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The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | While much of Vermont is a safe haven for liberals and progressives, Rutland County continues to thrive as a regional outpost for GOP leaders, as shown by the results of the recent primary election. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels is catching on in Europe, where two dozen nations last week pledged to boost research funding into the technology. more

The Sun

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GLENS FALLS | It’s fall. And with the foliage and proliferation of roadside campaign lawn signs comes flurries of political activity. more

The Sun

On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), one of our country’s most successful outdoor conservation tools, is set to expire. more

Letters to the Editor

Liberal Democrats, contrary to the opinion expressed by a reader last week, don’t want to “depose” Mr. Trump. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. more

The Sun

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In 2015, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the largest and most ambitious state-led broadband program in the nation. more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A nonprofit has stepped forward to serve as a conduit between local government and the state agency overseeing the broadband build-out effort. more

The Sun

Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. more

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A year ago Gov. Phil Scott created the Vermont Climate Action Commission in response to clamor generated by the state’s environmental organizations determined to make Vermonters take bold action to defeat... more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Voters at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have reached a decisive moment that will chart their future trajectory for generations. more

The Sun

DANNEMORA | Chazy Lake, a popular fishing spot in the western side of the county, has received official designation from the state as an inland waterway. more

The Sun

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We have so much information at our fingertips today, it’s no wonder people are beginning to realize the difference between the news they can trust to be accurate and the information that appears to be realistic on the surface... more

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OK liberal Democrats. Let’s say you’re successful in deposing our president. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The plane has landed. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump announced on Monday the U.S. has tentatively reached a new trade agreement with Mexico and will scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement. more

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PORT HENRY | It’s been a little over a year since the dissolution of the Village of Port Henry, and for the most part life has gone on with little change. more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | One of the goals of the Economic Development Initiative developed by the Town of Chester and the North Warren Chamber of Commerce is to get small businesses to locate in the downtown and, hopefully, to offer jobs. more

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