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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: 01/02/07

A new year, a new governor and a new focus on ethics in Albany... and a new face on the Olympic Regional Development Authority... and a lingering threat to an otherwise booming population of Bald Eagles in New York State.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/28/06

New and worrisome developments of a virus infecting the region's fish... A talk with an environmentalist in Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer's transition team... and a glimpse into First Night Saranac Lake.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/26/06

A new airline will soon fly into the North Country... A member of Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer's transition team talks about the North Country perspective he brings to the team... And the conclusion of our series 'A Year on the Farm.'  Go to full article

All Before 5 December 20, 2006

Debating Lake Placid's hefty subsidies, a top Republican faces FBI probe, and North Country Community College considers a big move.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/19/06

Political wrangling in Albany over charter schools... The search for snow in the North Country... And Heard Up North: Lighting the Chanukiah.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/18/06

Governor Pataki considers a bill mandating insurance coverage for mental health... The Governor also makes a last swing through the North Country, announcing state funds for regional projects... And a look at how area businesses are coping with unseasonably warm temperatures and their impact on seasonal tourism.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/14/06

Lawmakers met in special session yesterday, but didn't accomplish much... Alcoa is expected to cut 60 jobs at its plant in Massena... And an insider's view of Amish schools in the North Country.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/13/06

Developments from the special legislative session in Albany... A new airline in the North Country... The state's hospital commission report... And Heard Up North, memories of the colors on a dairy farm - in Poland  Go to full article

All Before Five 12/12/06

Big real-estate projects may leave out local workers | Timber company and environmental group win award.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 12/11/06

A coalition of mental health groups want state lawmakers to nix a bill to allow civil confinement of violent sex offenders. A St. Lawrence University dean gets a new job in Ohio. A new report says immigrants are increasingly moving into rural communities. And the story of two Fort Drum soldiers who married, then shipped off to two war zones.  Go to full article

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