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Over 1,000 people attended the dedication of a new War Memorial outside the Ulster County Office Building in Uptown Kingston, New York on Sunday afternoon. The Roll of Honor consists of five black polished granite slabs, etched with the names of residents who perished in every American conflict.

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The National Sports Academy in Lake Placid is closing at the end of May after graduation and won't re-open in the fall.

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The Vermont Legislature wants feedback on its legislative website and suggestions for improving it.

West Point officials are telling the school's Hudson Valley neighbors that cadet training this summer might get noisy sometimes.

The U.S. Military Academy says nearby residents might occasionally hear summer training activities this month through August. That includes artillery firing, weapons training and demolitions.

Residents also can expect to see and hear low-flying helicopters, especially during air assault school, for most of the first three weeks of June.

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(Airs 5/24 & 5/25) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about the mental health of journalists, the state of the news media in 2015, a billionaire possibly buying the New York Daily News, and much more.

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As the warm weather arrives and summer tourism season begins, a leading conservation and preservation organization in Massachusetts is showcasing many of its properties.  The Trustees of Reservations owns beaches, forests, and parklands, as well as several cultural treasures.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the organization’s president Barbara Erickson.

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President Barack Obama has nominated Burlington lawyer Eric Miller to serve as the next U.S. attorney for Vermont.

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New York state has bought a more than 1,400-acre nature preserve to protect water quality in Lake George and a major tributary.

Strange Universe: 5/24/15

May 24, 2015

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

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