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10/17/19: The time we captured a bear snoring - on tape

10/17/2019
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(Oct 17, 2019) Almost twenty years ago, Adirondack forest rangers tried to keep a rogue bear named Yellow Yellow from raiding campsites and canisters in the High Peaks. It didn't work.

Duration:00:09:43

10/16/19: A tough harvest is the latest bad news for dairy farmers

10/16/2019
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(Oct 16, 2019) North Country dairy farmers were already struggling with low milk prices and messy tariff disputes. Now the rainy spring means feeding their cows this winter could get really expensive.

Duration:00:07:23

10/15/19: Make the most of autumn with a hike up Jenkins Mtn.

10/15/2019
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(Oct 15, 2019) The fall colors are still amazing across the North Country, even in higher elevations of the Adirondacks that are past peak. Brian Mann and David Sommerstein got a view from Jenkins Mountain near Paul Smiths College.

Duration:00:06:40

10/14/19: A liberal and a conservative meet at a rally...and they talk

10/14/2019
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(Oct 14, 2019) There was plenty of heated rhetoric and emotions at the four town hall-style meetings Rep. Elise Stefanik held last week. Outside one of them, two men spontaneously met and tried to cut through the issues to deeper truths.

Duration:00:10:14

10/11/19: At town halls, Stefanik defends Trump over impeachment inquiry

10/11/2019
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(Oct 11, 2019) Congresswoman Elise Stefanik spoke for the first time in public about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's conduct. The Republican defended him, and she heard a range of views at two town hall-style meetings on Thursday.

Duration:00:07:25

10/10/19: Pro-Trump activist claims top Stefanik adviser worked to pack town hall meeting

10/10/2019
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(Oct 10, 2019) Thursday and Friday, Rep. Elise Stefanik is holding town hall-style events in Lowville, Johnstown, Malone, and Hudson Falls, where she's expected to talk in detail about the impeachment inquiry and the whistleblower complaint. But a contact between a Stefanik staffer and an activist is making the Hudson Falls event much more controversial.

Duration:00:08:11

10/9/19: Let's sort through the North Country's REDC priority projects for 2020

10/9/2019
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(Oct 9, 2019) The North Country's Regional Economic Development Council has released its top projects it's asking the state to help pay for. Topping the list is a hotel in Lake Placid, a business incubator in Canton, a "hut-to-hut" ski system on the Tug Hill, and a children's museum in Saranac Lake.

Duration:00:11:35

10/8/19: How the NY-21 candidates compare on gun control

10/8/2019
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(Oct 8, 2019) Mass shootings continue to recharge the debate over guns in America. After Dayton and El Paso, according to a recent poll, some 70% of Americans support banning military-style assault weapons. But in the North Country, neither Congressional candidate does.

Duration:00:07:38

10/7/19: Take a fall paddle on Lake Placid's Chubb River

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(Oct 7, 2019) We're in the heart of the magical time to get outside in the North Country. We celebrate the autumn colors with a quick paddle on a classic, windy Adirondack river.

Duration:00:06:08

10/4/19: Gouverneur reckons with school bus hate crime

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(Oct 4, 2019) It's been more than a week since the news came out that two young white girls allegedly physically and verbally attacked a young African American girl on a school bus in Gouverneur. The community is still processing what to do next.

Duration:00:09:56

10/3/19: New York's AG talks easing poverty and opioid addiction in Plattsburgh

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(Oct 3, 2019) New York's new Attorney General Letitia James made her first visit to Plattsburgh on Wednesday, discussing everything from transportation and childcare to affordable housing and drug addiction.

Duration:00:07:51

10/2/19: How Glens Falls became an economic success story

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(Oct 2, 2019) Glens Falls has seen a major revival of its downtown in the last fifteen years. Where there used to be boarded up storefronts and empty sidewalks there are now busy streets and new shops, restaurants and cafes.

Duration:00:07:24

10/1/19: Asylum seekers keep coming to Roxham Road

10/1/2019
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(Oct 1, 2019) Almost three years ago, people from countries around the world started seeking out a tiny dead-end road near Plattsburgh to get to Canada. Since then, tens of thousands of migrants have sought asylum in Canada via Roxham Road, and one woman has been there to greet them.

Duration:00:07:30

9/30/19: What do North Country folks think of impeachment?

9/30/2019
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(Sep 30, 2019) The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's communications with the president of Ukraine is stoking strong opinions. We hear from some North Country residents about what they think.

Duration:00:05:58

9/27/19: Racers "living on the edge of the turn" at Evans Mills raceway

9/27/2019
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(Sep 27, 2019) We're nearing the end of auto racing season in the North Country. Before it's over, we go trackside at Evans Mills Raceway near Fort Drum to experience the need for speed.

Duration:00:08:49

9/26/19: Three young girls, a school bus, and an apparent racist attack

9/26/2019
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(Sep 26, 2019) Two white girls are accused of a hate crime after they allegedly assaulted an African-American girl on a school bus in Gouverneur. The incident has rocked the community and triggered a state investigation.

Duration:00:07:15

9/25/19: Rev. Fred Shaw on being a black pastor in the Adirondacks

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(Sep 25, 2019) The first time Fred Shaw saw the Adirondacks was in January of 1989. He was coming from a larger, suburban church in Connecticut that was ethnically, socio- economically, and culturally diverse. In the 2000 US Census, Essex County reported as 95% white. Fred said he was definitely curious as to how he would be received.

Duration:00:10:11

9/24/19: Rev. Fred Shaw on spiritual work in the Adirondacks

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(Sep 24, 2019) Reverend Fred Shaw has been a leader at two churches in Essex County for thirty years. He's learned a lot about how North Country folks deal with life and death and everything in between.

Duration:00:09:15

9/23/19: North Country students call for action and hope on climate change

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(Sep 23, 2019) Millions of mostly young people walked out of their classes around the world and demonstrated to demand more action on climate change. They included students in Canton, Potsdam, Plattsburgh, and Saranac Lake. We sampled some of what they had to say.

Duration:00:06:56