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New York News
1:30 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

115th Assembly District Primary Pits Former Challenger Against Incumbent

Janet Duprey (left) and Karen Bisso (right)
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Republicans in New York’s 115th Assembly District are choosing between the incumbent and a challenger who is repeating her 2012 primary contest.

In New York’s North Country, the key primary race finds incumbent Republican Janet Duprey facing challenger Karen Bisso in a rematch.  Duprey won in 2012 and says she’s a bit surprised that she’s facing the same challenger.  “Certainly I won substantially two years ago and then certainly won the general election by an even greater margin. So it was a surprise that the same challenger came back. But I feel up to the challenge.”

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New England News
10:20 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Vermont Fall Foliage Reports To Begin

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The state of Vermont is getting ready to issue its first foliage report of the season.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Vermont To Publish Lists Of Delinquent Taxpayers

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Under a new law, the Vermont Department of Taxes will start issuing lists by the end of the year of 100 individual taxpayers and 100 business taxpayers with the highest amounts of unpaid tax debt.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Lola Aiken, Widow Of Senator, Dies At 102

Lola Aiken, the widow of former Vermont governor and U.S. Sen. George Aiken, has died.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Police Shootings Vermont, Officer Involved Shootings

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Records show the five police shootings in Vermont this year are the most in one year and double the 17-year average since the attorney general's office began investigating all officer-involved shootings.

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North Country News
12:45 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program Director Hilary Smith Talks About New Job In Washington D.C.

Hilary Smith
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One of the individuals who has led efforts to combat invasive species in New York is leaving to take a position at the Department of Interior. Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program Director Hilary Smith will become the federal agency’s invasive species coordinator. She spoke with WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley about her decision to leave the Adirondacks.

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North Country News
9:00 am
Sun September 7, 2014

Candidate Reveals Women’s Platform

Aaron Woolf
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The Democratic candidate in New York’s 21st congressional district race was in Plattsburgh Friday to unveil his legislative women’s agenda.

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New England News
11:00 am
Sat September 6, 2014

FairPoint Unions Vow To Take Fight To 'New Level'

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Leaders of two unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont say they're going after the CEO, board members and corporate owners for refusing to negotiate.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Shumlin Seeks Disaster Declaration For July Storm

Chester, Vermont
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is seeking a federal disaster declaration for assistance with repairs to roads and other public infrastructure that were damaged during last month's storm in Windsor and Windham counties.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Adirondack Film Society Launches Monthly Film Series To Lead Into Lake Placid Film Forum

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The Lake Placid Film Forum’s umbrella organization the Adirondack Film Society is planning a monthly series of films to lead up to next summer’s film forum.

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