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

The Sun

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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.” more

The Vermont Eagle

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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. more

The Sun

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. 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. 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. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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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... more

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

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County agencies are wondering aloud how patients and clients can be transported following a sting that took down Medicaid-funded taxi agencies last month. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A coalition of local mental health providers is coming together in an attempt to lower the price of health insurance while improving the quality of service. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Over 150 people marched in Plattsburgh last Saturday to show their support for victims of the recent mass-shooting in Parkland, Florida and call for stricter gun control measures. more

The Sun

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Over 2,500 students from Vermont schools demonstrated in Montpelier against school violence last weekend. more

Editorials

Deadly viruses can kill. If delivered to others, it can kill others. If spread to large populations, it can kill massively. more

Letters to the Editor

I commend Raynard Corrow for standing up for common sense and what is leading to the spike in violence that we see today. more

Letters to the Editor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three weeks after a gunman killed 17 at a Florida high school in Parkland, state and federal lawmakers are still responding with possible solutions. more

The Sun

I am still reeling from events of the last few days! more

Letters to the Editor 5 Comments

As a Marine and a combat veteran, I am appalled after hearing of the terrible school shooting in Parkland! more

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