The Heart Of The North Country
Audio Features from 99 Hits FM, Potsdam, NY
Duration: 7:40 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
99 News for 3/24/12
99 NEWS FOR SATURDAY, 3/24/12
OWENS: FARMERS HIT EVEN HARDER THAN EXPECTED IN RYAN BUDGET—Democratic Congressman and Ag Committee Member Bill Owens said in a conference call with reporters Friday the spending plan floated by GOP House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan sets 30 billion dollars in cuts, while there was a bipartisan agreement in the Ag Committees of both houses for 23 billion in cuts. Owens says Ryan demanding committees be ultimately responsible for meeting their reconciliation instructions does damage to the both the budget process and the committee process.
“BUY FROM THE BACKYARD” BILL FROM LOCAL SENATOR AND AG COMMITTEE CHAIIR PATTY RITCHIE, CALLING FOR THE STATE TO BUY 20 PERCENT OF ITS FOOD FROM WITHIN THE STATE, PASSED MONDAY IN THE SENATE AND IS NOW HEADED FOR THE ASSEMBLY
BOTH PEOPLE MISSING FROM TUPPER LAKE WEDNESDAY FOUND—CARL BURNS, JR. LOCATED FRIDAY IN A REMOTE AREA NEAR TUPPER LAKE, ANGELA ROBERTS FOUND IN PIERCEFIELD THURSDAY. STATE POLICE RECOVERED A JEEP STOLEN IN A BUGLARY, BUT NOT A HANDGUN FROM THE SAME LOCATION
OGDENSBURG POLICE INVESTIGATING THEFT OF WOOD USED IN THE NORTH POLE VILLAGE DISPLAY, WWNY-TV 7 NEWS USES THE TERM “GRINCH”.
POTSDAM RAPE SUSPECT CHUNLEI XING, ACCUSED OF BEATING, BURNING AND OTHERWISE ASSAULTING A WOMAN AT MEADOW EAST LAST YEAR, WAS ALLOWED TO PLEAD DOWN TO THREE MISDEMEANORS AND WAS GIVEN A CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE