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Rural internet program will go on in spite of massive cuts to federal funding

The Agriculture Appropriations Act, which passed the U.S. House this afternoon, will cut much of the funding for a program designed to bring better broadband internet to underserved rural areas--including many in the North Country.  Go to full article

Gov't Puts Off Decision on Emergency Contraceptive

The Food and Drug Administration has put off a decision on whether to allow over the counter sales of an emergency contraception drug. Abortion rights groups say women should not have to wait, and are asking the State Senate to act on the matter. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

FDA Postpones Over-Counter Emergency Contraceptive Decision

The FDA is postponing its decision on whether the so-called morning-after pill should be sold without a doctor's prescription. In the meantime the State Assembly has been laying the groundwork to allow the sale of the emergency contraceptive drug without a prescription in New York. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Sen. Clinton Calls for Stronger Food Safety Provisions

Americans should expect the government to do more to protect the nation's food supply. That's what Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton told a gathering Monday at Cornell University. Clinton is calling for increasing the number of food inspectors and creating a single federal agency responsible for food safety--tasks that are currently shared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture. She talked about food safety during a town hall meeting in Potsdam last month.  Go to full article

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