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  1. New Assembly Speaker Visits Syracuse TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | HOT 107.9

    The new speaker of the State Assembly is kicking off his first official upstate tour as Speaker with a meeting with one of Governor Andrew Cuomo most outspoken critics. Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie is meeting this morning with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner in his first of several trips up North.

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  2. Fort Drum Saved From Massive CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | HOT 107.9

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer's office confirmed the size of the troop reduction Thursday. Schumer says that compared to the possibility of seeing hundreds or thousands of personnel leave the base, the loss of 28 soldiers is a ``victory for Fort Drum and the whole North Country.'

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  3. New Report: Fort Drum Troop Cuts To Be Less Than 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | HOT 107.9

    There are multiple accounts of a report from a Pentagon source that Fort Drum will lose less than 100 troops from the Army cuts that could be as big as 40,000 nationwide. Many advocates for the base had predicted cuts in the neighborhood of 1,500 to 2,000.

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  4. Report: Fort Drum To Lose About 1,000 PersonnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | HOT 107.9

    A Watertown newspaper is reporting that Fort Drum will lose a little less than an thousand personnel due to Army cuts of soldiers and civilian employees. The Watertown Daily News says the relatively low number would be good news to the base and community, who have been concerned about the loss of civilian jobs and damage to the economy from fewer military personnel.

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  5. Hinman Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    A guilty plea from a former Fort Drum soldier today who's accused to stealing thousands of dollars from a fund set up for his wife and two newborn twins. Brandon Hinman pleaded guilty today to grand larceny charges after prosecutors say he stole more than 46 thousand dollars from a fund set up for his wife Jenna and two young twins to help defray medical costs.

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  6. Fort Drum Officer Among First Women set for Ranger TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    When a first of its kind Ranger School course begins at Fort Benning this month, 10th Mountain Division Capt. Michelle L. Kelly will be among the women with a rare chance to make history by wearing the coveted Ranger tab.

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  7. VA Facilities in NY have few delays, some patients waitRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facilities in New York are relatively good at seeing patients promptly, though some upstate veterans face waits of a month or more. Thirty-six of the 58 VA facilities analyzed by The Associated Press in New York state met the VA's timeliness goal -- which calls for patients to be seen within 30 days better than 99 percent of the time.

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  8. New Tattoo Policy for TroopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    The US Army has now relaxed its policy on tattoos for soldiers and that's proven to be a boon for business at tattoo parlors around Fort Drum. Owners say they're being overwhelmed.

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  9. Defense Secretary Visits Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Officials at Fort Drum say Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit Monday to thank 10th Mountain Division for its service in Afghanistan. Army officials say he'll also discuss how the Department of Defense can retain its best people.

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  10. Pentagon Chief to Visit Fort Drum and SURead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Carter wants to inspire young people to serve in the military and be involved in other public service positions while he's visiting Fort Drum. The Secretary of Defense will then visit Syracuse University Tuesday.

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  11. Fort Drum's New Commander is Familiar Face at US Army postRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    The U.S. Army's' 10th Mountain Division has a new commander, but he's someone many of the soldiers have already served under. Maj. Gen.

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  12. Sen. Patty Ritchie Trying to Save Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Senator Ritchie is trying to convey the importance of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division to Army brass in attendance, including John P. McLaurin, III, and the Army's deputy director of force management. [ Read More ] "I grew up in St. Lawrence County," said Senator Ritchie.

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  13. Fort Drum Soldier Charged With RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Police in Oneida County say a 26-year-old Fort Drum soldier has been charged with rape. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says Denis Omuriuki was arraigned today on a charge of third-degree rape.

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  14. Top Stories for Friday, March 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    A Fort Drum soldier is now credited with saving the life of a woman at Destiny USA who was attempting suicide. The Watertown daily times is reporting that Sgt.

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  15. Fort Drum Soliders Deploy To AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say about 1,660 members of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team will deploy in the spring and summer to southern Afghanistan as part of Resolute Support Mission. It will be the brigade's fourth deployment to Afghanistan.

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  16. Fort Drum Soldiers Deploy To AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | HOT 107.9

    Officials at the home of the 10th Mountain Division say D Co. of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade will be deploying as part of the Resolute Support mission that began on Jan. 1 in Afghanistan.

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