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New York News
4:15 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Absentee Ballot Controversy Continues in Wake of Plattsburgh Elections

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

All of the six Plattsburgh city council seats were up for election this year. As the campaigns drew close to election day, Republican candidates in two wards, and in some county legislative races, raised concerns over an unusual increase in filings for absentee ballots. Both winners and losers in Tuesday’s races plan to challenge the validity of the absentee ballots.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Calnon Wins Plattsburgh Mayoral Seat

The city of Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday in a three-way race that featured two independent candidates.

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New York News
1:11 am
Wed November 6, 2013

New Mayor Elected in Plattsburgh

Voters in Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Absentee Ballot Controversy Flares

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Republicans in Plattsburgh are considering legal action as they claim mishandling of absentee ballots is increasing as election day looms.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Firm Seeks VT Power Line Under Lake Champlain

An electric transmission company wants to build a 150-mile power line from the Canadian border to the southern Vermont town of Ludlow, much of which would be buried beneath the bottom of Lake Champlain.

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New York News
9:45 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Dig Turns up Ancient Artifacts at Upstate NY Site

View of Lake George and Million Dollar Beach
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York archaeologists say they've uncovered 10,000-year-old American Indian artifacts at the site of an improvement project at a popular state-owned beach in the southern Adirondacks.

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New York News
5:01 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Debate Over Adirondack Ballot Proposition Intensifies

Hardwood Hill
Credit Carl Heilman II

The debate over New York’s Proposition 5 is heating up with dueling endorsements, announcements and arguments over the proposal.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

NYCOM President Discusses Issues During Plattsburgh Visit

Village of Minoa Mayor Richard Donovan, President New York Conference of Mayors
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Plattsburgh’s mayor hosted the president of the New York Conference of Mayors at city hall Thursday morning for a discussion of issues facing communities across the state.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Accusations of Voter Fraud During Plattsburgh Council Debate

Plattsburgh City hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Last night, city council candidates in the city of Plattsburgh met in a League of Women Voters’ forum at city hall. The ward hopefuls were allowed to pose a question to their opponents. In several instances, Republican and Independent candidates took their challengers to task for what they say is an alarming increase in absentee ballot filings.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Forum with Three Mayoral Candidates Held in Plattsburgh

Vision2Action is an organization working to improve the greater Plattsburgh region by focusing on four priorities:  arts, recreation, transportation and education. The group sponsored a mayoral forum Tuesday evening on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was one of three reporters on the panel.

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