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Strange Universe: 5/24/15

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This week, Bob Berman talks about the color of stars and begs the question, what color is the sun?

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A black bear appears to be making rounds in New York's suburban Rockland County.

New York State Police are continuing to keep a close eye on an outdoor electronic music festival. They've now made several driving while intoxicated as well as drug arrests.

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A ceremony is being held on Memorial Day at the grave that a New York historical group says contains the oldest known remains of unknown soldiers in the United States.

  Connecticut environmental officials are asking campers from neighboring states not to bring in their own firewood into campsites.  

  Movie buffs are losing what has been a huge source of information and publicity for films: 

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On Tuesday, a New York State Senate panel discussed the state's response to climate change with scientists, farmers, environmental advocates and residents.  It was convened by Manhattan Democrat Brad Hoylman after two top Republican senators questioned whether climate change is occurring in the wake of the winter's cold temperatures and heavy snow.  WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with Senator Hoylman the day after the forum.

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New York City lawyers have asked the Rev. Al Sharpton's daughter to preserve photos she posted online of herself hiking amid a personal injury lawsuit.

The New York Post reports Saturday the attorneys want all posts and other communications detailing Dominique Sharpton's "mobility, activity or physical limitations."

That's because Sharpton claims in a lawsuit that she suffered permanent injuries after spraining her ankle on an uneven city sidewalk last December.

The recent social media posts appear to show her hiking on various trips.

Bernie Sanders' new presidential campaign headquarters is just a few doors up Church Street in Burlington from the City Hall he served as mayor 34 years ago.

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