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Heroin Crisis: The community of Malone, New York is fighting back against a growing heroin epidemic. Community leaders, drug counselors and law enforcement recently held a forum at Franklin Academy in Malone to talk about the dramatic increase in heroin use in the North Country, and answer questions from members of the community.
Oil Train Derails: New York State regulators hit Canadian Pacific Railway with a fine for waiting hours to report the minor derailment of one of its oil trains at a rail yard in Albany.
Rail Workers Charged: 3 rail workers in Canada are now facing criminal charges for last summer’s runway crude train in Lac Megantic, Quebec that killed 47.
On the Mend: Teenager Brett Bouchard’s quick thinking helps doctors save his arm after it was severed while on the job at a restaurant in Massena, New York.
Offering Comfort: Jack LaDuke introduces us to some special volunteers who are offering cancer patients some comfort to help them through their treatments and trying times. Watch Jack’s story by clicking here.
Summer School: Paul Larson has the story of some theater and music students hoping to be part of a prestigious summer school program.
Summer Lecture Series: The President of the Miner Institute joins us to discuss a new summer lecture series kicking off this week that will focus on farm and agricultural issues. Watch the extended interview with Dr. Rick Grant by clicking here.