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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: 8/09/06

Local politics watch: Democrats are mounting a challenge to Republican domination of the St Lawrence County legislature. And a 93 year summer resident of a remote Racquette Island describes the good old days.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/08/06

A 76-year old motorcycler dies in a charity ride. A profile of Congressman John Sweeney's tough re-election campaign. And a paddle down a hidden gem in the Indian Lakes.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/07/06

Governor Pataki is pushing corn-to-ethanol alternative energy, but some Syracuse scientists say that other products like shrubs or grasses would give farmers more options. And a large peace protest in Montreal draws out Montreal's large Lebanese community. Plus, the 'elegant' and perplexing violence of rugby... Brian Mann takes us to the Can-Am tournament.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/04/06

Eliot Spitzer campaigns in the Adirondacks, promising to maintain a balance between economic reform and environmental policy in the Park. Why the USDA organic label doesn't always mean organic. And if at first you don't succeed...the story of how one determined fisherman acquired an island in the St Lawrence River from the Pullman Railcar family.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/03/06

DEC reaches a court settlement with Marks Dairy Farm in Lowville, where a large manure spill last year caused the death of 375,000 fish. And a major expansion at Gore Mountain is on hold for further environmental review. And a 94-year-old boat engine will churn water once more...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/02/06

Another scorching day across the state, and not just for people...the Saratoga race course closes for the day and we talk with dairy farmers about keeping cows cool. Also, congressional candidate Kirsen Gillibrand takes her message to the North Country. And Border Patrol steps up recruitment in a big way.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 8/01/06

Violent thunderstorms and lightening rack the Adirondacks. Hillary Clinton's fiery speech on rural economic issues could show a Democratic strategy for red states in 2008. And with heat indices well over 100 degrees, we'll see how some are keeping cool.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 7/31/06

Hillary Clinton tackles the rural economy. And Amish farmers find a unique cooperative solution to their milk woes - the Heritage Cheese Plant will reopen tomorrow. Plus, a debate over races through the backcountry. And a ride through a haunted house.  Go to full article

All Before Five

Remembering the Slick of '76, advocates look for $100 million to fund welfare-to-work programs, and North Country firefighters head to California.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 7/27/06

The EPA grants another delay for General Electric's dredging PCBs from the Hudson River. Photojournalist Bill Putnam talks about snapping pictures in the deadly warzone of Baghdad. Grant money for restoring the Clayton Opera House. And - drum roll, please - one of the 50 most beautiful people in Washington, DC is Congressman John McHugh.  Go to full article

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