Brian Mann

Reporter for North Country Public Radio

Brian Mann appears in the following:

Rural Startups, Often Overlooked, Are The Focus Of New Investment Programs

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Small-town startups often struggle to attract serious investors. But efforts are under way to help entrepreneurs outside the urban beltway find financing.

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Quebec Town Honors Train Derailment Victims, One Year Later

Sunday, July 06, 2014

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'Hell Must Look Like This': A Grueling Year For Train-Struck Town

Friday, July 04, 2014

One year has passed since an American train derailed and exploded in a small Canadian town, killing 47 people and igniting debate over rail safety and oil shipment. Much of the town r...

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N.Y. Governor Says College For Inmates Will Pay Off For Taxpayers

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Andrew Cuomo says funding prison college classes will cut recidivism rates. But critics say it's unfair to pay for prisoners' educations while middle-class families struggle with college costs.

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N.Y. Becomes Largest Prison System To Curb Solitary Confinement

Sunday, February 23, 2014

New York made sweeping changes this week to the way prisons use solitary confinement.

The deal, signed by a federal judge on Wednesday, was prompted by a federal lawsuit filed by critics who say thousands of inmates — some of them pregnant or mentally ill — are being held for ...

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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.  

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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

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New York's Gun Control Law Gets Even More Controversial

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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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

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New York Politicians Go Head To Head In The Wild

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Painful Recovery Begins In Lac-Megantic

Saturday, July 13, 2013

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Residents Search For Answers After Deadly Train Explosion

Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Quebec Braces For More Victims From Train Blast

Thursday, July 11, 2013

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DOJ: Prison Inmate Population Shows Modest Decline

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Budget Cuts Could Compromise Safety At Overcrowded Prisons

Thursday, February 28, 2013

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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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