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  1. Youth hunters in northern NY get early waterfowl opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | North County Public Radio

    Young waterfowl hunters in northern New York will get a chance to go out this weekend. Hunting seasons for waterfowl, ducks and geese begin next month in many parts of the state.

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  2. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | North County Public Radio

    This is one of the busiest weekends in the Adirondacks, and will be especially so due to good weather expected for the first half of this Labor Day Weekend. Expect to encounter many people on trails and waterways, especially in the High Peaks and Lake George areas.

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  3. Hundreds of Haitians travel to Clinton County to flee the U.S., seek asylum in QuebecRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Hundreds of Haitians are fleeing U.S. to seek asylum in Canada this summer. Many have temporary protected status in the U.S. But that's set to expire in January, and the federal government has told many Haitians they should prepare to go back to their country.

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  4. Assembly speaker takes life lessons from 'Star Trek'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Speaker Carl Heastie holds a model of the original Enterprise at the Star Trek set museum in Ticonderoga. Photo: Sam Kmack, NY Now The often-reticent New York Assembly Speaker, Carl Heastie, showed a different side of himself when the lifelong "Star Trek" fan visited a museum in New York's North Country that replicates the fictional Starship Enterprise.

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  5. Nearly a thousand people attend Plattsburgh forum on heroin addiction, recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    It was an emotional night at the Strand Theater in Plattsburgh on Tuesday. Nearly a thousand people were there for a film and panel about heroin and opiate addiction.

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  6. Refugees fleeing U.S. for Canada say they've reached 'the best place'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police's surveillance footage of a refugee family crossing into Canada in December 2016. NCPR file photo: Zach Hirsch Thousands of refugees frightened by the Trump administration's tough immigration policies are still fleeing from the U.S., many of them heading north into Canada.

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  7. Winter storm continues to lock down the region, travel 'extremely difficult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Tuesday's winter storm hit much of the North Country with crazy amounts of snow, driven at times by wind gusts spiking to 45 miles an hour. That meant a near-shutdown of travel in the region, with the Lake Champlain bridge closing and the ferry from Essex to Charlotte Vermont still out of service until further notice.

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  8. Before the crossing: refugees catch a ride in PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    This week President Trump signed a new executive order temporarily banning refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. Meanwhile, federal authorities are stepping up efforts to detain and deport undocumented immigrants.

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  9. After the crossing: what happens to refugees when they arrive in Quebec?Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    As we've been hearing this week, a growing number of refugees are giving up on the idea of applying for asylum in the U.S. and instead, they're trying their luck in Canada. Hundreds of people have illegally crossed the border to seek asylum in Canada in recent months.

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  10. Remembering the North Country's Muslim refugee crisis of 2003Read the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    In 2003, new policies implemented by the Bush administration frightened many Muslims living in the U.S. Thousands chose to flee into Canada. Photo: Special to NCPR by Ben Stechschulte In the early years of the war on terror, after 9/11 President George W Bush also began implementing new policies, tightening immigration rules.

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  11. Immigrant family legally in U.S. crosses border to detention in QuebecRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    On Roxham Road in the town of Champlain a family of four crossed into Canada, and they were immediately detained by Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Officers helped a woman in the group carry her baby and a stroller into a police SUV.

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  12. Migrant-refugee family flees U.S. Border Patrol at Champlain crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    One of the North Country's border crossings into Canada drew more national attention over the weekend after news photographers captured images of a migrant-refugee family fleeing from New York state into Quebec. According to a Reuters article, four adults and four children scrambled over the international boundary on Friday in the town of Champlain in northern Clinton County.

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  13. Migrants flee U.S. on North Country roads, seek asylum in CanadaRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reporting hundreds of illegal crossings into Canada in recent months. Driven by the political climate in the US, refugees are choosing to cross illegally into Canada in hopes of an easier path to refugee status.

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  14. Clinton County's new heroin detox center delayed for up to a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The new, state-funded detox center will be located on the site of a former low-security juvenile detention facility in Schuyler Falls, NY. There will be 16 beds available - up from the original 8 that were discussed last year.

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  15. Champlain border crossing closed due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The U.S-Canada border crossing on I-87 in Champlain, NY was shut down this morning after a bomb threat, according to Montreal's CTV News. A suspicious call came in around 9 AM, the news service reports, prompting law enforcement to evacuate the area and inspect buildings.

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  16. Champlain border crossing reopens after bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Update, 2:08 PM: The border crossing on I-87 in Champlain, NY reopened around 1:30 PM on Friday. Jacqueline Roby, a spokeswoman with the Canada Border Services Agency, said employees have reentered the facility and operations have returned to normal.

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  17. Search expands, no sign of missing hunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    UPDATE: More than 200 searchers were in the field near Ellenburg Center in Clinton County today, looking for Munn Boardman. The 58 year-old Vermont hunter has been missing since Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Hunter search underway in Clinton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A large search is underway for a hunter in Clinton County missing since Saturday. State officials say more than 100 searchers are taking part in the effort.

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