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NY pilot program would fund child care at community colleges

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A proposal from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would provide on-campus child care for single parents attending community college.
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Group that promotes development near Canada border expanding

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 22:00
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) An organization that promotes economic development in areas near the Canadian border in northern New England and upstate New York is expanding the areas eligible to receive the assistance.
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Heard Up North: a gooey, chocolately winter treat

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 22:00
Even in winter, a sweet, gooey, caramelized banana is just a campfire away. Banana boats are part S'mores and part Banana Split. The roasted bananas were a big hit earlier this month at the Waverly Winterfest in St. Regis Falls.
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State ethics panel criticized at hearing on sexual harassment

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 22:00
A recent legislative hearing on sexual harassment in state government focused in part on the role of the state's ethics commission in investigating charges of alleged abuse.
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This weekend in the Adirondacks, 2/22/19

North Country Public Radio - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 22:00
It looks like Saturday will be the day. Sunday we’ll see a wintry mix turning to rain showers with highs near 40 in some areas. Summits winds on Sunday are forecast to be 50-60 mph (35 to 45 mph elsewhere) and stronger gusts everywhere.
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Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A bottle of ale from a 133-year-old shipwreck has uncorked conflict between craft brewers in New York state.
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Mug shot proposal pits privacy versus the right to know

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's governor doesn't want state police to routinely release mug shots of criminal suspects, or arrest booking records about exactly what they are accused of doing.
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Man killed in snowmobile rollover crash in Lewis County

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
MONTAGUE, N.Y. (AP) Police say a 24-year-old man was killed in a snowmobile crash in northern New York.
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Plattsburgh lawyer allegedly strangled a woman, endangered a child

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
Plattsburgh lawyer Justin Herzog, 44, was arrested Tuesday at a home in the town of Chazy.
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Bill would ban Amazon-type deals in the future

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
A week after the Amazon deal in Queens died, New York lawmakers want states to agree to stop using taxpayer money to lure big businesses.
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Ice climbing 101 at Azure Mountain

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
Ice climbing is kind of like the wild cousin of rock climbing; it’s cooler, has more sharp edges, and only comes around certain times of the year. Our region has a lot of opportunities to do it, especially in the Adirondacks. A complete novice to the sport, I went out with a group from the Outdoor Program at St. Lawrence University in late January to climb an ice flow at the base of Azure Mountain.
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Well-dressed birds of the North Country

North Country Public Radio - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:00
While the North Country is not exactly the tropics, we do have our share of exotically-colored birds. Blue creatures, for example, are rare in nature but we have the bluebird, the blue jay and the indigo bunting. Then there are the goldfinches and the cardinals, the ruby-throated hummingbird and more. Martha Foley and Curt Stager celebrate a little of the local color in colder climes.
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