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Tupper Lake Asks; Who Should Pave the Road?

AUDIO – 041713 – Tupper Lake Amell Road Issue

The Village of Tupper Lake is considering a request by Roger Amell on the acceptance of Amell Lane as a village road.

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Investigation Continues in Boston

AUDIO – 041713 – Boston Marathon Explosions – Investigation

Investigators looking for the Boston marathon bomber are searching through an enormous amount of evidence … bomb fragments, photos, and tips … trying to find those pieces that could break the case.

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 04/17/13

Talk of the Town 04-17-13

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 04/16/13

Talk of the Town 04-16-13

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Boston Marathon Explosions

A tragedy unfolds in Boston as runners cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. 144 people are injured, many in critical condition 3 are dead including one 8 year old Boy. The FBI has taken charge of the investigation.

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Enough is Enough on Balsam Street in Tupper Lake

AUDIO – 041613 – Tupper Lake Village Board hears Balsam Street Complaint

After more than 11 years, Tupper Lake Resident Steve Fornier says enough is enough and takes the Tupper Lake Board to task..  He wants his Balsam Street issue corrected.

Tupper Lake's Mayor Paul Maroun at the head of the table speaks with the Village Board and the audience at Monday's Regular Board Meeting

Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun at the head of the table speaks with the Village Board and the audience at Monday’s Regular Board Meeting

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Adirondack Regional Airport Looking for New Restaurant Proposal

AUDIO – 041513 – Adirondack Regional Airport Needs a new restaurant

Councilman Ron Keough says Harrietstown  is actively pursuing and encouraging the response to their request for restaurant proposals.  The deadline is April 24th

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May is Skate-Park Month in Saranac Lake

AUDIO – 041513 – May is Skate-Park Month in Saranac Lake

The Saranac Lake Village Board votes on a Resolution supporting the Skate Park Committee’s efforts to recruit new members and initiate new fundraising appeals.

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Talk of the Town Monday 04/15/13

Talk of the Town 04-15-13

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Music Therapy for the Premature Baby

CBS – MUSIC THERAPY long 7 min

Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast they say, but what about a premature baby? CBS News Correspondent Sam Litzinger has the answer.

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Talk of the Town Friday 04/12/13

Talk of the Town 04-12-13

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Franklin County Legislators Discuss the Possibility of a Bed Tax

AUDIO – 041213 – Franklin County Legislators Hold Bed Tax Public Hearings

Franklin County Legislators Wednesday evening met with the public twice. First in Saranac Lake and again in Tupper Lake. Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun weighs in on a possible outcome.

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Saranac Lake Partnering with Regional Tourism Office

AUDIO – 041213 – ROOST partners with Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Essex County ratchets up its marketing efforts. The Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce and local legislators join ROOST in a marketing partnership.

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Staffing Boat Launches with Invasive Species Stewards

AUDIO – 041213 – Boat Launch Invasive Species Stewardship Program

Eric Homeland, a teacher at Paul Smith’s College says Lake Flower and 2nd Pond may not be covered by Stewards defending  from Invasive Species..

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Saranac Lake School Boards Opposes Elementary Testing Schedule

AUDIO – 041113 – Parents Opt Out of Standardized Tests

A School Board Resolution against high stakes testing is headed to Governor Cuomo asking the State to “de-emphasize” testing in our schools and to re-examine Assessment.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 04/11/13

Talk of the Town 04-11-13

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Debating the Bed Tax in Franklin County

AUDIO – 041213 – Franklin County Legislators Hold Bed Tax Public Hearings

Franklin County Legislators Wednesday evening met with the public twice. First in Saranac Lake and again in Tupper Lake. Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun weighs in on a possible outcome.

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 04/10/13

Talk of the Town 04-10-13

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Owens Joins Effort to Support Dairy Farmers

With Congress set to begin debating comprehensive immigration reform as early as this week, Reps. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) and Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) today introduced legislation to help ensure a stable workforce for Vermont and New York dairy farmers by granting them access to an important visa program. The Congressmen will fight to…

Cuomo Clamps Down on Corruption

Public Trust Act Would Establish a New Class of Public Corruption Crimes, Tough New Penalties on Offenders, Require Public Officials to Report Bribery Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new legislation, the Public Trust Act, which would create a new class of public corruption crimes and enhance New York prosecutors’ ability to crack down on…