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  1. The Latest: Trooper 'in right place at the right time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | 13WHAM

    ... ble, near the Canadian border. Cook is a 21-year veteran of the state police. He's a native of the neighboring town of Burke, and his mother says he has been patrolling the area along the border for years.

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  2. Lone Trooper Shoots EscapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... headquarters in Ray Brook and, more recently, at the barracks in Malone. That's according to his mother, Judy Cook of Burke. When he graduated from the state police academy in 1994, Cook said her son was the most proficient shooter in his class. "He ...

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  3. Report: N.Y. Prison Escapee David Sweat Shot And CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Vibe

    After an extensive manhunt that started three weeks ago, the second convicted murderer to escape from an upstate New York maximum security prison has been shot and captured. Authorities found inmate David Sweat five miles south of the Canadian border in the area of Constable and Burke, N.Y., reportedly trying to make a break to the border.

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  4. Alexander Hamilton nostalgia is actually a thing: Left and right even in weird agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Salon

    For a while now, we've known a woman was going to take her place on a piece of America's paper currency; it seems long overdue, especially as we get close to the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. But most observers did not expect one of the founding fathers of American conservatism - a figure so complex and charismatic he was recently the subject of a very hip Broadway show - to have to move aside.

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  5. Vermont student cycles to school year-roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... not every day. But winter didn't slow this young cyclist down. He plans to attend mountain bike camp this summer in Burke. New York State Police say they still have hundreds of officers hunting for two escaped killers. It is Day 11 of the search. ...

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  6. United for Libraries to dedicate Wilder Homestead a Literary LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | American Library Association

    United for Libraries, in partnership with the New York Library Association, Empire State Center for the Book, and HarperCollins Publishers, will designate the Wilder Homestead in Burke, N.Y., a Literary Landmarka during a celebration on Saturday, July 11. The Homestead, the setting for Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy" , is where Laura's husband Almanzo grew up from 1857 until his family moved to a farm in Minnesota in 1875. A bronze plaque will be unveiled during the celebration in conjunction with the Homestead's Children's Art Event There will be art activities for children and 19th century games, along with an awards ceremony for the children's art show.

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  7. Isis Routed Kurds overrun militants in key Syrian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Fox News

    The Washington Post reported that the main Kurdish fighting force, known as the YPG, backed by affiliated Syrian rebels, had captured the town of Tal Abyad, claiming control of the town center by nightfall Monday. The Post also reported that the advancing forces had cut off ISIS' escape route from the town, surrounding it from the east, south, and west.

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  8. Kurdish Fighters Seize Large Parts of ISIS Border StrongholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Time

    The seizure of Tal Abyad threatened to flare tensions between Kurds and ethnic Arabs, who accused the Kurdish militia of deliberately displacing thousands of people from the town, which has a mixed population. Redur Khalil, a spokesman for the main Kurdish fighting force, known as the YPG, said Kurdish fighters entered from the east and were advancing west toward the town's center amid fierce clashes with pockets of IS resistance.

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  9. ISIS dealt big blow as Kurds seize strategic border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | New York Post

    The seizure of Tal Abyad threatened to flare tensions between Kurds and ethnic Arabs, who accused the Kurdish militia of deliberately displacing thousands of people from the town, which has a mixed population. Redur Khalil, a spokesman for the main Kurdish fighting force, known as the YPG, said Kurdish fighters entered from the east and were advancing west toward the town's center amid fierce clashes with pockets of IS resistance.

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  10. Marist Men's Soccer Adds Seven FreshmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Marist Red Foxes

    ... are a lot of impact players and guys who will help our team's depth." The only local member of the incoming class, Burke was a four-year starter and two-year captain at Our Lady of Lourdes. He earned All-League and All-Section honors in 2013 and ...

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  11. USDA plans to air drop rabies vaccine in northern Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... reported. All but one of those animals were raccoons, found primarily in the Westville area, but some as far east as Burke and as far west as Hogansburg. Most recently, a skunk infected with rabies was found just outside the village of Malone. The ...

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  12. How Washington Bribes the StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | The American Conservative

    James L. Buckley is a dangerous man. He is able to persuade ideological adversaries to reconsider some of their fundamental public-policy assumptions.

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  13. Ogdensburg Diocese shuffling priests across the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... The changes being implemented will affect churches - both big and small - from Watertown in Jefferson County to Burke and Chateaugay in Franklin County. Monsignor Robert H. Aucoin, pastor of the Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary in Potsdam and St. ...

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  14. Red Raiders Take Down OFA Girls LaxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... scored the first of her four goals of the day less than 30 seconds into the game. At the 24:16 mark, Massena's Shanley Burke connected on a goal to increase the lead to 2-0. Kelly would score her second goal of the day about three minutes later to ...

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  15. Salmon River, Massena girls net high-scoring NAC lax winsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... the second half for the win. Devin Kelly sparked the Massena attack with four goals and three assists. Shanley Burke (1 assist) and Alannah Pyke broke through for three goals each. Abbey LaClair (1 assist), Courtney Manley and Blayke Gibson produced ...

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  16. From the desk of... The unpolarized MoynihanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... an interesting enough thinker that Greg Weiner, a political philosopher himself, treats him as one in “American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.” Weiner's notion is that Moynihan was undoubtedly a liberal ...

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  17. What Moynihan could teach liberals, conservatives: E.J. DionneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... was an interesting enough thinker that Greg Weiner, a political philosopher himself, treats him as one in "American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan." Weiner's notion is that Moynihan was undoubtedly a liberal "through and ...

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  18. National View: E.J. Dionne a " The unpolarized MoynihanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... was an interesting enough thinker that Greg Weiner, a political philosopher himself, treats him as one in "American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan." Weiner's notion is that Moynihan was undoubtedly a liberal "through and ...

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  19. National View: E.J. Dionne - The unpolarized MoynihanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... was an interesting enough thinker that Greg Weiner, a political philosopher himself, treats him as one in "American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan." Weiner's notion is that Moynihan was undoubtedly a liberal "through and ...

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  20. E.J. Dionne Jr.: I'm missing Daniel Patrick MoynihanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... was an interesting enough thinker that Greg Weiner, a political philosopher himself, treats him as one in "American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan." Mr. Weiner's notion is that Mr. Moynihan was a liberal "through and ...

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