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SOUTH BURLINGTON | Tim Camisa and Mike Rooney, of South Burlington’s Antiques at Vermont shop at the University Mall, are hosting a current exhibit of patent medicine in Vermont. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has joined the cities of Schenectady, Albany and Troy in filing litigation against pharmaceutical manufacturers seeking to hold them accountable for the opiate epidemic. Read more

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. Read more

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BALLSTON SPA | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has clinched a heavy-duty endorsement days before the midterm elections. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Opiates, overtime and school security dominated discussion of the faceoff between the contenders for Clinton County sheriff last week. Read more

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RUTLAND | Vermont Department of Health officials began warning people who use street drugs to seek a supply of the overdose “reversal” drug naloxone (commercially known as Narcan). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik sounded off on the pressures facing the dairy industry in a tele-town hall on Thursday, her 15th since taking office. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It was when she woke up one morning, looked over and saw her child’s father dead beside her, that a slippery slope appeared beneath her feet. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Teachers in the Ticonderoga Central School District got to hear from an expert on opiate addiction recently. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | United Way of the Adirondack Region, a nonprofit that serves residents of the tri-county area, successfully raised $725,272. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. Read more

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The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. Read more

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Leaders from Clinton County, the Town of Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh have outlined their visions for their respective localities. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Gov. Scott delivered his 2018 State of the State address Jan. 4 highlighting the progress of the past year and strengthening his commitment to growing the economy and making Vermont more affordable... Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Elise Stefanik has co-sponsored a series of bills designed to combat the entrenched opiate epidemic. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) group is hosting a substance-free New Year’s Eve event. Read more

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