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Adks first pellet plant planned

The owner of a box and pallet making company in Keeseville is looking to build what's believed to be the first wood pellet manufacturing plant in the Adirondacks. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Small talk in a small town pharmacy

Today is StoryCorps' National Day of Listening. We listen to one of the conversations that took place this past summer when the StoryCorps Mobilebooth visited the North Country. Sara Cutshall-King interviewed her husband, Joseph, in Glens Falls on July 5th. Joe's father owned a pharmacy in the small village of Fort Edward. More than 50 years later he still has vivid memories of the people and activities centered around the store.  Go to full article

State will give $1.2 billion for computer chip plant in Saratoga County

Governor David Paterson, New York's two U.S. Senators, and other state officials announced they're going ahead with a $1.2 billion aid package for the microchip manufacturing company AMD, despite the state's ailing finances. Paterson spoke on that and other topics, including his plans for the 2010 governor's race, in a day of events at the State Capitol. Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Gary Moon on stage
Gary Moon on stage

Up North Music: Gary Moon's Lake George

Folk musician Gary Moon sees his hometown Lake George as more of an authentic Adirondack community than a tourist haven. Not afraid to comment on political issues in his songs, Moon hopes he'll play a positive role in protecting what's best about his community. He spoke with Jill Breit after his UpNorth Music recording session in Lake George last October.  Go to full article
Dr. Daniel Molloy
Dr. Daniel Molloy

The science behind killing black flies

The bacteria BTI is very specific. Aside from black flies, it can also be used to kill mosquito larvae in standing water. BTI was isolated in the 1970s in Israel, hence its name, Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis. It was first used to reduce mosquito- and fly-borne diseases. To learn more, David spoke with the leading authority on BTI in New York, Dr. Daniel Molloy. He's an aquatic biologist with the New York State Museum. He says BTI produces protein crystals.  Go to full article

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