Mountain Lake Journal - December 13, 2012
Power Grab: We talk with Senator Jeff Klein, the leader of the renegade Democrats who cut a deal with Republicans to seize control of the New York state senate.
Slow Recovery: New York State comptroller Tom Dinapoli joins us in our studio to talk about a new alert system to warn towns and school districts in New York when they are facing financial stress, and the on-going economic recovery.
Looking Upstate: The Times Union is reporting that state leaders may be secretly trying to help find a new location for a computer chip factory in upstate New York to build chips for Apple --- which announced it plans to manufacture chips for its ipads and iphones in the U.S.
Killing Spree: Police release frightening new details of confessed serial killer Israel Keyes’ murder spree, including Keyes admission to investigators that one of his victims may be hidden somewhere in Northern New York.
Change in the Menu: The U.S. Agriculture Department makes changes to the new, controversial, school lunch program. Students will be allowed more meat and grains after complaints from parents, educators and members of congress who say under the new lunch menu, many students aren’t getting enough to eat.
Holocaust Memorial: Our Jack LaDuke has the story of a well known local artist and his contribution to a new Holocaust Memorial that has opened on the campus of Plattsburgh State University.
Christmas Wish: Santa pays an early visit to the Children's Hospital in Burlington, but it’s doctors who give a young cancer patient and his family from Plattsburgh the best possible gift this Christmas.