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PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

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Recently, a reader submitted a letter addressing the illegal immigrant situation. Although I welcome national security, the rhetoric and the inflated, false statements are disturbing. Read more

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When Preston, of Essex, is willing to take 100 illegal aliens into her home (Jan. 19 edition), then maybe we all could feel sorry for these wandering tribes. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

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For nearly 40 years, I’ve heard presidents, senators as well as congressmen and congresswomen from both sides of the aisle talk about the border crisis and the need to reform our immigration system. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump on Monday announced a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Read more

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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. Read more

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ALBANY | New York will sue the federal government over the practice of separating children from their parents following their detainment for illegally entering the country. Read more

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I first crossed an open border in Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but before German unification. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As controversy continues to mount over an ongoing immigration crackdown, one North Country political candidate is heading to the front lines. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country Chamber of Commerce has released its annual survey of businesses. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Businesses throughout the region are more confident than ever that the area’s economy is on the rise. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Congress must pass a spending bill in early-February to avoid another government shutdown Read more

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VAUDREUIL-DORION, QUEBEC | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) brought some comfort to a group of business leaders during a joint meeting between the North Country Chamber of Commerce and a pair of Canadian chambers on Monday. Read more

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Several SUNY Plattsburgh students spent part of the spring 2017 semester getting to know students in a class 2,500 miles away in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Read more

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BRISTOL— Vermont’s migrant farmworkers will be the topic of special twin presentations at the Lawrence Memorial Library on 40 North St. in Bristol on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — While the tense showdown over the Affordable Care Act gobbled up headlines last week, local groups remained concerned over possible cuts in domestic spending. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE – North Country Public Radio Reporter Brian Mann visited the Indian Lake Central School second grade to talk about monarch butterflies. Read more

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