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Advocates push for Erin’s Law on sex abuse awareness curriculum

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
Advocates for children are calling on the state legislature to pass "Erin's Law." It would mandate sexual abuse and assault awareness education in public schools for students from pre-K through 12th grade. It would also require schools to train school personnel, parents and guardians about recognizing the signs of child sexual abuse and where to refer survivors.
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NY mulls medication-assisted opioid treatment in all lockups

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
David Klepper, Associated Press POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) New York state is considering providing medication-assisted treatment to all prison and jail inmates struggling with opioid addiction.
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VT Agency of Transportation goes over winter salt budget

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Agency of Transportation says it has gone over its allocated winter salt budget as the state faced a series of snowstorms and freeze-thaw conditions.
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College, university students in Ontario plan walkouts to protest funding changes

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
TORONTO Students at Ontario colleges and universities plan to stage walkouts on Wednesday to protest the provincial government's changes to post-secondary funding.
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AuSable murder case headed to grand jury

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
The case involving last week’s shooting in AuSable Forks is now headed to a Clinton County Grand Jury. David Bova faces a second degree murder charge in the death of Magen Goyette.
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North Country at Work: Physical therapist Rick Preston helps people move again

North Country Public Radio - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:00
After surgery, a doctor may prescribe physical therapy to help a patient recover. That’s where people like Rick Preston take over.
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SUNY Canton to offer course on the business of cannabis

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
SUNY Canton will offer a new course on the business side of cannabis starting next fall. The school says the course, CannaBusiness Management, was developed in response to the national trend toward legalization and decriminalization of marijuana.
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Gillibrand in 2020 Democratic race as full-fledged candidate

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
WASHINGTON (AP) Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand has spent more than a month traveling around the country to gauge support for a 2020 presidential campaign, and the New York senator says she's now in the race.
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NY lawmakers want state to defray cost of early voting

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York lawmakers want the state to kick in some money to help local governments pay for the rollout of early voting.
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The view from Vermont: Sanders runs again for White House

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has announced he's running again for President of the United States. Sanders fared well here in the North Country in 2016, beating Hillary Clinton in every county. It's a very different Democratic Party primary this year, with President Trump in office and a crowded field of Democrats hoping to challenge him.
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North Country teams face off in state basketball championship

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
Two North Country teams faced off over the weekend for the Class B boys' basketball championship game in Binghamton. In the end Glens Falls eked out a fairy-tale victory against Lowville by one point.
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Young chefs compete for top cooking prize in Potsdam

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
Some of the best young cooks in the region recently gathered in Potsdam for the North Country Junior Iron Chef competition. It’s a culinary contest that challenges teams to create healthy, local dishes that inspire school meal programs. Students from 18 area school districts chopped, sliced and sauteed their way through the sixth annual event.
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North Country at Work: Physical therapist Rick Preston helps people move again

North Country Public Radio - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 22:00
After surgery, a doctor may prescribe physical therapy to help a patient recover. That’s where people like Rick Preston take over.
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