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A Vermont weather insider with a passion for photography

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 22:00
We typically talk with forecasters at the National Weather Service in Burlington about deep snow or extreme cold. But when Todd Moe found out that one of the meteorologists has a passion for photography, he wanted to know more about a weather expert’s love for the arts.
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The state's eviction moratorium ends Saturday. Advocates fear tenants won't be able to make rent

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 17:00
Protesters rallying against the end of New York’s eviction moratorium blocked one of the entrances to the State Capitol Tuesday, as Governor Kathy Hochul confirmed that the tenant protection law will expire in less than five days, on January 15th.
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Omicron spike may be flattening downstate, but the North Country is two weeks behind

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 22:00
Governor Kathy Hochul says there’s a “glimmer of hope” that soaring omicron cases are plateauing in the New York City area, but Upstate is still seeing a staggering number of new cases.
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Can the Adirondacks curb the use of road salt? One Lake George town is leading the way

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 22:00
We've had a lot of messy weather lately - freezing rain, melting snow turning to ice. But the main roads stay remarkably dry and safe, largely due to the use of road salt. But scientific data increasingly shows that road salt is contaminating waterways and drinking wells in the Adirondacks. Zachary Matson from the Adirondack Explorer has been reporting on the environmental impacts of road salt and what’s being done to curb its use.
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Potsdam, Canton COVID-19 testing sites open this week

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 22:00
The state is opening two more COVID-19 testing sites in the North Country.
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Snowmobiler from Saranac Lake dies after driving off the Adirondack rail trail

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/09/2022 - 22:00
A man from Saranac Lake was killed last week after his snowmobile went off the trail between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.
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Three athletes with ties to the Adirondacks make U.S. Olympic luge team

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/09/2022 - 22:00
The winter Olympics in Beijing are less than a month away and today, Team USA announced its final lineup of luge athletes, including three with ties to the Adirondacks.
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Books: "Reaching Mithymna"

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/09/2022 - 22:00
Greek-Canadian author, Steven Heighton, lives in Kingston, Ontario. He took a month off from writing to work as a volunteer helping refugees as they arrived in crowded boats to the Greek island of Lesbos. Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, talked with Todd Moe about Heighton’s memoir Reaching Mithymna - Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos.
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