Brian Mann

Reporter for North Country Public Radio

Brian Mann appears in the following:

Sochi 2014: Get To Know Team NYC

Friday, February 07, 2014

The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.

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24,000 Acres Along Hudson Declared Wilderness Zone

Friday, December 13, 2013

A state panel voted Friday to create the Hudson Gorge Wilderness Area, a vast,  new 24,000 acre stretch along the upper Hudson River.  


Land Swaps on the Ballot

Monday, November 04, 2013

Brian Mann, reporter and Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio (NCPR), talks about the two ballot proposals that involve swapping land in the Adirondacks, one to settle a title dispute and the other to preserve jobs.

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Two Questions About the Adirondacks

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Next month, voters across New York will decide the fate of two historic land swaps in the Adirondack Park. One would settle a long-standing property dispute in Raquette Lake. The other would allow a mining company to extract a mineral called wollastonite from 200 acres of park land in the Champlain Valley town of Lewis.

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As Olympics Near, Bobsledder Still Fighting For A Spot

Tuesday, October 29, 2013


New York's Gun Control Law Gets Even More Controversial

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


Profile: Charles Rangel and the Drug Wars

Saturday, August 17, 2013

In March 1971, New York City faced a growing heroin epidemic. That year, Charles Rangel — then just 41 years old — was part of a delegation of newly-elected black congressman who won a closed-door meeting at the White House with President Richard Nixon.

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Fight Brews Over Who Will Pay To Clean Up Quebec Train Crash

Friday, July 26, 2013


New York Politicians Go Head To Head In The Wild

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Painful Recovery Begins In Lac-Megantic

Saturday, July 13, 2013


Residents Search For Answers After Deadly Train Explosion

Thursday, July 11, 2013


Quebec Braces For More Victims From Train Blast

Thursday, July 11, 2013


DOJ: Prison Inmate Population Shows Modest Decline

Tuesday, April 16, 2013


Budget Cuts Could Compromise Safety At Overcrowded Prisons

Thursday, February 28, 2013


Prison Time: 40 Years of Rockefeller Drug Laws

Friday, January 25, 2013

Forty years ago this month, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller launched his campaign for what came to be known as the Rockefeller drug laws

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Amid Budget Squeeze, N.Y. Sells Nursing Homes

Thursday, August 16, 2012

In upstate New York, county officials are scrambling to sell off nursing homes that have been taxpayer-funded for generations. Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, N.Y., was part...


Post-Irene Cleanup May Damage Environment

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Towns and villages in Vermont and upstate New York are beginning to recover from Tropical Storm Irene. But scientists say the widespread chemical and sewage spills, and the cleanup'...

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Prison Towns Worry Closures Could Upend Communities

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to shutter as many as 10 prisons statewide in order to cut costs, but officials in the primarily upstate New York communities that house correctional facilities are concerned about job loss.

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Voting Around: Regional Round-Up

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University talks about the Long Island races, and Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, is watching four key races in New Jersey.  Then Brian Mann, reporter and Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio reports from the New York State perspective, and John Dankowsky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, discusses Connecticut.   

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Assessing GOP Wins in NJ and VA, Loss in NY-23

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Despite President Obama’s repeated appearances on the campaign trail, Democrats lost both of the gubernatorial elections up for grabs yesterday. Does this mean that the president has ...