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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.

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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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All Before Five: 9/15/06

Inuit Artists from the Far North demonstrate traditional crafts. We'll peek in on a workshop. The school funding issue may finally reach closure before the state's highest court. And ORDA says they'll handle the guest list for a controversial Lake Placid ski weekend.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/14/06

Democrats look strong going into the general election. And how a 13 to 10 win in Tuesday's primary might be a small but significant win for Democrats. And on Heard up North: place names in the north country. Ever been to Pudding Hill? Or Sodom, New York? How about the town of Swastika?  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/13/06

An international emergency response team practices a simulated oil spill on the St Lawrence. And we look at one surprising political upset in Plattsburgh after yesterday's primaries.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/12/06

Tupper Lake town board votes unanimously to rezone property around the proposed Big Tupper resort development. The public retains access to a marina in Bolton Landing that almost went private. And we'll look at the impact of Fort Drum on local hospitals. Plus, a local boy retains his title as national interpretive freestyle canoeing champion.  Go to full article

All Before Five

Remembering September 11, canvasing North Country Primary Races, a State Police officer is laid to rest in Saratoga Springs, and bringing modern medicine to Amish families in the region.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/08/06

State Police say they have escaped convict Ralph "Bucky" Phillips contained in a 70-mile area. Actor Viggo Mortenson campaigns for Doctor Bob Johnson in his campaign to unseat Cong. John McHugh. Tupper Lake residents vote yes for a re-zoning for the Big Tupper Resort. And we check out the boats to watch on the 24th Annual Adirondack Canoe Challenge.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/07/06

A school prayer issue in a primarily Mohawk school divides the tribal council. The ghost of Edward R Murrow campaigns for Kirsten Gillibrand in a new online attack ad against Congressman John Sweeney. And we meet the youngest ever champion of Interpretive Freestyle Canoeing; the 14-year-old from Alexandria Bay defends his title this weekend in Ohio.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/06/06

A program in Jefferson County is helping farmers turn untilled acres back into wetlands. They're great for nesting birds, but some farmers say the birds are hurting their crops. And we take a paddle down the Carry Falls Reservoir, fifth largest lake inside the blue line and 20 miles south of Potsdam.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/05/06

Organizers celebrate some political promises after a five day march in Vermont against climate change. Brian Mann discusses the three congressional races with Martha Foley at the start of the campaign season. And we visit the "Picton Castle," a tall square-rig sailing ship that lets young people be part of the crew... for a fee.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 9/04/06

The Adirondack real estate market is slowing along with the national housing slump, but second homes in the Park are still popular, especially with baby boomers. And Dale Hobson connects place names with their namesakes, starting with the dying words of the original Saint Lawrence...  Go to full article

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