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The latest stories from North Country Public Radio for 07/17/2018.
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Developing: Stefanik spokesman says she's working on border kids fix

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
Stefanik declined an interview but a spokesman says she's working with GOP leaders to find a solution.
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Some of the best shows to catch at Ottawa Jazz Fest

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
The Montreal jazz festival, starting at the end of the month, is one of world's premiere concert series. But the Ottawa Jazz Fest is giving Montreal a run for its money.
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Tri-Lakes Takes: Two wins on clean air for the Adirondacks

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
States and green groups won two lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week. Federal district court judges found that the EPA, under administrator Scott Pruitt, failed to enforce part of the Clean Air Act.This issue involves the Adirondacks in several ways, and here to talk about that is Peter Crowley, managing editor of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise newspaper.
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Immigrant children held in NY, Cuomo says the state will sue

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
The New York Daily News reports this morning that over 300 children are being held separately from their migrant parents here in New York.Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a statement yesterday announcing plans to sue the Trump administration over the family separation policy.
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Lawmakers to wrap up 2018 session

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Lawmakers in the New York state Legislature plan to wrap up the 2018 session.
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Cooperator set to testify soon in Buffalo Billion case

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
NEW YORK (AP) A key cooperator for the prosecution in the criminal case that grew from a development project known as the Buffalo Billion may begin testimony Wednesday.
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17 jails split $3.75M for treating heroin-addicted inmates

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) More than $3 million is being allocated to 17 county jails across New York to treat heroin- and opioid-addicted inmates.
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North Country at Work: mail boat memories on Cranberry Lake and Long Lake

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
For many watery North Country locales, mail boat service was (and in some places, still is) the difference between life as a hermit and enjoying contact with the outside world. Operating a mail boat is a particularly rare (and enviable) job, but was common across the region by the late 1800s and early 1900s, when visiting city tourists were traveling to remote locations within the Adirondacks, but still wanted contact with back home.
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Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner enters the governor's race

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is entering the race for governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. The long-time Democrat is the candidate for a newly formed political movement.
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Cuomo says he will sue federal government over detention of immigrant children

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
Governor Cuomo says he plans within the next several days to file a lawsuit against the federal government over the treatment of immigrant children separated from their parents. He says around 70 children are being held at facilities in New York.
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Dog show-off highlights a haven for man's best friend

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:00
If you ask any dog owner about their beloved friend, they'll tell you that their dog is the best at everything. He does the best tricks, is the friendliest, and the smartest of any dogs you'll ever meet. Last Saturday, North Country residents could finally prove their claims at the first annual Dog Show-Off, hosted by the Potsdam Community Dog Park.
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