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Poll: Most want developers to move mosque

A new poll finds New Yorkers split about whether a proposed mosque and community center should be constructed near Ground zero in lower Manhattan, but nearly three quarters think the organizers should voluntarily build somewhere else. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NY Legislative Leaders Non-Committal to Proposed Manhattan Stadium

With one day to go before a scheduled vote on the proposed West Side stadium for the New York Jets, New York's legislative leaders remain non-committal on whether they will actually agree to Governor Pataki's request to approve the plan. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Postpones Manhattan Stadium Vote

Governor Pataki spoke at a rally by building and construction trade unions in favor of building a stadium for the New York Jets on the West Side of Manhattan. Meanwhile, state legislative leaders, who have to vote on the issue, remain cool to the idea. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
<i>The Way Home</i> is published by Tupelo Press
The Way Home is published by Tupelo Press

Books: The Way Home

Writer and editor Bibi Wein's credits include daytime serials for CBS, NBC, ABC and articles and essays for a variety of magazines, including Adirondack Life. The Olmstedville resident, who divides her time between a Manhattan apartment and a log cabin in the Adirondacks, is out with a new book, The Way Home - A Wilderness Odyssey. Within the first dozen pages, Bibi and her partner, Bob, are lost in the woods on a mid-summer evening. But Bibi told Todd Moe that her book is more than a story of getting lost. It tells of love, loss, humor and discovery in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

Art Auction to Benefit NYC Artists

SUNY-Plattsburgh art students are teaming up to help some New York City artists who lost their studios in the World Trade Center on September 11th. The artists lost their life's work, equipment and materials. As Jody Tosti reports, SUNY-Plattsburgh students and faculty are hosting a silent auction to benefit their fellow artists.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Debate Proposed September 11th Holiday

Yesterday at the State Capitol, lawmakers held a memorial for some of those who died on September 11th. But the Assembly and Senate disagree on whether September 11th should be declared a state holiday. Karen Dewitt reports  Go to full article

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