Critical Report: A safety board in Canada calls for new rules and oversight for moving oil by rail and criticizes the American rail company involved in last summer’s deadly disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec. Watch the full Canada Transportation Safety Board News Conference by clicking here.
Kidnapping Plot: Two Amish girls are set free after being abducted from their family’s farm stand, and a couple has been arrested & charged in a bizarre kidnapping plot in Northern New York.
Campaign Season: With Labor Day fast approaching the campaigns are gearing up to do battle for the North Country’s open seat in Congress, sparring this week over Social Security and other entitlements.
Fair Season: We take you to one of the oldest agricultural fairs in the Adirondacks, the 166th Essex County Fair in Westport, New York.
Ocean Bound: A lucky lobster gets chauffeured all the way from a supermarket in St. Albans, Vermont, back home to the coast of Maine.
Schumer Tours Tupper Lake: Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing to get millions to help train veterans for jobs in manufacturing. He also got a tour of the revitalization underway this summer in Tupper Lake.
Six Nations History: Our Jack LaDuke takes us to a special museum in the Adirondacks that showcases the history and culture of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. Watch Jack’s story by clicking here.
Backyard Chickens: Chickens have been growing in popularity in more and more backyards. We’ll meet a designer and author who is helping a new generation of urban farmers build their birds luxury accommodations. Watch the Extended Roundtable interview with Author Matt Wolpe by clicking here.