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  1. Joyce Mitchell placed on 'high risk' watch in county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Clinton County Sheriff David Favro discusses life behind bars for Joyce Mitchell, the prison tailor shop supervisor charged with helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape Clinton Correctional Facility. VANESSA? VANESSA: THE SHERIFF SAYS THE LIFE OF A COUNTY JAIL IS GETTING BACK TO NORMAL FOR EMPLOYEES FROM THE INITIAL ARRIVAL FROM WAS MITCHELL BUT WITH THIS CASE COMES WITH ITS OWN SET OF PROTOCOLS'S STAFF HAVE TO FOLLOW TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE OVER HER.

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  2. Mitchell placed on 'high risk' watch in county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Clinton County Sheriff David Favro discusses life behind bars for Joyce Mitchell, the prison tailor shop supervisor charged with helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape Clinton Correctional Facility. VANESSA? VANESSA: THE SHERIFF SAYS THE LIFE OF A COUNTY JAIL IS GETTING BACK TO NORMAL FOR EMPLOYEES FROM THE INITIAL ARRIVAL FROM WAS MITCHELL BUT WITH THIS CASE COMES WITH ITS OWN SET OF PROTOCOLS'S STAFF HAVE TO FOLLOW TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE OVER HER.

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  3. Sen. Gillibrand taking action to ban microbeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was in Plattsburgh Monday to announce a new push to ban plastic microbeads from personal care products. NEW LEGISLATION.

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  4. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Plattsburgh announces bill banning microbeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was in Plattsburgh Monday to announce a new push to ban plastic microbeads from personal care products. Gillibrand joined Lake Champlain Basin Program Director Bill Howland, scientist Mike Winslow and SUNY Plattsburgh researchers at Champlain Park to introduce her bipartisan Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015.

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  5. NY attorney general touts foreclosure prevention programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made a rare North Country appearance Monday, touting the success of a handful of programs carried out by his office to help homeowners. Statewide, the AG's office has been aggressive in its efforts to help struggling homeowners stay in their homes, helping more than 40,000 families avoid foreclosure.

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  6. Tom explains who is under a Flash Flood Warning & tracks stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    OF THE STORM. TOM: IT HAS BEEN HOT AROUND HERE. WE DID IT AGAIN TODAY AND THE DEW POINT IS WAY UP THERE.

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  7. Businesses celebrate law enforcement, honor families with big dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Gratitude and relief remain strong in the communities where a nearly monthlong manhunt was conducted following the escape from Dannemora. It's been more than a month since thousands of law enforcement officers first started trudging through woods, streets, and swamps searching for the two Clinton Correctional escapees, and businesses in the Clinton County community have been searching ways to give back.

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  8. Local businesses thanking law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Big deals and celebrations for law enforcement and their families, weeks after the month-long hunt for murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional facility. NOW. JARRED: IT'S MORE THAN A MONTH SINCE THOUSANDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FIRST STARTED TRUDGING THROUGH WOODS, STREETS, AND SWAMPS, SEARCHING FOR THE TWO CLINTON CORRECTIONAL ESCAPEES.

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  9. NY prison escape: Sergeant hailed as heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Sgt. Jay Cook knows the densely forested terrain of upstate New York. He's spent most of his career patrolling in the region.

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  10. VIDEO: Saturday Things to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    DAVID: THE WEEKEND IS HERE. YOU CAN HOP ON A PADD LEBOARD IF YOU WILL NOT TRY THAT YET.

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  11. 2nd New York prison worker charged in killers' escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    A second prison employee has been charged in connection with the stunning escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum security facility in upstate New York earlier this month. Officer Gene Palmer, a veteran prison guard, gave at least one of the inmates a screwdriver and a wrench to help fix electrical breakers in the catwalk area behind their cells, an official familiar with the investigation told CNN on Wednesday.

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  12. Life returning to normal despite continuing manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Many residents of Cadyville, Dannemora and Plattsburgh said they are ready to get that small-town feel back and return to normal now that there isn't as much police activity following the prison break. GEORGE: RAISING THE QUESTION, WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF SCALING BACK THIS OPERATION? HERE IN DANNEMORA, LIFE IS REAP TURNING -- RETURNING TO A SEMBLANCE OF NORMALCY, AND ALSO IN THE SURROUNDING AREA INCLUDING CADYVILLE.

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  13. Clinton County residents find ways to say 'thanks' to officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Clinton County residents have gathered all sorts of items for the hundreds of officers stationed in the Dannemora area. Officials say some officers are hours away from home, and residents say they want to do their part to thank the officers for keeping them safe.

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  14. Clinton County residents find big ways to say 'thank you' to officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    All of that cooking for one purpose: to give law enforcement officials stationed in the Dannemora area a home-cooked meal. In addition to the pasta she's offering up her pick up truck to help deliver supplies donated by the Clinton County community.

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  15. Clinton County residents find big ways to say "thanks" to officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Clinton County residents have gathered all sorts of items for the hundreds of officers stationed in the Dannemora area. Officials say some officers are hours away from home, and residents say they want to do their part to thank the officers for keeping them safe.

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  16. Search for escaped prisoners enters Day 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Search teams are back in the woods looking for two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison a week and a half ago. The more than 800 law enforcement officers searching 8,300 acres for David Sweat and Richard Matt have steadily shifted their focus eastward along Route 374 leading from the village of Dannemora, home to Clinton Correctional Facility.

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  17. Gov. Cuomo calls for inspector general to investigate escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called for an investigation Monday into how Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. GOOD EVENING, I'M STEPHANIE GORIN.

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  18. Students set to return to school MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    IN THE EYES OF THE DA. CADYVILLE REMAINS THE FOCUS UNTIL THERE IS EVIDENCE THEY HAVE GONE ELSEWHERE.

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  19. Police provide few details on sighting of two menRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    STEPH: TIME FOR US TO CHECK IN WITH STEWART LEDBETTER. HE IS IN CADYVILLE AND KEEPING AN EYE ON THE SEARCH GOING ON THERE.

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  20. Cadyville residents 'weary' of police presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The intense police presence in Catyville is beginning to make some residents weary. Some admitted t o WPTZ's Steward Ledbetter that they planned to leave the area until the search was over.

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