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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: 11/24/05

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All Before Five: 11/18/05

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