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PLATTSBURGH | The escape from Clinton Correctional Facility by two convicted murders in 2015 immediately drew comparisons to Hollywood capers like the “Shawshank Redemption.” more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A 14-year-old accused of stabbing a West Chazy man in the chest will remain remanded to a juvenile detention facility in Albany after appearing in Clinton County Court last week. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As fears of election tampering loom large, the state Board of Elections is rolling out bolstered security measures to safeguard against possible threats this November. more

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ALBANY | The state Board of Elections formally voted Wednesday to invalidate 572 signatures submitted by the Tedra Cobb campaign in an effort to start a new ballot line. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Tedra Cobb’s effort to start her own ballot line has hit a legal speed bump. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors will make an early week trip down to Albany to request lawmakers come together one more time before ending the legislative session for 2018. more

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ALBANY | A state regulatory agency has determined Charter Communications has failed to extend its cable network and expand high-speed internet service and has fined the provider $2 million. more

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ALBANY | The New York State Police have honored a pair of Troop B Troopers who went above and beyond the call of duty, risking their lives to save a snowmobiler who went through the ice in the Tri-Lakes area. more

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ALBANY | A dispute over an endorsement from a grassroots progressive group has spilled out into the open in the Democratic primary for New York’s 21st Congressional District. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Forensic research by state police and an Albany pathologist has determined that human bones found about three weeks ago in the woods behind the Lake George town hall were the remains of a Brooklyn man whose whereabouts were unknown... more

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ALBANY | The state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled the state’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) covers electronically scanned images of ballots taken from voting machines. more

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ALBANY | The Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon over Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday. more

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ALBANY | All seven Democratic candidates seeking to defeat Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) have met the deadline to file petitions with the state Board of Elections. more

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A reporter from the New York Daily News was the subject of 15 minutes of Twitter fame last week after being arrested for speaking on his cell phone in the lobby of the Senate chamber during state budget negotiations. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers passed a $168.3 billion state budget early Saturday. The spending plan closes a $4.4 billion shortfall amid risks to federal aid and includes a $1 billion increase in state education aid. more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. more

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