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Jurors chosen in corruption trial of Cuomo's former top aide

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:00
Jurors have been chosen in the public corruption trial of Governor Cuomo's former top aide Joe Percoco and told to report back at 9:15 am Tuesday morning for opening statements.
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North Country at Work: In Glens Falls The Shirt Factory offers local artists and businesses a community

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:00
There's a big red brick box of a building on Lawrence Street in Glens Falls, covered in different windows and looking like a factory from a century ago. That's because it is. The building used to be the McMullen Leavens Shirt Company, a successful shirt and dressmaking factory that employed hundreds of people. Its high-fashion clothing made it into magazines like Vogue in the 1930s and '40s.
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Good information can up your gardening game

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
Before the catalog orders, before the big tab at the nursery, now is a good time to invest in some good information.Cooperative Extension's Amy Ivy suggests gardening workshops, websites to look for, and books to help make better plans for the coming seasons.Horticulturist Amy Ivy is a regular Monday guest on The Eight O'Clock Hour.
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New York politicians wrangle over government shutdown

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
Lawmakers in Washington continue to point fingers over the partial government shut down that continues this morning. In an interview with North Country Public Radio over the weekend, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, a Republican who represents the 21st district, laid blame for the impasse on Democrats in the Senate.
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Canton-Potsdam traffic study returns, with "rooftop highway" in the mix

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
State officials are gearing up for another round of public meetings about traffic in Canton and Potsdam. St. Lawrence County's busiest area has been the subject of a $2.5-million study since 2014. Officials say the decades-old idea of an interstate across the North Country will also get another review.
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Hundreds turn out for gala at refurbished Hotel Saranac

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
It was a historic weekend in Saranac Lake. The Hotel Saranac, which closed its doors five years ago, reopened with a gala party. Built in in 1927, the building once again includes a pedestrian arcade with shops and a restaurant and a grand ballroom. Local business and political leaders hope the hotel will serve as a cornerstone for downtown businesses.
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NY aiming to invest $13 million to bolster tourism up north

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) State officials are targeting New York's North Country for a tourism grant.
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EPA receives 2,000 comments on Hudson River cleanup

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has received about 2,000 public comments as it reviews a $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the upper Hudson River.
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North Country at Work: In Glens Falls The Shirt Factory offers local artists and businesses a community

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
There's a big red brick box of a building on Lawrence Street in Glens Falls, covered in different windows and looking like a factory from a century ago. That's because it is. The building used to be the McMullen Leavens Shirt Company, a successful shirt and dressmaking factory that employed hundreds of people. Its high-fashion clothing made it into magazines like Vogue in the 1930s and '40s.
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Trial of Cuomo's former top aide begins Monday

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:00
On Monday the first of a series of federal corruption trials begins for several former associates of Governor Cuomo. The proceedings in the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan will focus on bribery and other charges against Governor Cuomo's former closest aide, Joseph Percoco.
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