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CLINTON COUNTY | Clinton County is considering adopting a new program called Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, or ODMAP, a computer system that allows law enforcement and health departments to track overdoses and drug trends in the area Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Three Vermont community mental health agencies announced that they are joining forces in a suit against the opioid drug industry. Read more

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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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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

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MINEVILLE | In the wake of a particularly devastating storm that heavily damaged the Adirondacks, a bus from the Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility showed up in a particularly hard-hit community, ready and willing to help clean up... Read more

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

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SARANAC LAKE | Jordanna Mallach aims to become the second female sheriff in New York state this November, as she announced her candidacy and set up a contest against incumbent Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill. Read more

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