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Plattsburgh, NY – The Clinton County Health Department backed off on a demand that the local Salvation Army apply for special permits to house transient refugees. The permit debate is occurring at a time when the Salvation Army is anticipating a large influx of people waiting to immigrate to Canada. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

Albany, NY – The Independent from Vermont, Bernie Sanders joins our own Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner today to discuss the war in Iraq and it's impact on international relations. Alan opens by asking if his reservations going into the war have been proven to be correct

Monticello, NY – The number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York state last year fell by about 25 percent from 2001. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

Burlington, VT – The 3rd annual Governor's Summit on the Employment of People with Disabilities is being held in Burlington today. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there to hear the keynote speaker - 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace - talk about his experience with clinical depression.

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Lottery has announced record sales in the past fiscal year. Advocates for problem gamblers say the record lottery sales reflect a growing problem for compulsive players. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke to a problem gambling counselor.

Albany, NY – The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a case that could determine the fate of affirmative action programs at colleges and universities across the country. The case is a challenge to the University of Michigan's policy of using race as a factor in admissions. A new poll suggests New Yorkers support affirmative action compared to thr rest of the nation. WAMC's Brian Shields reports

Millbrook, NY – The war on Iraq is causing jitters in many sectors of the national economy, including tourism, a big source of revenue for the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips takes a look at whether the region's travel and resort businesses are feeling the pinch.

Sharon, CT – Tri-Arts at the Sharon Playhouse will hold its annual gala benefit this Saturday night at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. The evening's performance "Comedy Tonight" will benefit the non-profit's summer youth program and features local talent and well-known television and film stars. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana provides this preview.

Kingston, NY – Two Mid-Hudson Valley residents may have Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It's the first sign of the disease in the region. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

Burlington, VT – Presidential candidate and former VT Governor Howard Dean has exceeded his 1st quarter fund-raising goal by a million dollars. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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