitude. When rumors were flying that gasoline shipments might be disrupted, people lined up to fill up their tanks before supplies dried up. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Recession Fears Heightened by Terrorist Attacks

Brian Mann has been travelling the North Country and has found wide concern that tough times may lie ahead.  Go to full article

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