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BREAKING 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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BREAKING NY21: National GOP officials paid teen Stefanik ally nearly $900

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Campaign finance records show national Republicans paid 17-year-old who secretly recorded a Cobb campaign event.
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Does undercover teen work for Stefanik? Her team still won't say.

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Questions about a 17-year-old's ties to Stefanik go unanswered.
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Officials again close off Lake George bay to prevent boaters' party

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) Authorities are using marine patrols to again block off an Adirondack lake's bay popular with boaters to prevent a party from happening.
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New York state expands popular grassland bird area

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) New York is buying 180 acres to expand a wildlife area that's a popular destination for birders looking for snowy owls and other rare birds of prey.
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NYC to send volunteers to legal assistance effort at border

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
NEW YORK (AP) New York plans to send city government lawyers and social workers to Texas to provide free legal help to families being detained at the border.
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NY21: Stefanik ally, teenager, secretly filmed Cobb assault weapon comment

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
A teenager who recorded a controversial video claims close ties to Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.
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North Country at Work: How the AWI helps keep Upper Saranac Lake healthy

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Just how clean is Upper Saranac Lake? Scientists at Paul Smith's College's Adirondack Watershed Institute are in the best position to answer that question. They've been gathering data about the lake's water quality since 1989.Upper Saranac Lake is one of the most intensely studied lakes in the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park, which has thousands of lakes and ponds and more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. The AWI collects data from a network of 94 lakes and 25 streams, covering 40 percent of the park's watershed area.
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Osheaga Music and Arts August 3 - 5, 2018

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
The 13th edition of Osheaga Music and Arts festival is set to kick off this weekend in Montreal starting Friday, August 3 and running through Sunday, August 5, 2018 and NCPR will once again be there.
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Cuomo's relationship with unions was not always so rosy

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is enjoying solid support from the leaders of most of the major unions in New York as he runs for a third term in office. But Cuomo's relationship with organized labor was not always so sunny.
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Cuomo tells regulators to deny insurance rate hikes

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:00
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's ordered his Department of Financial Services to reject requests by health insurance companies to raise rates in response to actions by the Trump administration to weaken the Affordable Care Act.
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Breaking NY21: Stefanik ally, teenager, secretly filmed Cobb assault weapon comment

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
A teenager who recorded a controversial video claims close ties to Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.
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North Country at Work: How the AWI helps keep Upper Saranac Lake healthy

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
Just how clean is Upper Saranac Lake? Scientists at Paul Smith's College's Adirondack Watershed Institute are in the best position to answer that question. They've been gathering data about the lake's water quality since 1989.Upper Saranac Lake is one of the most intensely studied lakes in the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park, which has thousands of lakes and ponds and more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. The AWI collects data from a network of 94 lakes and 25 streams, covering 40 percent of the park's watershed area.
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Tuning up tomatoes for ripening, and a little planting for fall

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
Lots of heat and sun, and just enough rain has given most tomato plants are real boost.
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The Bronx to Canton: HEOP begins intense Summer Sessions

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
Colleges and universities all across upstate New York are welcoming in hundreds of students through the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program, or HEOP. These students may not usually fit into the strict guidelines of college admissions offices, but display skills and abilities that forecast success.
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Former Assembly Speaker Silver sentenced to 7 years

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
The former Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday, after being convicted for a second time on federal corruption charges.
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State agreement restores SNAP use at NY farmers markets

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
New Yorkers will be able to use food stamps at farmers' markets under an agreement the state and the Farmers Market Federation have reached with a technology company that supports the purchases.
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NY regulators revoke Charter merger, tell them to leave

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York regulators have revoked their approval of Charter Communications' merger with Time Warner Cable and ordered the company to find another cable provider for its more than 2 million customers in the state.
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Hurricane relief: NY soldiers building houses in Puerto Rico

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) New York Army National Guard soldiers are heading to Puerto Rico to build houses as Hurricane Maria recovery continues.
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Volunteers sought for New York's summer wild turkey survey

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A "citizen science" survey for wild turkeys is getting underway in New York state, and the Department of Environmental Conservation is asking residents to help out.
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