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BRISTOL | “A vote for Gov. Phil Scott is a vote for all of us,” U.S. House candidate Anya Tinyo said during a GOP candidates’ forum held at a recently constructed volunteer fire station in the Addison County town of Bristol on Sept. 13. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) could face as many as three challengers this November as she defends her seat for a ninth term. more

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TICONDEROGA | Teachers in the Ticonderoga Central School District got to hear from an expert on opiate addiction recently. more

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SARANAC LAKE | The St. Joseph’s Addiction Recovery Center, a Saranac Lake-based substance abuse treatment facility, was awarded $450,000 from the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services last week. more

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BRANDON | Brandon Police officers responded to two drug overdose calls in one day last month. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. more

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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. more

Editorials

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has introduced legislation that would allow businesses to claim a tax credit for hiring recovering addicts from state-certified rehab facilities. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. more

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MIDDLEBURY | On Nov. 1, former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (2003-11), was the keynote speaker at the annual Orange County GOP spaghetti dinner held in Randolph. more

The Vermont Eagle

Opioid epidemic, your government at work. Have you ever heard of the “Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act”? more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie has always been a college football fan. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. more

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. more

Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Community Columnists

“Addiction is a family disease,” said Pam Nolan, a Ticonderoga resident and member of the Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Programming designed to share personal stories, erase stigma more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. more

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