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TICONDEROGA | At least in Ticonderoga, the opioid epidemic that has hit rural America particularly hard might not be carrying over into the next generation, according to a biennial survey of student behavior. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga High School Drama Club will present the comedy-drama “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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With fewer than two weeks of the open enrollment period for health plans under the Affordable Care Act remaining, consumers nationwide are making critical health plan choices. Read more

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Suicide rates throughout the United States, and especially in Vermont, are on the rise. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Deena Giltz McCullough honored by statewide group Read more

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In pot-legal Oregon, “Reefer Madness” – schizophrenia – is a real and growing problem. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County Sheriff David Favro said his record speaks for itself. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Opiates, overtime and school security dominated discussion of the faceoff between the contenders for Clinton County sheriff last week. Read more

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RUTLAND | If you don’t think suicide is a growing concern here in Vermont, think again. A local news report in June cited that “suicide is the eighth-leading cause of death in Vermont.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Candidates are refining their health care pitches in the waning days of the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District. Read more

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MONTPELIER  | “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis” is an eight-part series highlighting the science of addiction as well as the cultural, social and economic challenges associated with addiction. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

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LAKE GEORGE | Retaining jail guards and recruiting people to take on the position has become a significant problem in Warren County, area law enforcement officials warned county supervisors last week. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Students attending schools in Bolton and Lake George saw uniformed and armed school resource officers (SROs) patrolling the hallways when they returned to classes this week. Read more

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RUTLAND | PART 1: Even as recreational marijuana advocates celebrated the legalization of small amounts of pot for personal use by the Vermont legislature earlier last month, troubling reports about the botanical... Read more

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In 2016, over 3,600 New Yorkers died of an opioid overdose. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials from the local business, government, education, health and law enforcement sectors are teaming up on a new housing and lifeskills campus on the former U.S.Air Force Base. Read more

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