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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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LAKE PLACID | It’s been a bruising summer so far for Tedra Cobb, who emerged victorious as the Democratic nominee for New York’s 21st Congressional District in a five-way primary last month. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country political world is chattering following a cardinal sin committed by a Democratic candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Elise Stefanik in November. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mexico and Canada have been exempted from the stiff penalties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, a measure cheered by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow municipalities to create ambulance districts. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing making the state’s shared services initiative permanent. Read more

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DANNEMORA | A tip about stolen chickens has led to the arrest of two teenagers on burglary charges. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | A former Whiteface Lodge worker is being accused of racking up over $134,000 in unauthorized purchases on a business credit card while working at the resort. Read more

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