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  1. President Trump signs $716 billion defense bill at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | North County Public Radio

    The National Defense Authorization Act for 2019 gives troops their largest pay increase in nearly a decade and starts laying the groundwork for the president's proposed Space Force. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence landed in their respective planes - Air Force One and Air Force Two - at Fort Drum Monday afternoon for a ceremonial bill signing.

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  2. Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | North County Public Radio

    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain after delivering remarks that failed to mention the ailing senator. The measure Trump signed Monday at New York's Fort Drum will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years.

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  3. Fort Drum, and Stefanik, prepare to welcome President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | North County Public Radio

    Then-candidate Donald Trump speaking at an election rally Monday, April 11, 2016, in Albany, NY. Photo: Still from Trump campaign video.

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  4. Trump visit: Stefanik loyal to President despite sharp differences on policy, ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | North County Public Radio

    When North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik welcomes President Trump to Fort Drum on Monday, she'll take the next step in a complex, risky and often conflicted political relationship that reflects the Republican Party's broader struggle with Trump's presidency. Stefanik who describes herself as a moderate conservative has frequently lambasted Trump, using terms such as "offensive," "misguided," and "contrary to American ideals" to describe his character, his policy goals, and his actions.

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  5. President Trump to visit Fort Drum MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | North County Public Radio

    President Donald Trump reviews troops at Central Command Headquarters in Tampa in 2017. Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead President Donald Trump is planning to visit Fort Drum near Watertown on Monday.

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  6. Immigrant couple arrested visiting son-in-law at Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Two family members of a Fort Drum soldier remain in immigration detention in Buffalo. Concepcion and Margarito Silva, both Brooklyn residents, were arrested on July 4th when they tried to visit their son-in-law for the holiday.

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  7. New York troopers remember fallen comradesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    One is Trooper Joel Davis, who was shot and killed last July while responding to a domestic disturbance in Jefferson County, near Ft. Drum.

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  8. What does it take to be an Army chaplain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Approximately 1,500 active duty chaplains are in the Army. They serve about half a million troops.

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  9. Do North Country cities have the means to match New York's ambitions for downtowns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Vina Bonner is founder of the Fun Xscape in Watertown, NY. She did not receive DRI funding.

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  10. North Country politicians weigh in on SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik says she supports President Trump's missile strike on Syria. In a statement, Stefanik said the attack on Syrian chemical facilities was an appropriate response to the Assad government's "use of chemical weapons against civilians."

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  11. 10th Mountain Division aerial training exercise means low-flying helicopters and traffic delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    " I love North Country Public Radio. It feels like home to me. When we lived away I would listen to it online... I don't know how many driveway moments we had... tears, laughter.

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  12. Military kids switch schools, struggle with class placementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    " I love North Country Public Radio. It feels like home to me. When we lived away I would listen to it online... I don't know how many driveway moments we had... tears, laughter.

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  13. Stefanik embraces Trump, invites him to visit Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    " I turn it on first thing in the morning, and I hear Todd's voice, and I think all is well with the world. And then I listen to the news, and when I go downstairs I have a radio in my kitchen, and a radio in the living room.

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  14. Fort Drum soldiers return from CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Members of the 10th Mountain Division's First Brigade Combat Team returned to Fort Drum yesterday from a six-month deployment to Cameroon. They were part of a mission to support the Cameroonian military's counter-terrorism efforts.

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  15. Empty boxes, damaged heirlooms: military families get little help after moving disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    There's a lot of coming and going at an Army base like Ft. Drum. Not only the deployments that take service members on missions across the world and back, but the relocation of whole families.

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  16. Fort Drum contributed $1.2 billion to North Country economy in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Fort Drum is northern New York's largest single site employer: 15,110 soldiers and 3,722 civilians work there. Base spending is up and it's had an impact on the surrounding community.

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  17. Major General Walter Piatt gives update on Fort Drum troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    American soldiers are serving in conflicts all over the world, but because military operations happen quietly in the background, civilians don't always know what the troops are doing. Fort Drum's commander is conducting an outreach campaign designed to change that by letting the public know about the 10th Mountain Division's work at home and abroad.

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  18. Major General Walter Piatt gives update on Fort Drum troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    American soldiers are serving in conflicts all over the world, but because military operations happen quietly in the background, civilians don't always know what the troops are doing. Fort Drum's commander is conducting an outreach campaign designed to change that by letting the public know about the 10th Mountain Division's work at home and abroad.

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  19. A gun grab? Just more paperwork? The facts about handgun 're-certification'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    It's been five years since Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York SAFE Act into law. A provision that requires hundreds of thousands of handgun owners to "re-certify" their permits is just kicking in now.

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  20. Fort Drum soldiers heading to IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | North County Public Radio

    Soldiers from Fort Drum near Watertown will be deploying to Iraq this spring. According to the Army "N" 'N " 'N- ' ... " 'N- ' ...s public affairs, the 10th Mountain Division headquarters will rotate in to help Iraqi troops defeat ISIS.

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