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Tens of thousands of people remain missing in Japan (Photo: Wikipedia)
Tens of thousands of people remain missing in Japan (Photo: Wikipedia)

North Country families scramble to reach friends, loved ones in Japan

Residents of the North Country have been trying to stay in touch with family and friends in Japan following that country's deadly earthquake and tsunami on Friday.

They've been making phone calls, sending emails and using Facebook and Skype to get updates from their loved ones.

Chris Knight spoke with two local people who have ties to Japan.  Go to full article

Local Relief Effort Gains Momentum

Over a week after an earthquake and tsunamis devastated areas of South Asia, India and Africa, the international relief effort is massive. Martha Foley talks with Cynthia Walton-Leavitt, pastor of the United Presbyterian Church of Sackets Harbor, about a local project that combines symbolism with small-scale practicality.  Go to full article

Churches, Agencies Mobilize for Tsunami Relief Effort

North Country churches and relief agencies are mobilizing their resources for both short- and long-term aid for the countries in South Asia and East Africa devastated by Sunday's tsunami and earthquake. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

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