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  1. Primary race for lieutenant governor closer than governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | North County Public Radio

    The Democratic primary for lieutenant governor is turning out to be closer than the governor's race - according to the polls, anyway. New York... The Democratic primary for lieutenant governor is turning out to be closer than the governor's race - according to the polls, anyway.

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  2. Critics: Problems with Cuomo's economic development programs go beyond corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo celebrated the "topping off" of the SolarCity GigaFactory in Buffalo, NY, August 4, 2015. The facility employees only 20% as many people as was projected.

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  3. NY jury set to deliberate Wednesday in Buffalo Billion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    A New York jury is set to begin deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute and three developers. U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni read instructions on the law to jurors late Tuesday after two days of closing arguments in a trial that stemmed from an ambitious upstate New York redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion.

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  4. Meetings planned to discuss cancer in 4 New York areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    The state Health Department is holding public meetings to discuss the launch of cancer studies in four communities across New York state. The studies will examine cancer patterns related to demographic, behavioral, occupational and environmental factors.

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  5. Political opponents slam Cuomo on first day of corruption trial of governor's former associatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo celebrated the "topping off" of the SolarCity GigaFactory in Buffalo, NY, August 4, 2015. File photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo Prosecutors and lawyers for the defense gave opening statements Monday in the bid-rigging trial of a former associate of Governor Cuomo and two upstate development firms, who are accused of fraudulently obtaining lucrative taxpayer-funded state contracts. 1 comment

  6. Businesses, environmentalists, colleges back Tesla expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Environmentalists, business groups and higher education institutions are backing Tesla's efforts to expand the electric vehicle manufacturer's sales stores from five to 20 in New York state. About 40 Tesla employees from New York gathered outside the state Senate chambers Tuesday to call on lawmakers to pass legislation approving the business expansion.

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  7. State expanding electric vehicle efforts with $250M programRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    New York state is continuing its push to expand the use of electric vehicles and create more infrastructure to keep them charged. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that a new EV expansion initiative - Evolve NY - is getting $250 million through the New York Power Authority.

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  8. No flooding this year, but Lake Ontario is still highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    With the spring melt behind us, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are not likely to see a repeat of last summer's high water levels. But a year after heavy rains and snowmelt pushed the huge bodies of water to record levels, flooding shoreline from Buffalo to Ogdensburg, regulators are still trying to help return things to normal.

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  9. What about all the patients already on opioids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    For years Rebecca Shriver, 34, took hydrocodone, an opioid medication for her chronic pain disease. But then her doctor decided to stop treating her.

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  10. Common Core testing approaches for New York schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    " I love North Country Public Radio. It feels like home to me. When we lived away I would listen to it online... I don't know how many driveway moments we had... tears, laughter.

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  11. Pollution cleanup moves ahead on Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    The shop is closed in winter, but it's unusually warm and sunny by the water. A few cars drive by, a flock of geese flies overhead, but other than that it's quiet on the dock.

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  12. New Navy ship, USS Little Rock, stalled by iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    The USS Little Rock, a Navy ship that was commissioned in Buffalo in December, is still waiting for a clear path to the ocean. And it may be mid-March before the ship can leave Montreal, where it waits in port.

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  13. Ice jams up Seaway, Great Lakes shippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    There hasn't been much ice cover on the Great Lakes the past two winters. That changed with this month's deep freeze, and it's complicating shipping along the St. Lawrence Seaway.

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  14. Grant aimed at preventing opioid abuse by womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Health officials in western New York say they'll use a three-year, $300,000 grant to try to lower the number of newborns who suffer from drug withdrawal after being exposed to opioids before birth. The Erie County Department of Health announced the federal grant on Monday, saying it's aimed at addressing opioid misuse among women of childbearing age.

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  15. Slideshow: Art and ecology converge at the 'Vanishing Point' exhibit in Saranac LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    One of the things we debate a lot in the North Country is education. How to pay for schools? What should our schools teach? Should there be big standardized tests? BUFFALO, N.Y. An upstate New York pastor is planning active shooter training for his church following the weekend shooting that left 26 worshippers dead in Texas.

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  16. Helping the Great Lakes one dairy cow at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Do you look closely at every headline to see if there's a verified, trustworthy source behind it? Do you raise an eyebrow at everything you hear in the news and ask, " Really? Where'd that come from? " We hear daily about how information can be manipulated to change our minds or get our vote or maybe just dominate our increasingly valuable attention . So as individuals , it's important to verify that the information we consume is factual and reliable .

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  17. North Country at Work: Morristown and the fabulous Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pill FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    During the 1800s and 1900s, factories producing cheese or paper were pretty common in this region. Factories making miraculous pills, potions, and tonics were a little less so, but there was one very successful factory doing just that in Morristown for about 75 years, from the 1870s through the 1950s.

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  18. North Country at Work: Morristown and the fabulous Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pill FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    During the 1800s and 1900s, factories producing cheese or paper were pretty common in this region. Factories making miraculous pills, potions, and tonics were a little less so, but there was one very successful factory doing just that in Morristown for about 75 years, from the 1870s through the 1950s.

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