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Between A Town And Its Bears, A Star-Crossed Relationship

Most people in the town of Old Forge, N.Y., want to refrain from feeding black bears. The trouble is, without the bears coming around as often as they do, North Country Public Radio's Natasha Haverty reports that the town could stand to lose a lot of its tourism.

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State of Democracy Politics and Policy Reporter Natasha Haverty is an award-winning public media journalist whose work has appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and on PRX. Before coming to NHPR she worked at North Country Public Radio. She co-produced The Prison Time Media Project, a national series exploring the legacy of mass incarceration on the anniversary of the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Her investigative reporting has won recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists, PRNDI, Murrow, and the AP.
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