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This population. The centers president. Mary ward says a recent community mini grant from the american heart association and blue cross. Blue shield of north carolina will allow the organization to expand its nicotine replacement therapy program for residential patients. And what we learned in serving patients that patients really were interested in receiving some type of therapy or care for nicotine addiction about one in four adults in the. Us has some form of behavioral health condition and smokes nearly forty percent of all cigarettes consumed by adults according to the centers for disease control and prevention. I'm nadia gone. Governor andrew cuomo uses third installment of the state of the state address wednesday to take on beating the challenges of climate change cuomo announced that the new york state energy research and development authority will contract for two new offshore wind projects generating twenty five hundred megawatts of clean electric power the largest wind project in the country. Joe martins has the new york offshore wind alliance calls that a quantum leap forward toward meeting the goal of nine thousand megawatts by twenty thirty five as mandated by the climate leadership and community protection. Act the governor signed in july twenty nineteen year. We are less than two years out in. The state has already contrast for almost half of that governor also announced contracts for twenty four new solar projects that will generate a total of about twenty two hundred megawatts of power. I'm andrea series reporting and finally damn but art tells us to help the next generation of farmers a west virginia community. Formed group is raising funds to acquire land for future growers in a former coal region. The west virginia agrarian commons looks to buy an eighty two acre farm in fayette county with a ninety nine year lease according to ian mcsweeney with the agrarian. Trust which is working with the mountain state group. He says the average age of farmland owners is about sixty five and the cooperative farm will lower cost to make it easier for new growers to enter agriculture production. Farmers are aging out. The cost of farm land and farming is considerable which leads thirty seven mid size farms. A day closing is just financially unsustainable for a farmer stacks next generation farmers to take over in a state with twelve million acres of farmland the commons group to preserve appalachian agrarian way of life while also transforming formerly coal dominated land. This is my clifford for public news service member analyst or supported great radio stations across the nation and a line at public news service dot. Org it is a look at your local forecast from the heartland newsfeed with us into there will be blustery conditions today with a sixty percent chance of rain. Winds will gust as much as thirty miles per hour from the southwest high temperatures in the mid forties tonight partly cloudy skies with a forty percent chance of rain low in the lower twenties. Friday it will be cold unclear. There's a slight chance of snow showers in the morning high in the mid thirties. That's the latest whittam checkouts more news whether or not website at the newsfeed dot com..