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PLATTSBURGH | Attorney General Letitia James announced a guilty plea in a contempt of court proceeding May 8 that found that Christopher Crowningshield was illegally taking advantage of asylum seekers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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Scores of Frontier subscribers have reached out to the Sun over the past two years to detail concerns over sputtering broadband and phone service. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Customers in the Adirondacks have long complained over spotty internet service. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Morrisonville-based cab company is allegedly continuing to price gouge refugees seeking passage to the Canadian border despite being dinged by the state last year for the same practice. Read more

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ALBANY | Charter Spectrum will pay $174 million and refund customers $62 million in a settlement over claims it engaged in a “systematic scheme” to defraud and mislead internet subscribers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the holiday season ramps into high gear, authorities are urging consumers to be wary of gift card scams. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | “We get one chance to get things right for the next 10 years.” Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Public Service Commission has booted Charter from the state two years after the state agency approved their merger with Time Warner. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A gun-buyback event in the City of Plattsburgh last week resulted in 151 firearms submitted to authorities by local owners. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Just six weeks after promising to shake up the local news industry, WIPS News is now the subject of a criminal investigation. Read more

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WILMINGTON | The state announced $103 million in funding to provide broadband for the North Country last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The woman’s voice was pleasant, but her tone was threatening. Read more

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality laws last week, a measure that will undoubtedly change the way people across the U.S. interact with the internet — especially here in the remote North Country. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — County officials last week inked a deal with Lyft, giving the company permission to operate at the Plattsburgh International Airport. Read more

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“We’re in the process of calling in all companies registered to operate in the city,” says Plattsburgh City Police Chief Read more

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Broadband access tops the list of existential issues facing the North Country. Read more

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