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Iroquois Ironworkers To Celebrate Skills & Culture

The Mohawk ironworkers are famous for building America's tallest skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center towers. But less is known about how the ironworker trade fits into the cultural fabric of several Iroquois Nations. This fall Turning Stone casino in central New York will host an ironworker festival and competition to spotlight the skills and tradition of native high steelworkers. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Tensions Lead to Ground Zero Brawl

Brian Mann was in New York City on Friday. He was reporting on the tensions and anxieties faced by North Country police, rescue, and military crews assigned to work in the city. While at ground zero, those tensions boiled over as city firefighters and the NYPD faced off for what quickly became a brawl.  Go to full article

New Regulations Place Cost Burden on Local Airports

Airports in the North Country are finishing up their second week of regular service since the terrorist attacks on the U.S. grounded all air travel on September 11. David Sommerstein reports local airports are complying with new regulations. But the costs associated with them burden a service that's always been tough to keep financially viable.  Go to full article

Pataki Thanks Firefighters

Firefighters from around New York were thanked by Governor Pataki yesterday for their efforts to help in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in lower Manhattan. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYS Lawmakers Return to a Changed Budget Battle

State lawmakers have once again began working on the state budget but they say they return to a very different financial situation since the terrorist attacks. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Terrorism May Affect Some Programs' Funding

How funding for some state programs could be affected following the terrorist attacks. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

National Women's Hall of Fame Cancels Induction in New York Tourism Slump

State tourism has suffered since the terrorist attacks, but people in the tourism industry from across the state have mixed opinions about whether the effects are long term. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County Teens Bike to Ground Zero

Three St. Lawrence county teens bike to New York City to pay homage to the victims of the September 11 attacks. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

First Response to Disaster was Gas Lines

Despite the patriotic fervor that has marched across the country, the first test of the war against terrorism found many Americans taking a "me first" attitude. When rumors were flying that gasoline shipments might be disrupted, people lined up to fill up their tanks before supplies dried up. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Recession Fears Heightened by Terrorist Attacks

Brian Mann has been travelling the North Country and has found wide concern that tough times may lie ahead.  Go to full article

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