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QUEENSBURY | Since 2011, a group of environmentally-conscious citizens have been giving presentations, visiting classrooms, circulating petitions and lobbying Warren County officials to enact a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced a new initiative to increase the diversity of faculty at state universities. Read more

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is not in favor of proposed changes to state Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is opening a public defender’s office. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature passed a slew of election reforms on Monday designed to make it easier to vote in the state. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Testimony at Essex County Court entered a second day with recollections from witnesses present at Eagles Club ahead of a fatal shooting in Moriah last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Superintendent Scott Osborne and school board members appeared to be feeling bullish over the district’s future regardless of how Tuesday's merger vote goes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A former civilian worker at Clinton Correctional has been sentenced to a year in jail for engaging in an illicit relationship with an inmate and providing contraband. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Data is emerging on how North Country voters cast their ballots. Read more

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SARATOGA SPRINGS | Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon stumped in Saratoga Springs on Sunday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | It appears New York State is prepared to fund a proposed $6.5 million county-wide shared emergency medical services (EMS) program in Essex County. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Marc Molinaro has had a busy summer, alternating between news conferences excoriating state corruption and traveling upstate meeting with farmers and regular voters. Read more

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