North Country http://wamc.org en North Country Reacts To State Of The State http://wamc.org/post/north-country-reacts-state-state <p></p><p></p><p>Many of the initiatives in Governor Cuomo’s State of the State are being welcomed by officials in New York’s North Country. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:55:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81521 at http://wamc.org North Country Reacts To State Of The State Tonight In Albany: THE CORRECTION http://wamc.org/post/tonight-albany-correction <p></p><p></p><p>A former inmate and a former corrections worker&nbsp;will get together tonight in Albany to talk about their shared experience behind bars.&nbsp;&nbsp; In 1973, New York Legislators enacted statutes that created mandatory minimum sentences of 15 years to life for possession of four ounces of narcotics—a comparable sentence to second-degree murder.&nbsp; Those statutes became known as the Rockefeller Drug Laws and they prompted an unprecedented expansion of New York’s courts and prison system. Rockefeller’s hard-line approach set the tone for the nation’s “war on drugs.”</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:20:56 +0000 Dave Lucas 79550 at http://wamc.org Tonight In Albany: THE CORRECTION North Country high school, university students advance to championship round of robotics competition http://wamc.org/post/north-country-high-school-university-students-advance-championship-round-robotics-competition <p>Imagine this; two teams of three robots each are pitted against each other in an area to fling projectiles and climb to the top of a steel pyramid. Sun, 17 Mar 2013 16:30:00 +0000 60022 at http://wamc.org North Country high school, university students advance to championship round of robotics competition Snow, wintry mix expected in N. new England http://wamc.org/post/snow-wintry-mix-expected-n-new-england <p>CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As residents in northern New England dig out of the big snowstorm, they're anticipating headaches from the next storm, which is expected to bring a combination of snow and freezing rain.<br><br>The National Weather Service says more snow was expected Monday morning. It will gradually change to sleet, freezing rain and rain.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:47:59 +0000 Associated Press 57552 at http://wamc.org Snow, wintry mix expected in N. new England North Country Officials Optimistic Following State of State http://wamc.org/post/north-country-officials-optimistic-following-state-state <p></p><p></p><p>Governor Andrew Cuomo presented a broad agenda in his State of the State address on Wednesday. North Country officials were pleased with the Governor’s focus on the upstate economy and tourism. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55456 at http://wamc.org North Country Officials Optimistic Following State of State