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  1. Can these North Country airports survive without federal subsidies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | North County Public Radio

    Regional airports in Massena, Plattsburgh and Ogdensburg have all undergone major renovations within the past few years - and all benefit from the federal Essential Air Service program. Photo: David Sommerstein.

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  2. Fort Drum's spending down, but still a giant North Country economic driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | North County Public Radio

    Fort Drum, near Watertown, is the biggest single site employer in northern New York. The Army base employs 15,000 soldiers and another 4,000 civilians.

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  3. Army selects new commander at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt and his family at a ceremony for his promotion from Colonel in 2009.

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  4. Maj. Gen. Piatt to be 10th Mountain Division commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The Pentagon has named Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt as the next commander of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum.

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  5. 'Roger. I've got you.' Vets make a safety net for their own in WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Under the Trump Administration, overseeing care for military veterans will continue to be a huge issue. Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have experienced big failures in their federal health system.

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  6. In Watertown, veterans provide a big service to their peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Under the Trump Administration, overseeing care for military veterans will continue to be a huge issue. Thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have experienced big failures in their federal health system.

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  7. What Tenth Mountain soldiers found when they liberated Benito Mussolini's closetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Some of the very last European battles of World War Two were fought around Lake Garda, the northern Italian villa of dictator Benito Mussolini. And they were fought by the Tenth Mountain Division.

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  8. Watch: Homefront Fort Drum - Portraits of four veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Over the past year Homefront: Fort Drum producer Meredith Turk has engaged with servicemembers, service families and veterans in the Fort Drum area, bringing forward the often untold stories of life in military service and life after military service. On this Veteran's Day, we bring forward the stories of four men who served in wars from World War II until the present.

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  9. Wwny TV Anchor Brian Ashley to lead Fort Drum Liaison OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Brian Ashley has hosted the Channel 7 evening news with his wife Ann Richter for 20 years. Richter will continue as evening host.

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  10. Fort Drum children meet Sesame Street's Katie, a military kid just like themRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The internet may seem infinite, but the fundraiser at North Country Public Radio is not. Our Fall 2016 Fundraiser ends on Sunday .

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  11. Stefanik's reputation as national security expert complicated by support for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    If you're one of the many people having trouble deciding who to vote for in this year's election, I have a solution for you: Some of my friends are fond of saying, "vote with your wallet." So I do.

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  12. Carl McLaughlin retires after over a decade of connecting community to Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A man who for over a decade acted as the community's link to Fort Drum will retire at the end of the month. As head of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization, Carl McLaughlin lobbied state and federal officials on behalf of the base.

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  13. Thunderstock racing in Evans Mills, for autism's sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    When you see and hear stories at NCPR.org that surprise, inform, and feed your curiosity about the world, you may think what we do is kind of magical. But it's not magic .

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  14. Report finds Watertown homes are vacant long before going into foreclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    There are more than 150 abandoned homes in Watertown. A report put out by the city assessor finds homes in the city can be empty for months, even years, before the bank takes them over.

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  15. 10th Mountain Division monument in Thompson Park evokes pride & some tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A monument that celebrates Fort Drum's relationship with its surrounding community was unveiled at a ceremony in Watertown's Thompson Park on Friday. The four-sided granite monument depicts the 10th Mountain Division's history starting with World War II and ending in its missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  16. Study finds Fort Drum Missile Defense site will bring jobs, but may never be builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The Missile Defense Agency is determining whether Fort Drum would be a good place to build a site to defend the East Coast against a missile attack. At a public meeting this week in Carthage, a town near the Army base, military officials explained how jobs and the environment could be affected if the missile defense site is built on Fort Drum.

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  17. Tug Hill loggers have fingers crossed for biomassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Greg Hemmerich, owner of Hemmerich's Tree Service, invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment to harvest wood chips for Lyonsdale's biomass plant. Now he's concerned when it will re-open.

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  18. Homefront Fort Drum: 'Stories Under the Stars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Our big Homefront Fort Drum event at the Black River Drive-in near Watertown attracted people from all over the area. They came to hear the stories of soldiers, veterans, and those who work at Fort Drum.

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  19. Behind the scenes of homecoming: A soldier's wife shares her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Dania Bandas has done this four times. She's waited for her husband to return from deployment.

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  20. NY begins highway work at Fort Drum access pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Signs along Route 26 welcome soldiers home to Fort Drum, in Watertown, NY. Photo: Joel Kramer , Creative Commons, some rights reserved WATERTOWN, N.Y. New York state is spending nearly $3 million to improve a key access point to Fort Drum in northern New York.

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