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  1. Fact checking Governor Cuomo on the North Country economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo has made the Adirondack North Country a big part of his statewide agenda. But is that really different from other governors? Photo: Office of the Gov. The North Country is a sparsely populated region with less than 5% of New York state's total population.

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  2. North Country at Work: life as an operating room nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | North County Public Radio

    Carolyn "Corky" Marlowe knows hard work. Straight out of high school she went to nursing school at House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown.

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  3. Upstate nuclear plant subsidies face uncertain future in budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | North County Public Radio

    One of the big issues still in play in Albany is a $7-billion plan that would subsidize three upstate New York nuclear power plants, including the Fitzpatrick plant on Lake Ontario in Oswego, between Watertown and Syracuse. Blair Horner with the New York Public Interest Research Group say it's unclear whether Governor Cuomo's plan to support those plants will survive the hectic session in Albany.

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  4. A piece of rugged Adirondack woods outside the Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | North County Public Radio

    When we think about the region between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack mountains, we mostly think farmland. But there's a strip in Jefferson County that feels like you could be in an Adirondack forest.

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  5. A piece of rugged Adirondack woods outside the Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | North County Public Radio

    When we think about the region between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack mountains, we mostly think farmland. But there's a strip in Jefferson County that feels like you could be in an Adirondack forest.

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

    Mar 23, 2017 | 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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  7. Marietta Holley: the North Country's 19th century 'answer to the woman question'Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Right now as we start our annual NCPR Spring Fundraiser , Congress is reviewing the President's budget which includes the elimination of federal funding for public media . If you're one of the people who understands not only how essential NCPR is to our region , but also the importance of federal investment in America's public media , we need you to please do two things to help out : These two simple acts CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE .

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

    Mar 8, 2017 | 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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  9. Preview: Venerable Folks of Tug Hill at TAUNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Traditional Arts in Upstate New York hosts an opening reception on Saturday, February 11, 1-3 pm, for an expanded version of the traveling exhibit "Venerable Folks of Tug Hill." The exhibit celebrates the resilient population of the snowy Tug Hill region and its many villages, farms, and vast wilderness located between Lake Ontario and the Adirondacks.

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  10. Cuomo's economic development chair grilled in budget hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Lawmakers grilled Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic development chair Wednesday at a budget hearing, as some of the programs are embroiled in a corruption scandal that's led to charges against several former associates of the governor. Nine people have pleaded guilty or been indicted in connection with alleged bid-rigging and other corruption charges involving some of Cuomo's economic development programs.

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  11. Days after Oscar nod, Viggo Mortensen comes home to Snowtown Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Viggo Mortensen met with local journalists before screening "Captain Fantastic." Amanda Morrison and Craig Fox of the Watertown Daily Times are pictured here.

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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. Meet the guy behind Burlington's renaissance. Could his ideas work in the North Country?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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