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  1. Fort Drum soldier wins $5 million scratch-off lottery jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Jesse Vonderhorst, 36, of Vancouver, Wash., scratched the winning Wild Bonanza Multiplier ticket at the Sunoco gas station on Factory Street, buying a $25 ticket while filling up his car. "I like to play the higher-priced tickets," Mr. Vonderhorst said, according to a state Gaming Commission news release.

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  2. A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Virginia Developer For...Read the original story

    May 10, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with LeRay 300, LLC, a Virginia-based company that operates a community of 150 duplex-style townhomes near Fort Drum. The housing complex is known locally as the Woodcliff Community.

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  3. Fort Drum Soldier Wins $5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    Vonderhorst, who's from Vancouver, Washington, played the game in his car and won ! Vonderhorst was shocked at what he saw and went home to show his wife. He had to convince her that it wasn't a fake ticket.

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  4. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | North Country Now

    ... train, train, and train; become better officers and to develop improved interpersonal skills. He served with the Fort Drum Fire Department from 1982-2006, where he rose through the ranks and was named chief in 1996. He retired in September 2006. He ...

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  5. Finish line in sight: Watertown resident closing in on goal of swimming in OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... him. On April 18, 2013, he came close to drowning during a USA Swimming club practice at Magrath Sports Complex on Fort Drum. He reportedly wasn't noticed for a lengthy period of time. “Andrew was found unconscious at the bottom of the ...

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  6. Missile defense review could push back potential Fort Drum site decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The military will hold off picking a preferred East Coast site for missiles, potentially Fort Drum, until the end of the year at least as it launches a new review of all of its missile defense systems. Leah Garton, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, said a decision about a new missile site will be tied to the new review, and no additional information will be available until after the review is complete.

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  7. Jenne honors St. Lawrence County Firefighter of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... class throughout the county in hope of improving fire ground operations and safety. He served with the Fort Drum Fire Department from 1982-2006, where he rose through the ranks and was named chief in 1996. He retired in September 2006. He currently ...

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  8. Biomass powering U.S. military baseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | UPI

    A renewable energy project at a military installation in northern New York shows that biomass is a feasible power solution, the U.S. government said. The U.S. Energy Department singled out Fort Drum as an example for how biomass could serve to address energy security needs through renewable energy solutions.

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  9. Fort Drum sexual assault numbers down, but officials say more work to doRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    File photo of the 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum held its 3rd Brigade Combat Team-Spartans Inactivation and Relinquishment of Command Ceremony. (Stephen D. Cannerelli The number of reported sexual assaults may be down at Fort Drum, but officials said there was more work to be done in tackling the issue.

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  10. Fort Drum sexual assault numbers down, but officials say there's more work to doRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The number of reported sexual assaults may be down at Fort Drum, N.Y., but officials said there was more work to be done in tackling the issue. "We don't try to base victory off the numbers," said Sgt.

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  11. JCIDA committee to discuss Apex Clean Energya s PILOT application later this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Mr. Habig said. In addition to the affected taxing jurisdictions, Mr. Alexander said he will contact Fort Drum officials to ensure the project would not have negative impacts on base operations. Mr. Habig said he spoke with post officials, including ...

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  12. Stefanik votes in favor of AHCARead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... four years, which could spell financial trouble for rural hospitals that rely heavily on the program. Soldiers on Fort Drum must use local hospitals for health care, as there is no hospital on post. Ms. Stefanik said she will work with Fort Drum to ...

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  13. Producers find Localore events help bridge dividesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Current

    ... to share personal stories. Meredith Turk screened an hour of programming from her Localore project, "Homefront: Fort Drum" for an audience at a drive-in theatre in Watertown, N.Y. (Photo: Brit Hanson) With local partners, Libby held a larger event ...

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  14. Missile Defense Agency looking for 'transportable' ICBM interceptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WAAY

    ... on a environmental impact study on basing GBIs on the East Coast and have narrowed down the choices to New York's Fort Drum, Ohio's Camp Ravenna, and Michigan's Fort Custer. Having transportable GBIs could help the effectiveness of the GMD system, ...

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  15. Watertown man accused of DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... a traffic stop on the 800 block of Starbuck Avenue. Jacob T. Meadows, 27, of 20368 Bagram Road, Apt. 206, Fort Drum, was also charged by city police with DWI. He allegedly drove the wrong way on a one-way street on Good­ale Street. Police said ...

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  16. Kristen Gillibrand 2020: Senator 'Ruling Out' Presidential BidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | News Max

    ... candidates, but she said she will remain focused on the Senate, according to New York magazine . During a visit at Fort Drum in Jefferson County, New York, Gillibrand told reporters that she's "dedicated to serving our state as our senator, and I'm ...

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  17. How a nerdy kid from Pamelia (and her red pen) shaped Channel 7 NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    ... - and sometimes, strange - situations. "You know, I got to sail a tall ship. I've flown in multiple helicopters at Fort Drum, I rode in the engine of a train," Richter said. "Any time a story came through that peaked my interest, I was like, 'Ooh!'" ...

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  18. John W. BellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and the United States. On February 1, 1991 he was honorably discharged from Fort Drum, NY. He then worked at Radio Shack from 1991 -1997. In 1998, John worked for Samaritan Medical Center in TV Service and for ...

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  19. Gillibrand on 2020 presidential run: 'I'm ruling it out'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she is ruling out a run for president in 2020 because she's "focused entirely" on running for re-election next year. The New York Democrat told cable's Spectrum News during an event Monday at Fort Drum in northern New York that she's "dedicated to serving our state as our senator" and is running for re-election in 2018.

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  20. Fort Drum commander talks military-civilian relationship with N.Y. lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The commander of Fort Drum told lawmakers in Albany the relationship between the military and the state was one that provided a wide range of benefits. "Our Army saw the incredible training value in the foothills of the Adirondacks and the first legislature to walk these halls understood their state's value in supporting our nation's defense," said Maj.

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