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North Country discussion: Politics and the economy

North Country discussion: Politics and the economy

Journalist Thom Hallock joins us.

Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

Controversial Proposal 1 on November ballot.

A look at Proposal 3

A look at Proposal 3

Land bank amendment on 2017 ballot.

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Thruway won't have cashless tolling anytime soon

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Governor Cuomo says New Yorkers who use the state Thruway will have a bit of a wait before more cashless tolling is installed on the nearly 500 mile tolled portion of the road.

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State Education officials say they are not lowering teacher standards

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The state Board of Regents is taking steps to make it easier for teachers to become certified in New York. But the state education commissioner denies that it’s a lessening of requirements.

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Rep. Faso holds second town hall

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Faces questions on Trump, health care vote

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Senators question state's efforts to fight tick borne illnesses

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Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner received a grilling from state Senators at a hearing this week on whether New York is doing enough to combat tick- borne illnesses.

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DEC rejects EPA review of Hudson River cleanup

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Agency is finalizing PCB sampling effort

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Questionnaire seeks PFOA answers

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Group seeks answers from Hoosick Falls area

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New York politicians face pressure to return money to a controversial donor

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A left leaning group is asking the state’s top politicians to give back donations from a hedge fund manager who made racially charged comments against New York’s only black female legislative leader. But so far most, including Governor Cuomo, have held on to the money.

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SUNY considers lighter requirements for charter school teachers

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The State University of New York board members overseeing charter schools are in the midst of a public comment period on whether charter school teachers should be allowed to have fewer qualifications than public school teachers.

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The '94 race for governor: Pataki v. Cuomo

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Doc looks at memorable matchup.

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Test Scores Inch Up

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The results of this year’s Common Core related standardized tests show scores for New York’s school children inching up. Around one fifth of the children boycotted the tests altogether, due to continued controversy over the Common Core learning standards.

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