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All Before Five

All Before Five, our afternoon regional news program, gives listeners a complete update on the day's news and weather, followed by the top regional features stories from NCPR News.

Nora FlahertyThe host of All Before Five is Nora Flaherty. Nora came to NCPR in March 2011 from WFUV in New York City, where she worked as a reporter and hosted a weekly interview program. She has become a familiar voice since then as a reporter for The Eight O'Clock Hour.

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All Before Five: 3/20/06

Activists converge in Elizabethtown, hoping to start a grassroots campaign to impeach President Bush. We'll hear from the two day conference, and from a legal scholar who makes the case for impeachment. Plus, on the first day of Spring, we visit the tanning parlor...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/17/06

Congressman Sherwood Boehlert announces he will not run for re-election. Gregory Warner speaks with Brian Mann about the moderate Republican's legacy and what it means for both parties. And New York passes tough new restrictions on lobbyist's gifts. And it's Spring- high school musical season...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/16/06

Local lawmakers oppose a proposed permanent checkpoint on the Northway. Senator Ray Meier proposes a spending cap in Albany. Two local wind farms are sued under environmental claims. And we learn about the tradition of Malone and girl's basketball from Sports Bob.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/15/06

A growing divide in Canada on the War on Terror...we talk with two commentators. Plus, George Bush visits western New York. And we visit a bait n tackle shop in Edwards using the sound of parakeets to add more square footage...  Go to full article

All Before Five 3/14/06

Fort Drum soldiers in Bagdad contrast service in Afghanistan and Iraq, NY forest rangers rescue two hikers in the High Peaks, and spring skiing on Heard Up North.  Go to full article

All Before Five 3/13/06

A snowboarder dies on the course at Whiteface, and a student dies in a Potsdam fraternity. Former Massachusetts governor William Weld is seeking the NY Republican gubernatorial nod and is on the stump in Plattsburgh. And Heard Up North rides the school boat to Grindstone Island.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/10/06

Reaction to the APA's approval of a Tupper Lake power line. The State Senate and Assembly release their budgets next week. And a dark and stormy night on Lake Champlain...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/09/06

Tupper Lake gets its power line. Republican Congressman John Sweeney faces a tough election. Hospitals rally against health care cuts. 'Sports Bob' gives us the local hockey roundup. And commercial radio host Scott Dustin teaches us how to read an obituary...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 3/08/06

Walmart looms large in the Saranac Lake Village election this month. Senate republicans release a plan for fighting Medicaid fraud. The town of Ellenburg plans a meeting to dispel wind farm rumors. And we hear from national guard soldiers just home from Iraq.  Go to full article

All Before Five:3/07/06

Investors hope for a NASCAR racetrack in St Lawrence County. A quickie lesson in Mohawk slang. And, who builds all the Chinese buffets popping up around the North Country? Our 'best of the Heard up Norths' continues.  Go to full article

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Nora Flaherty and other NCPR reporters call out to people in communties all over the region to get a first-person take on what is happening that day in one of the nooks and crannies of the North Country, or to share one of the unique voices that contribute to the choir that is our region.

The program is looking for individuals who can fill the bill in their community--the unofficial mayors of unincorporated villages, the diner counter know-it-alls, the barbershop networkers, the contrarian librarians. If you know someone whose tongue is well-strung, drop Nora a line.