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Eight O'Clock Hour

The Eight O'Clock Hour, NCPR's morning regional newsmagazine, gives listeners a complete update on the day's news and weather along with top regional stories, plus special segments including Natural Selections with Curt Stager, Weekly Gardening Conversations with Amy Ivy, the Adirondack Almanack with John Warren, the Community Calendar, and the Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor. The NCPR News team.

Martha Foley Todd Moe

NCPR News Director Martha Foley and our arts and culture editor Todd Moe host The Eight O'Clock Hour each weekday morning.

 

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Natural Selections explores the natural world each Thursday with Dr. Curt Stager of Paul Smith's College.

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Each Monday Martha Foley explores the world of gardens and gardening with Cornell Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy.

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All Before Five: 3/21/07

Agreement in Albany - but not on the state's budget. We talk one-on-one with Governor Eliot Spitzer... Breaking ice on the St Lawrence... And fears that shipping through the icy Seaway will hurt fragile North Country ecosystems.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/20/07

GM workers in Massena have their layoffs extended... A talk with Pete Grannis, Governor Spitzer's nominee to head up the state's Department of Environmental Conservation... And, on Heard Up North, a real fish story.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/19/07

Governor Spitzer says a principled state budget is better late than never... A nationwide recall of tainted pet food didn't come soon enough for one North Country woman and her three cats... A re-cap of Eastern Conference Hockey Finals... And an audio postcard from beneath a sugar maple.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/16/07

Flooding and evacuations in the North Country... Karen DeWitt reports on the fight over the state budget in Albany... And it's not just another pretty face off: Women's hockey finals in Lake Placid.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/13/07

New York State's top Republican has allegedly dipped into G0P campaign funds to pay his own legal bills... Newton Falls could get back into the paper business, soon... Movement in the on-going saga of the Saranac Lake Police Department... And breaking ice on the St Lawrence River.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/12/07

Another day, another fight for Governor Eliot Spitzer... Looking for one wicked Nor'easter: The Eastern Cougar... And remembering 1967's Summer of Love.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/9/07

An audio tour of the newly remodeled home for sexually violent predators in Ogdensburg... A panel convenes to talk about complete cell-phone coverage in the Adirondacks... And behind the wheel of one of the most prestigious rides in the North Country: The Zamboni.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/8/07

A U.S Senator and a Representative - both from New York - voice their outrage over squalid conditions for the country's troops at Walter Reed Medical Center... Fire rips through two, multi-million dollar homes in Lake Placid... State Senator Betty Little hosts a discussion on cell phone towers for the Northway... And New York's newly crowned Dairy Princess.  Go to full article

All Before Five

We hear how North Country seniors cope - or don't cope - with the region's brutally cold winter... A report from Albany on the possibility of an earlier state primary... And Burlington's compost facility really pays off.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/6/07

The nomination of Pete Grannis to oversee the state's environmental agency hits an unexpected bump in the road... On another front, Governer Spitzer fights over health care... And, on Heard Up North, some Lake Placid sheep meet their shearers.  Go to full article

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