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PLATTSBURGH | The Recovery in Jobs Act has been included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $175 billion 2019-20 budget proposal. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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MONTPELIER | According to Rebecca Kelley, media aide to Gov. Phil Scott, members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

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Members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. 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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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County Sheriff David Favro said his record speaks for itself. Read more

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. Read more

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The North Country is no stranger to the tragedies that result from a pattern of opioid abuse in our area. Read more

Letters to the Editor

MONTPELIER  | “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis” is an eight-part series highlighting the science of addiction as well as the cultural, social and economic challenges associated with addiction. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A proposed transitional housing and rehabilitation campus expected to take over the old Clinton Community College dormitories on the former U.S. Air Force base has received early approval from the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three Warren County supervisors were among about 150 county politicians participating in a meeting with U.S. government officials in Washington D.C. last month. Read more

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In 2016, over 3,600 New Yorkers died of an opioid overdose. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Richard Jensen visited Plattsburgh last week to listen to stories of addiction and share his own. Read more

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