North Country News

New York News
2:15 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Panel Discusses Heroin And Opioid Epidemic Impact

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The public television station in Plattsburgh brought together a panel of law enforcement, health care officials and legislators to discuss the rise in heroin use and addiction in New York’s North Country. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with some of the participants in the “New Face of Heroin” panel.

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New York News
9:15 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

NY Proposes Plan For North Country Scenic Trail

Credit NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has released a plan for the Adirondack segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

GOP Primary For Congress In Northern NY On Tuesday

Republicans Elise Stefanik (left) and Matt Doheny

The Republican primary for a northern New York congressional seat features a self-funded businessman digging deeper into his personal fortune and a former Washington political staffer getting financial help from major conservative backers.

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New York News
9:45 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

TSA Confiscates Gun From Plattsburgh Passenger

Gun confiscated at Plattsburgh International Airport
Credit TSA

Transportation Security Administration officials confiscated a loaded gun from a passenger’s carry on baggage at the Plattsburgh International Airport checkpoint.

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New York News
12:50 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Second Primary Debate Held In Republican Race For 21st Congressional District Seat

Elise Stefanik and Matt Doheny in the WWNY Watertown studios
Credit Thom Hallock/Mountain Lake PBS

Elise Stefanik and Matt Doheny held their second debate last night. They are running in the Republican primary for the 21st Congressional district seat, which encompasses all of northern New York.

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North Country News
7:52 am
Wed June 11, 2014

New Vermont Law Requires Enhanced Stun Gun Training

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A new Vermont law calls for enhanced police training on the use of stun guns.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Plattsburgh Changes Holiday Plans

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The city of Plattsburgh has announced its plans for 4th of July festivities.  A cornerstone of the events is changing, and the city is recruiting a new organization to help promote events.

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North Country News
5:55 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Business Expo Participants Express General Optimism In Regional Economy

Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual business expo. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley checked in with exhibitors regarding their feelings about the economy.

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North Country News
1:15 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

Quebec Adopts Right-To-Die Legislation

Quebec National Assembly
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Quebec has adopted a right to-die bill in what is the first legislation of its kind in Canada. The federal Canadian government, however, has said it could challenge its legality.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Mayor Berates Councilors For Micro-Managing City Business

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Plattsburgh’s mayor berated city councilors during their weekly meeting Thursday evening for what he says are their constant attempts to micro-manage city affairs.

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