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Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss "going local" in your podcast feed, Story of the Day has you covered. 010329

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Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss "going local" in your podcast feed, Story of the Day has you covered. 010329

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Great listening

By mn236 - Oct 12 2017
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Topics are timely and always pertain to the North Country.

Like it!

By ReynoldsKid - Sep 27 2017
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Well done, quick blast of local news/interest stories to start the day!

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
0
1
0
0

Great listening

By mn236 - Oct 12 2017
Read more
Topics are timely and always pertain to the North Country.

Like it!

By ReynoldsKid - Sep 27 2017
Read more
Well done, quick blast of local news/interest stories to start the day!
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NCPR's Story of the Day

Latest release on Sep 29, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 9/29/20: Too many Adirondack hikers, not enough rangers

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(Sep 29, 2020) The union leader of the DEC's Forest Rangers in the Adirondacks says the current overcrowding is unsustainable and dangerous. He says the state needs to commit to a plan to hire more rangers to mind the backcountry. Also: Gov. Cuomo promises "aggressive" approach to tamp down COVID-19 hotspots in New York City and the Hudson Valley.

Sep 29 2020

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Rank #2: 9/28/20: Some voters say climate change needs to be more of a focus

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(Sep 28, 2020) Huge, important news regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court, the economy and more keeping pushing other issues off the political radar. Some say climate change is too urgent for that. Also: Delays in the Treyanna Summerville case.

Sep 28 2020

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Rank #3: 9/25/20: New York is in a serious budget hole, with no clear plan to get out

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(Sep 25, 2020) New York's projected $15 billion deficit balloons larger when you consider next year. And so far the state's lawmakers, led by Gov. Cuomo, still have fingers crossed for a federal bailout. Also: Fort Drum's 2nd BCT to replace its 1st BCT in Afghanistan.

Sep 25 2020

6mins

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Rank #4: 9/24/20: Paul Smiths boosts USA Biathlon and the Adirondacks' Olympic profile

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(Sep 24, 2020) Paul Smiths College's new biathlon program and course is attracting a new generation of world-class student-athletes to the Adirondacks. Also: Absentee ballot requests are among double in many parts of the North Country.

Sep 24 2020

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Rank #5: 9/23/20: "Ohero:kon" documents two Mohawk girls' passage into womanhood

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(Sep 23, 2020) Film director Katsitsionni Fox of Akwesasne documented her own daughter's Ohero:kon ("Under the Husk") rite of passage. The film's available for streaming this week. Also: Two women set a new record for climbing the 46ers without a crew.

Sep 23 2020

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Rank #6: 9/22/20: Here are the dates you need to know to vote in New York

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(Sep 22, 2020) On National Voter Registration Day, know that October 9th is the last day to register to vote in New York State. But there are other deadlines, especially if you want to vote by absentee ballot. Also: Beekmantown central school district fights to tamp down a COVID-19 cluster.

Sep 22 2020

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Rank #7: 9/21/20: How the coronavirus semester is playing out at SUNY Potsdam

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(Sep 21, 2020) Unlike SUNY Oswego and Oneonta, the colleges and universities in the North Country have managed to keep their COVID-19 cases low so far. But the new pandemic rules have definitely altered life on campus. Also: Rep. Stefanik says President Trump should pick the next Supreme Court Justice now.

Sep 21 2020

7mins

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Rank #8: 9/18/20: An Adirondack family hiking guide for a new generation

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(Sep 18, 2020) The second edition of 1997's "Kids on the Trail" is out with 30 new trails and more great tips to keep children and parents happy while hiking. Also: SUNY Oswego moves classes online to manage a coronavirus outbreak.

Sep 18 2020

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Rank #9: 9/17/20: Asked to change hamlet name Swastika, town board says no

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(Sep 17, 2020) The tiny hamlet name of Swastika, in Clinton County, may evoke Nazis and the Holocaust, but town board members say that's not good enough reason to change the name. Also: Potsdam high school goes all-remote after two test positive for COVID-19.

Sep 17 2020

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Rank #10: 9/16/20: The military is recognizing racial prejudice can cause PTSD, too

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(Sep 16, 2020) Veterans of color have higher rates of mental health issues than their white counterparts. Military psychologists are starting to treat race-based stress and trauma. Also: Canton's village police will start wearing body cameras.

Sep 16 2020

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