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TV weather forecasters on climate change

A new survey reveals what TV weathercasters think about climate change. Lester Graham reports... that's important because many people look to the TV weathercaster for information about climate change.  Go to full article
Collapsed tower on Lyon Mountain (Source: MLPBS)
Collapsed tower on Lyon Mountain (Source: MLPBS)

Tower down, PBS struggles to reach audience

Tonight, Mountain Lake PBS begins their annual art auction, one of the biggest fundraisers for public television. The hitch is that last week Mountain Lake's broadcast tower on Lyon Mountain collapsed, cutting the station's signal to much of the region. Brian Mann spoke yesterday with station president Alice Recore.  Go to full article
James Cawley as James T. Kirk
James Cawley as James T. Kirk

Star Trek's Bold New Frontier in Port Henry

This week, an empty Chevy dealership in the Champlain Valley town of Port Henry has come to life again. The dusty building has been transformed by a small group of Star Trek fans into a professional-quality movie studio. Using volunteer labor and some surprising sources of money, the group is creating new Star Trek episodes that harken back to the TV show's glory days in the late 1960s. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

Commentary: Reality TV Shows

Channel surfing, you might have happened on a recent entry in the seemingly endless lineup of reality TV shows. Commentator Tom French has found "Nanny-9-11", "Super Nanny" and coming this summer, "Brat Camp".  Go to full article

Cable Co. to Offer 24-hour Regional News

Northern New Yorkers will soon have another option for news. Time Warner Cable is launching a 24-hour live regional news channel in early November. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

Teaching Disabilities on Texas TV

A St. Lawrence County man is heading to Texas today to appear on a TV program. Wil Hansen will discuss and perform his one-man show that teaches people about what life is like with a disability. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Defends TV Ads

Governor Pataki is defending the frequency of TV ads in which he extols the virtues of a government funded health insurance program. His potential rival in the 2002 governor's race, Carl McCall, has been criticizing Pataki's appearance in the ads. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Commentary: TV or Not TV?

Finding yourself in front of the TV a lot during the Winter Olympics? Commentator Tim Brookes shares his thoughts on watching television.  Go to full article

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