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Jefferson County says census numbers are off

Jefferson County will be challenging U.S. Census Bureau figures that suggest the county's population is shrinking. They'll be arguing that normal counting methods don't work well for municipalities with sizable transient populations, such as Fort Drum. Lucy Martin has more.  Go to full article

U.S. population reaches 300 million

The number of people living in the U.S. crossed the 300 million mark today. Mark Brush has more.  Go to full article
Remote village of Raquette Lake
Remote village of Raquette Lake

Elementary School Closes In Raquette Lake

Voters in Raquette Lake have decided to bus the village's three elementary school students to another district. The kids are expected to join middle and high school students who already travel every day to Indian Lake. The decision means children will no longer attend public school in the village. Brian Mann spoke with Liz Forsell.  Go to full article

Studies Show Jobs and Population Dropping in New York

Two recent studies by the federal government document the decline in jobs and population in the New York State. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Declining Enrollment May Close Some Area Schools

Parents filled the high school auditorium in Saranac last night. Many were angry over a new report that could lead to the closure of two of the district's elementary schools -- in Dannemora and Cadyville. District officials say a dwindling number of students has forced them to make changes. As Brian Mann reports, schools across the North Country face sharply declining enrollments...and some painful decisions.  Go to full article

2000 Census Shows Lower Population in Vermont than Reported

Revised figures from the 2000 Census show Vermont has a lower population than reported. Jody Tosti has more.  Go to full article

Global Population Doubles in Four Decades

A recent United Nations report indicates the earth's population has doubled since 1960. The report says the result of that growth is that humans are altering the planet on an unprecedented scale. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham has the details.  Go to full article

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