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Holiday gift tips for brown thumbs

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
This is the season for giving and getting holiday plants and indoor greenery. But what about recipients who don't have a "green thumb"?Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy has some can't-fail gift ideas for the holidays, including floral arrangements and natural centerpieces that won't require care later this winter.
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At Massena's mall, the holiday season brings a measure of hope

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
This holiday shopping season got off to a rocky start in Massena. A few weeks ago, the town learned that a major grocery store and one of the last department stores left in its St. Lawrence Centre mall would be shutting down.
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FBI probes some Cuomo hiring practices

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
According to published reports, some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's hiring practices are the subject of an FBI investigation.
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Rally against federal tax overhaul held in Albany

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
Groups opposing the federal tax overhaul plan held a demonstration Friday at the State Capitol, chanting "kill the bill," and saying the measure is bad for New York and the nation.
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North Country at Work: Cat Bennett on starting a potato business in De Peyster

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
Catherine "Cat" Bennett seems to know her potatoes, and just about everything else you can imagine about farming. She grew up on the family farm - Bittersweet Farm - in De Peyster. She's been digging in the dirt and taking care of animals her entire life. She says her family jokes that Brian Bennett, Cat's father and NOFA's 2014 Farmer of the Year, has 40 years of farming experience, but that Cat has a lifetime.
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More than a month after Election Day, one local race still up in the air

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
Election Day was on November 7, but a town supervisor race near Plattsburgh is still ping-ponging back and forth.At first, Beekmantown appeared to choose the Republican candidate as its new supervisor. But some ballots were contested. Now the Democrat has won, and the Republican is appealing.
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Rally against federal tax overhaul held in Albany

North Country Public Radio - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:00
Groups opposing the federal tax overhaul plan held a demonstration Friday at the State Capitol, chanting "kill the bill," and saying the measure is bad for New York and the nation.
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FBI probes some Cuomo hiring practices

North Country Public Radio - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:00
According to published reports, some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's hiring practices are the subject of an FBI investigation.
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Preview: Champlain Valley Voices' "Messiah" in Plattsburgh

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
The Champlain Valley Voices Community Chorus, accompanied by a Baroque orchestra, will present the Christmas portion of Handel's "Messiah." The concert will be performed Saturday at 7:30 pm at Giltz Auditorium, SUNY Plattsburgh. Director Timothy Morningstar says "Messiah" is a favorite during the Christmas season for audiences and singers, too.
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Snowshoe racer from India pleads guilty to endangering child

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) A snowshoe racer from India has avoided a New York trial for sex abuse by pleading guilty to endangering the welfare of a child.
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NY awards $6.5M for sexual assault prevention, victim help

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is investing $6.5 million in efforts to reduce sexual assault and offer help to victims.
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New details released for Frontier Town "Adirondack gateway"

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
State officials unveiled new plans this week for the old Frontier Town theme park in North Hudson in Essex County. Governor Cuomo says he wants the site to serve as a gateway to the Adirondacks.
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Mexican consulate visits St. Lawrence County, talks dairy farm workers

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
The official arm of the Mexican government in New York State is touring St. Lawrence County. Mexico's consulate wants to reach out to Mexican citizens across the North Country, including dairy farm workers without legal papers.
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"What's New is Old Again": Burdette Parks brings a quirky "truth" to photography

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
Fine art photographer Burdette Parks' new exhibit at The Adirondack Artists Guild in Saranac Lake marks a milestone for both the artist and the venue. This December the guild is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a cooperative gallery. And for Parks, some new work in this solo show marks a detour from the limitations and expectations of photorealism. On his Round Lake Studios website he writes:
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County leaders say federal tax bill will "punish" taxpayers

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
County leaders across New York are the latest to complain about the tax overhaul plan now being crafted in Congress. They predict higher taxes for many New Yorkers, declining home prices and slowed economic growth.
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This weekend in the Adirondacks

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:00
Fresh snow has fallen throughout the region, and snow showers are expected to continue through the weekend, leaving deep snow in some lake effect areas in the western parts of the Adirondacks and at higher elevations. Plan for winter conditions and expect to encounter blow-down from recent high winds.
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12/7/17: The Bard helps veterans heal

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:00
Veterans are enlisted an unusual ally in their struggles with PTSD. A program uses creative writing and William Shakespeare's plays to overcome trauma. David Sommerstein hosts.
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NY lawmaker introduces plan for new state harassment policy

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A New York state lawmaker has introduced legislation to rewrite the state's sexual harassment policies with a single, uniform set of guidelines for reporting and investigating abuse and misconduct.
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NY making millions available in push for geothermal systems

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is making $3.8 million available in a clean energy challenge to push for more geothermal systems.
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Vermont warns of rough flu season, urges vaccinations

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Health Department says the state could be in for a rough flu season and it's advising people to get flu shots to protect themselves and others.
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