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  1. Ogdensburg attorney LeMay becomes second person to eye city judge postRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Another lawyer is preparing to enter the political arena in the race this fall for a new Ogdensburg City Court judge. Marcia L. LeMay, whose office is located at 414 Jay St., plans to make a formal announcement on Friday regarding her intention to seek the city judge position, according to a post on her Facebook page.

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  2. Spectrum owner threatened with another fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Spectrum's parent company has been threatened with another $1 million fine from the state Public Service Commission after allegedly failing to meet a benchmark for expanding its broadband coverage a second time. But the company, Charter Communications Inc., intends to challenge the commission's claim and accusation that it failed to uphold requirements for its franchise agreements within New York City.

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  3. Alice A. ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Mrs. Alice A. Clarke, 93, of Canton passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 25, 2018 while in residence at the United Helpers RiverLedge Nursing Home. Alice was born December 8, 1924 in Lemieux, Ontario, Canada; the daughter of the late Emile and Ida Dore`.

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  4. In Brooklyn, modernizing a library for downloads and robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Major R. Owens once dreamed that an alien spaceship had landed and that the creature that clambered out told the first person it encountered, “Take me to your librarian.” Or so the story goes, but it seems in character. It spoke, well, volumes about who Owens was before he became a state senator and, later, a congressman - or, in career terms, what he was: a librarian.

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  5. Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    A federal judge on Friday sentenced Martin Shkreli, the notorious former hedge fund manager, to seven years in prison for defrauding his investors. U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto roughly split the difference between the 15 years prosecutors asked for and the 18 months sought by Shkreli's defense team.

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  6. Martin Shkreli to be sentenced Friday, faces more than decade in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Martin Shkreli, the notorious former hedge fund manager, is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday for defrauding investors. Prosecutors have asked U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto to sentence Shkreli to at least 15 years in prison.

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  7. Kushner investors said to be subpoenaed by tax authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. tax authorities have requested documents from lenders and investors in real estate projects managed by Jared Kushner's family, according to a person familiar with the matter. They have gathered information from people who lent money and assembled investors for some Kushner Cos.

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  8. A different game of thrones a 2 Dope Queensa take their podcast to HBORead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Comedy-wise, we are in the Age of the Podcast, of the hangout - group activities that go where they may. The digital era has let a thousand Algonquin Round Tables bloom and invited the wide world to eavesdrop.

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  9. NTSB: Sleeping disorder caused fatal 2016 train crash in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board took the Trump administration to task Tuesday for killing a proposed rule to require train engineers and truck drivers to be screened for a sleeping disorder. That disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, was found to be a factor in a fatal September 2016 NJ Transit crash at Hoboken Terminal, as well as a January 2017 Long Island Rail Road Crash in Brooklyn.

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  10. Nancy McChesneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    It is with sad hearts that the family of Nancy McChesney announces the death of their dear mother. They find great comfort in knowing how loved and adored was this wonderful daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.

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  11. TV crew detained at Newark AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Nine people could face more than $13,000 in fines after authorities said the group tried to sneak a fake bomb through airport security and got caught by Transportation Security Administration officers. The incident began Thursday at a TSA checkpoint in Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport.

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  12. 2017 Was Worse Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    The close of 2017 probably finds you with little residual outrage. You spent it all during a year that supplied daily - no, often quarter-hourly - occasions to look up from your cubicle and beg for mercy, deliverance, scream therapy or permanent-resident status in Iceland.

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  13. Two ships collided in Halifax Harbor a " and one of them was a floating, 3,000-ton bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    On the bright, freezing morning of Dec. 6, 1917, a French captain steered his ship, the SS Mont Blanc, up the channel leading to the piers of Halifax, Canada's major Atlantic port. Just after 8:30, as the ship steamed into the bottleneck between the ocean and the inner harbor, he looked up to see something that shouldn't have been there: the SS Imo, a Norwegian freighter, heading straight toward him on his side of the skinny narrows.

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  14. Francis a oeChiskya Perry Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Francis “Chisky” Perry Sr., 83, peacefully returned to his heavenly home on December 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, following a valiant battle with Alzheimer's. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.

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  15. Martin Shkreli could be forced to give up exclusive Wu-Tang Clan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Federal prosecutors said Friday that Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager notorious for raising the price of a critical drug, should forfeit more than $7 million in assets after being convicted of lying to investors. Shkreli should turn over two rap albums - the only known copy of the Wu-Tang Clan's “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” and Lil Wayne's “Tha Carter IV” - as well as $5 million in cash, interest in a company he started, Touring Pharmaceutical, and a Picasso painting, prosecutors said.

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  16. A Brooklyn hospital illegally billed dozens of rape victims for their ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Brooklyn hospital illegally billed dozens of sexual assault victims for their forensic rape examinations, an investigation by the New York Attorney General's office has revealed. Between January 2015 and February 2017, the Brooklyn Hospital Center conducted 86 exams, known as rape kits.

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  17. Brooklyn beckons with new hotels, other perksRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    It's not on Fifth Avenue or one of the trendy corners of Lower Manhattan. It's in Brooklyn.

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  18. Frances A. BrienRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Frances A. Brien, age 74, of Ogdensburg, NY, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Per her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.

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  19. Martin F. WeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Martin F. Weaver, 87 of Chaumont, passed away Monday morning at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Martin was born May 24, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY the son of Leonard and Elizabeth Holleran Weaver.

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  20. Putting on the ritz with an old-style drink The TuxedoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Tuxedos are back in style. You'll spot them all over New York, at the Beekman Hotel downtown, at the Grill in the former Four Seasons space, at Flora Bar inside the Met Breuer museum.

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