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This new unit will hold accountable those who broke the law.

Obama announces mortgage crisis investigation unit

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will lead a new mortgage crisis investigation unit, announced by President Obama in his state of the union last night.

The special unit will investigate wrongdoing by banks related to real estate lending, and how that contributed to the financial collapse and the mortgage crisis.  Go to full article

AmeriCorps Phone Lines Busy in Wake of Speech

An appeal by President Bush this week for Americans to help fight terrorism by volunteering in their communities has caused busier phone lines at many non-profit organizations. Willow Nolland is project coordinator for AmeriCorps in Clinton County. Jody Tosti reports.

AmeriCorps Office at SUNY Plattsburgh: 518-564-4849.  Go to full article

Sen. Schumer Rates State of the Union

New York Senator Charles Schumer gives President Bush an A+ for his agenda in the war on terrorism as outlined in the State of the Union. But as David Sommerstein reports, the Senator is more reserved in his praise on domestic issues.  Go to full article

Third Generation Olympian, Lake Placid's Jim Shea, Attends State of the Union Address

A Lake Placid native was in Washington DC last night for President Bush's State of the Union address. Jim Shea, Jr. will compete next month at the Salt Lake Winter Olympics. He was invited to Capitol Hill just days after the death of his grandfather, Olympic icon Jack Shea. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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