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Cuomo to push bill that would end NY's death penalty law

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll introduce legislation that would remove the death penalty from New York state law.
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Cuomo appoints group to draft bill for regulating marijuana

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed a group of New York state government and law enforcement officials and academics to draft legislation for regulating recreational marijuana.
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Images from 1969 Woodstock concert now online

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) A collection of photos and movies from the 1969 Woodstock concert have been posted online.
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Plattsburgh mobile home park slowly recovering from January flood

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
Residents of a Plattsburgh mobile home park that flooded last winter are slowly getting back into permanent housing. Underwood Estates sits right on the Saranac River and in January, an ice jam pushed water and slush into the community, forcing nearly 70 families to evacuate. State officials promised to replace the damaged homes, but the progress has been slow.
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James says she'd be an independent Attorney General, despite ties to Cuomo

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
The Democratic frontrunner in the primary race for Attorney General, Tish James, says if she's elected she'd be independent of her political ally, Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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This weekend in the Adirondacks

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:00
We're looking at some rain, which could be heavy, especially for those in the Southeastern Adirondacks and Southern Champlain Valley where high waters are expected. Monitor forecasts closely. By Saturday afternoon most of the rain will be gone, and Sunday will be hot and humid, so take warm weather precautions while hiking and expect to encounter mud.
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July was Burlington's hottest month on record

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The National Weather Service has confirmed that July was the hottest month on record in Burlington, Vermont.
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Local sales tax collections up in New York, says comptroller

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state's comptroller says local sales tax collections are up so far this year.
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Judge calls zero tolerance immigration policy "cruel"

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
NEW YORK (AP) A New York judge who ordered an Ecuadorean immigrant freed from an immigration detention camp says the government's "zero tolerance" policy toward illegal entry is "thoughtless and cruel."
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NY21: Why we're naming the source of the secret recording

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
Preston Scagnelli, 17, covertly filmed a Tedra Cobb campaign event in May.
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Audio Postcard: Peaked Mountain offers summit views, summer swims

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
The hike is roughly seven miles round trip with swimming holes, mountain brooks and bird song.
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Is it Cuomo vs. Trump in the 2018 race for governor?

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has both a primary challenger and several general election opponents as he seeks a third term. But New Yorkers might be forgiven for mistakenly thinking that the governor is actually running against President Donald Trump.
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You don't need a microscope for "A Field Guide to Bacteria"

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:00
Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss Betsey Dexter Dyer's book, A Field Guide to Bacteria, and the distinctive traits of individual bacteria that are visible to the naked eye.
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NY21: Why we're naming the source of the secret recording

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
Preston Scagnelli, 17, covertly filmed a Tedra Cobb campaign event in May.
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Tri-Lakes Takes: Remembering Reg Clark, a pillar of the Palace

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
The Palace Theater sits right in the heart of downtown Lake Placid. It's a classic movie house with vintage architecture, a real theater organ. It's a cultural institution in the Adirondacks. This week one of the pillars of that institution whose family has owned the theater for decades, Reg Clark, passed away at age 89. Peter Crowley, managing editor of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, shares a remembrance with Martha Foley.
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First families return to area impacted by ice jam floods

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The first families are returning home to a North Country area devastated by floods earlier this year.
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Archaeological dig underway at 18th century merchant's site

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) An archaeological project has returned to the site of an 18th century merchant's store that was located next to a British fort along the upper Hudson River.
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Cuomo offers to pay fees for boy's shuttered lemonade stand

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will pay any fees associated with a 7-year-old boy's lemonade stand after it was shut down by a state health inspector for not having a permit.
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Personal stories inspire Plattsburgh's new "life skills" facility

North Country Public Radio - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:00
A private company in Plattsburgh is working quickly to help the homeless and others in need. MHAB Enterprises is buying Clinton Community College's underused dorm rooms and converting them into transitional housing. The first tenants are expected to arrive in December.
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UPDATED NY21: National GOP officials paid teen Stefanik ally nearly $1,000

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Campaign records show Republicans paid 17-year-old who secretly recorded Cobb event.
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