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The issue of Sexual Assault in the Military continues to make news – even on the Daily Show – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is

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Snowden – Privacy vs Secutiry

The CIA, FBI and NSA directors gave reassurance about surveillance programs at a conference in New York City.. CBS’s Adriana Diaz was there and spoke with Dan Raviv about the event.

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Harietstown Sewer Pumping Station In Jeopardy

The Village of Saranac Lake has a One Owner Water District on the Lower Lake but that property had 170 guests over the weekend which has put a strain on a local sewer pumping station.. Ampersand Bay Resort has become a very popular place for visitors and the

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Republican’s Caucus at Harrietstown Town Hall

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Two Republican Caucuses last night – In Tupper Lake.. and at the HarrietstownTown Hall.. Which is where we caught up with Harrietstown Supervisor Bob Bevilacqua.. He’s submitted his letter to run again as Harrietstown Supervisor on the Republican Line.. AUDIO – 080713 – Republican Caucus in Saranac Lake There were no other submissions which means…

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Owens Unhappy with Appropriations

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U.S. employers in June advertised the most jobs in five years but hired fewer workers —a mixed sign for the recovering job market. The Labor Department is reporting more than 29 thousand Jobs added in June.. Taking the total number of jobs to 3.9 Million, still hiring has slowed slightly..

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Republcan Caucus

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Republicans came together at the Harrietstown Town Hall..  More on their choices Wednesday Morning..

Congressman Bill Owens on Obama Care

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Congressman Bill Owens weighed in on the Affordable Care Act and Medicare at a recent telephone town hall meeting with constituents. We listened in on the conversation.

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K&J – An Interview with ARTA’s Dick Beamish

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Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with ARTA’s Dick Beamish. They’re getting ready for NYSDOT public hearings on modifications to the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan.

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K&J – Interviews NCCC President Dr Steven Tyrell

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The Franklin County Legislature today will hear from North Country Community College President Dr. Steven Tyrell. The college is presenting it’s annual budget proposal during a scheduled budget hearing in Malone. The $14.6 Million budget crossed the first hurdle in Essex County recently. We spoke with Dr Tyrell in his offices on the Saranac Lake Campus. Join us for Thursday’s K&J show – an interview with President Tyrell on the budget, strategic planning and North Country Community College as the economic engine for the communities they serve.

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Rating Child Care Like Hotels & Restaurants?

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People dine at five-star restaurants or watch movies given four stars by reviewers – why shouldn’t parents looking for a quality preschool or child care center have similar guidelines? That’s being planned or implemented in nearly every state, and the people working on methods of assessing, improving and communicating the level of quality are meeting…

Paul Smith’s College adds 24hr Dispatch Center

AUDIO – 072913 – Paul Smiths College adds 24hr dispatch center Paul Smith’s College will hire a trained fire safety officer and staff a 24-hour dispatch center on campus, bolstering the institution’s ability to respond to emergencies. The additions will allow the college to provide the first response to most fire alarms on campus, reducing the…

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Lake Flower Ave on NYSDOT agenda

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald announced today that the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2014 through 2017 is available for review. Pursuant to the federal requirement, the document provides a comprehensive list of all federally funded highway and transit projects, which for the four-year period…

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Legislator Paul Maroun Talks Franklin County

In an in depth interview with Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun, we speak about issues facing the Franklin Couty Legislature.        AUDIO – 072613 – Interviews Paul Maroun on Franklin County

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Maroun Talks Emergency Services Plans for Tupper

Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun tells WNBZ in an in depth interview there are two options for a timetable to move forward on the new Emergency Services Building for both Fire and Police in the Village. AUDIO – 072513 – Paul Maroun on EMS Building

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One Road is “Useless” The Other Remains in Limbo

North Country Community College is working with the planning board to identify the parameters by which they might propose an administrative welcome center for the college which would be located on Lake Flower Avenue in Saranac Lake. Both the Planning Board and NCCC were looking to the Village of Saranac Lake for guidance as to…

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Gillibrand Wants More Oversight on Sexual Assault in the Military

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been on the front lines of the fight to reduce sexual assaults in the military and her efforts to prosecute military cases outside the chain of command has been hampered by many of her colleagues but recently she’s found support from conservatives Rand Paul and Ted Cruz…  The issue…

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Saranac Lake Adds Their Support for Base Lodge

Dewey Mountain Friends received a unanimous vote in favor of supporting their application to the state for a grant which would help to finance the new Base Lodge at Dewey Mountain. Mary Thill spoke to the board prior to their vote.  AUDIO – 072313 – Dewey Mountain Project

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Beach Feasibility Study to Move Forward

Shawn Boyer, organizer of Lake Flower Beach Return on Facebook and a group of residents interested in returning the beach in Saranac Lake to Lake Flower reports the group has raised more than $5,000 towards a feasibility study, which now goes forward. AUDIO – 072313 – Lake Flower Beach Return Delivers on $5,000 Promise

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