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Ontario & Quebec: Canada's St. Lawrence border region and the capital.

Hear ye! Kingston's Town Crier wins world tournament

(Aug 29, 2014) Kingston, Ontario has something to shout about. The city's official town crier, Chris Whyman, has taken...
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Heard Up North: a summer of hot-dogs at Prescott's harbor

(Aug 28, 2014) For some teenagers it's been a summer of camp counseling, babysitting, or mowing lawns. An Ontario teen...
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Tapes show confusion, misteps in Quebec oil train disaster

(Aug 22, 2014) For the first time, audio recordings have emerged from the Lac Megantic oil train disaster in Canada...
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Adirondacks:
New York's Adirondack Mountains.
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Pickup truck crashes in Saranac Lake; driver dies

(Sep 2, 2014) SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man in his 60s has died after suffering a medical condition while...
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A walk among the treetops takes shape in Tupper Lake

(Sep 2, 2014) Next summer visitors to the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake, N.Y., will able to...
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Paul Smith's VIC bids "adios" to monarchs migrating south

(Sep 1, 2014) About 40 guests and staff gathered at the butterfly house at the Paul Smith's Visitors Interpretive...
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St. Lawrence Valley:
New York side of the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Two primaries, three candidates for 116th Assembly district

(Sep 2, 2014) Primary day is coming up. In New York's 116th Assembly District, which stretches along the St. Lawrence...
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Corning celebrates expansion, 40 new jobs in Canton

(Aug 25, 2014) State and local leaders dug shovels into dirt last week to celebrate the expansion of the Corning plant...
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Canton ex-guard pleads guilty to running family off road

(Aug 22, 2014) CANTON, N.Y. (AP) A former jail guard is facing more than 10 years behind bars for running his family...
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1000 Islands-Jefferson County:
New York's 1000 Islands region and Jefferson County.
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Hear ye! Kingston's Town Crier wins world tournament

(Aug 29, 2014) Kingston, Ontario has something to shout about. The city's official town crier, Chris Whyman, has taken...
[more]

Support at Ft. Drum for missile site that may never be built

(Aug 21, 2014) Fort Drum is one of four locations the military is considering for a missile defense site for the East...
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Ft. Drum's 3rd Brigade deactivates as part of cuts

(Aug 14, 2014) FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) One of the Army combat brigades based at Fort Drum in northern New York is...
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Champlain Valley NYChamplain Valley: New York side of the Champlain Valley.

Invasive spiny water flea confirmed in Lake Champlain

(Sep 1, 2014) Spiny water flea has officially officially arrived in Lake Champlain.Spiny water flea is an invasive...
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Combating sea lamprey on Lake Champlain

(Sep 1, 2014) It's not easy to control invasive species like Eurasian watermilfoil and spiny water flea once they've...
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Events mark Battle of Plattsburgh's bicentennial

(Aug 28, 2014) PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) Two weeks of events will lead up to next month's commemoration of the 200th...
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Tug Hill-
Lewis County
:
The Tug Hill Plateau and Lewis County New York.

Investigators are reconstructing fatal crash, race tracks make safety changes

(Aug 13, 2014) According to the Watertown Daily Times the Ontario County sheriff investigating the death of Kevin Ward...
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NY kicks in to help job-seekers in Jefferson and Lewis counties

(Aug 8, 2014) New York is kicking in up to $1.3 million to help the long-term unemployed find work in Jefferson and...
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Is this really a biz plan for the North Country?

(Dec 17, 2013) Last month Centerstate CEO, a Syracuse-based economic development group, released a plan for a region...
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Vermont:
Vermont's Champlain Valley region.

Utility and national company to talk energy

(Sep 2, 2014) ESSEX, Vt. (AP) Officials from Vermont's largest utility and a national renewable energy company are...
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Invasive spiny water flea confirmed in Lake Champlain

(Sep 1, 2014) Spiny water flea has officially officially arrived in Lake Champlain.Spiny water flea is an invasive...
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Combating sea lamprey on Lake Champlain

(Sep 1, 2014) It's not easy to control invasive species like Eurasian watermilfoil and spiny water flea once they've...
[more]