Mountain Lake Journal - April 25, 2013
Terror Plot Foiled: A suspected terrorist from Montreal is accused of plotting a deadly attack on a via rail train traveling between Toronto and New York City.
Border Fee: Will you soon have to pay to cross the border? Why community leaders and the region’s members of congress say homeland security’s push to collect fees at the northern border would be a bad idea.
Underwater Power Line: A project that would build a high voltage transmission line under Lake Champlain to carry Canadian hydropower to New York City has cleared a major hurdle.
Emotions Run High: With the victims of Boston fresh on their minds nearly a thousand runners race through the streets of Plattsburgh during the city’s annual half marathon.
Cleaning Up Albany: The head of one of New York’s largest political watchdog groups joins us at the roundtable to talk about how the arrest of 2 state lawmakers has renewed the push to clean up Albany and get big money out of politics. To learn more: commoncause.org/ny
Mountain Retreat: Veterans, soldiers, and their families come to the Adirondacks on a special retreat to help them heal the wounds of war.
All That Jazz: We’ll take you to one of Quebec’s most popular jazz festivals in Saguenay for the 18th jazz and blues festival. To learn more: jazzetblues.com