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

    Monday Jan 9 | 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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  2. Meet the guy behind Burlington's renaissance. Could his ideas work in the North Country?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | North County Public Radio

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , these days people stay with a job for an average of only 4.2 years . As of January, I started working here at NCPR 16 years ago .

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. It could take two years to replenish North Country wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    This year's drought has left wells dry across the region. After some rain, farmers are wondering when their groundwater will be replenished.

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  6. 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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  7. Vox: Watertown watches the first presidential debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    At Downtown Bistro 108 in Watertown about 10 members of the local Jefferson County Republican Committee and with a few regulars gathered at the bar in a candle-lit back room to watch the first presidential debate last night. The restaurant is closed Mondays but they opened last night for this debate-watching party.

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  8. Lawmakers grill Cuomo's economic development czar on Start Up NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    So I see you're spending your summer with NCPR . Here for vacation ? Sitting out on the deck ? Or maybe you just have more time to spend with us than usual.

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  9. Lawmakers grill Cuomo's top economic development officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    So I see you're spending your summer with NCPR . Here for vacation ? Sitting out on the deck ? Or maybe you just have more time to spend with us than usual.

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  10. 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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  11. North Country dairy farmers say trade agreements haven't delivered on promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    According to the National Milk Federation, Canada now has a pricing policy that discourages yogurt and cheese-makers from using milk imported from the United States. Photo: Julia Botero Agriculture is an essential part of the North Country's economy.

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  12. Watertown PIVOT resource center will help heroin addicts in recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A nonprofit in Watertown will receive $1.7 million to open a resource center for recovering drug addicts and their families. PIVOT is one of six non-profits throughout New York State to receive funding to help stop the heroin crisis in their communities.

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  13. ONNY summer concert: American PopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    Potsdam's champion fiddler Gretchen Koehler will be among the soloists with the Orchestra of Northern New York this week. Photo: Gretchen Koehler Potsdam fiddler Gretchen Koehler will take center stage with the Orchestra of Northern New York this week for their Summer Pops concerts in Potsdam and Watertown.

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  14. Watertown to get 12 new manufacturing jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    A German-owned manufacturing company in Watertown will expand its facility and add jobs to its workforce. Roth Industries only plans to add 12 jobs as of now, but any job growth in Jefferson County is positive news.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. The Watertown Bucks are reborn and so far, undefeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The Watertown Bucks are back again this season as the city's own professional baseball team. For a few months last year, it looked like the Bucks were gone for good after the North Country Baseball League folded.

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  18. New bill helps military spouses get back to work after a moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    State Senator Patty Ritchie speaks in support of Fort Drum at a community listening session hosted by the Army Thursday at Case Middle School in Watertown. Photo: Joanna Richards A bill that will make it easier for military spouses to start working immediately after moving to the state is about to become law.

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  19. A supermarket is coming back to Star LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The community of Star Lake is one of the most isolated in the North Country, tucked into the northwestern Adirondacks in St. Lawrence County. Right now, the nearest supermarket is more than 30 miles away.

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  20. Building an art trail to link visitors with galleries, studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | North County Public Radio

    The creative bounty in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties' byways and back roads is going to be easier to find with a new self-guided art trail that was launched a few weeks ago. Kari Robertson is a Jefferson County artist, and one of the organizers of the new Northern New York Art Trail.

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