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Accidental shooting leaves Chateaugay man in critical condition

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
The shooting occurred on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. State Troopers responded to a report of an accidental shooting at a home on County Route 33 in Chateaugay.
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String Fever Jam: Play along with fiddler George Jackson on "Dorrigo"

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
Fiddler George Jackson was raised in New Zealand, then spent ten years in Australia before moving to Nashville. The tracks from his album, "Time And Place" trace this journey to his new life in the US. You’re invited to play along with "Dorrigo" - named for one of Jackson’s favorite music festivals in Australia.
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Plattsburgh takes public comment on environmental impact of nine downtown projects

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
Downtown Plattsburgh could look pretty different a year from now. If it wins final approval next year, a big apartment complex will be built in the center of the city. That will change traffic patterns and has spurred the relocation the farmers market. A review of the projects impacts is now underway and city officials took public comments earlier this week.
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Preview: Northern Lights Choir on Friday night in Saranac Lake

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
The Northern Lights Choir hosts its winter concert on Friday at 8 pm at St. Bernard's Church. The community choir, under the direction of Helen Demong, will present a concert with the message of The Long Road Home.
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NY45: Stec running for North Country Senate seat, Jones opts out

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
Glens Falls Assemblyman Dan Stec, Republican, enters the 45th district Senate Race, while Plattsburgh Assemblyman Billy Jones, a Democrat, opts out.
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Man shot, killed by State Trooper in Hamilton County

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
A State Police officer was injured with an ax in the altercation. He was treated and released at a hospital in Gloversville. An investigation is underway.
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Senate GOP leader, down seven members, says he's not giving up

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
The leader of the state Senate Republicans, who are in the minority in that chamber, said he’s not giving up on winning back seats, even though seven GOP members have announced they are leaving or seeking another office.
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New York could try to keep alive flavored e-cigarette ban

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's ban on flavored e-cigarettes is still held up in court but the state may try to keep it alive and expand it to include menthol.
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NY to ban aerial use of pesticide

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York is prohibiting the aerial spraying of an agricultural pesticide that can harm the nervous systems of infants and young children.
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What is a flame?

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 22:00
What is a flame? Why is it shaped like that? How does it keep going? Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager answer some burning questions about rapid oxidation.
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Man shot, killed by State Trooper in Hamilton County

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
A State Police officer was injured with an ax in the altercation. He was treated and released at a hospital in Gloversville. An investigation is underway.
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NY45: Stec running for North Country Senate seat, Jones opts out

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
Glens Falls Assemblyman Dan Stec, Republican, enters the 45th district Senate Race, while Plattsburgh Assemblyman Billy Jones, a Democrat, opts out.
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FBI director Wray: From High Peaks to high stakes in Washington DC

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
We’ve reported a lot in recent weeks on the role played by North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik in historic events unfolding in Washington. But there’s another Republican with deep ties to the North Country who finds himself at the center of investigations into President Trump: FBI Director Christopher Wray.
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NY Senate leader sees no delay on criminal justice changes

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's Senate majority leader has thrown cold water on a push to delay criminal justice reforms. Changes passed by lawmakers earlier this year eliminate pretrial detention and money bail for the wide majority of misdemeanor and nonviolent felony cases.
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NY to bar sale of products with industrial chemical in 2022

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's Democratic governor has signed a bill effective Jan. 1, 2022 to prohibit the sale of household cleaning products that contain a chemical often used as an industrial solvent.
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Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
NEW YORK (AP) Exxon Mobil has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate change regulations could take on its business.
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North Country leaders say new Canada trade deal brings relief and stability

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
Tuesday Americans saw two very different sides of government in Washington, DC. Democrats and Republicans were digging in for a bitter war over impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. At the same time, House Democrats and President Trump announced a bipartisan agreement for a new trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
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Shrinking Senate GOP conference could be even smaller

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
The declining New York State Senate Republican conference could get even smaller after three Senators announced that they are not running for re-election in 2020. More exits are expected in the coming weeks.
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North Country at Work: Creating keepsakes with jeweler Mike Beglin

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
In the back, right corner of Mike Beglin’s jewelry shop is a workbench a few feet high. The wooden drawers are worn from decades of use, and the white laminate on top is coming apart at the front. This bench is solid, but it probably won’t last as long as the jewelry he makes on it. That’s his business — making keepsakes that are designed to last a lifetime, then passed down to future generations.
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Hemp farmers may find it easier to get loans

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
The federal government is starting to make it easier for banks and other financial institutions to loan money to farmers who grow hemp.
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