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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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All Before Five: 6/21/06

Legislative agreements as the legislative session winds down. New York sues the EPA over mercury emissions. A preview of the 2006 bioenergy summit at Clarkson, as one farmer describes all the amazing things you can do with manure. And a three day trek through the remote region south of Cranberry Lake, near Wanakena.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/20/06

More details on the massive new development deal at Plattsburgh Air Force Base that could bring 1500 jobs to Clinton County. And when does community notification turn into harrassment? We talk to the Potsdam landlady targeted by a leaflet campaign aimed at getting a Level III sex offender to leave town. Then, civilian border watchers plan St Lawrence River patrols on the first ever "Minuteman Boat," as soon as they can get a boat....  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/19/06

A massive new aircraft repair facility in Plattsburgh could bring more than 700 jobs. A Level III sex offender who moved to Potsdam is targeted by a flyer campaign to get him to leave...it's the same offender targeted last summer in Parishville. And a five year study has come up with 3 alternatives for managing water levles on Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/16/06

Scientists are concerned about a new virus killing off round gobies and muskies near Cape Vincent. And the proposed Big Tupper resort faces a money delay. Plus, what are dads good for? And how fathers and sons will save the world.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/15/06

A schoolbus crashes into a busy lunchtime restaurant in Lake Placid, but there are no injuries. The Olympic Regional Development Authority is under scrutiny for the distribution of lucrative contracts. Caring for your lawn can be costly for the environment. We talk about ways to reduce pollution and still have a green lawn. And the inventor of the "Guitar Machine," a one-man bluegrass band...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/14/06

The legislative session is shaping up to be one of the most unproductive in history, but some legislators are finding backdoor methods to secure funding. We talk with the DEC analyst who handles all wind farm proposals about choosing 'bird-safe' sites. And we go to a rock-paper-scissors tournament in Potsdam.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/13/06

More federal money is on its way to help the Ft Drum community absorb thousands of new troops and their families. The town of Franklin okays a massive land easement - in exchange for 21,000 acres of public recreation space. Pro Hockey calls it quits in Glens Falls. And a classic controversial yiddish play about pimps and lesbian prostitutes comes to Montreal...we talk with an actress in "God of Vengence."  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/12/06

A cabin fire claims the life of a Saranac lake teenager. A Fort Drum soldier describes how he escaped the helicopter crash in Afghanistan last month that killed 10 comrades. We spend a day at Plattsburgh's "Mental Health Court," which codifies a team approach bringing the mental health system and justice system together. And a small international crowd watches Team USA crushed by Czech Republic.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/09/06

The Muslim community in Toronto is changing. And a city famous for its tolerance is questioning its values. More details on an explosion in Iraq that seriously injured a soldier in Tupper Lake. And "Hurdlers up North," we head to the track meet in Canton.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 6/08/06

Advocacy groups want business dealings between drug companies and doctors to be more transparent. Brian Mann reports from Toronto on the generational differences inside the Muslim community. Sports Bob previews track and field and high school baseball finals. And get out your radar gun...we watch a state policewoman catch speeders.  Go to full article

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