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  1. Gov. Cuomo wants new Southern Tier casino bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is asking state gambling authorities to request more proposals for a casino in the state's “economically ailing” Southern Tier. In a letter sent Friday to the Gaming Commission and its location board, Cuomo says legal authority remains for a fourth license.

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  2. Winter Fun: Snowmobile association celebrating 40 years of bringing communities togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    Due to the hundreds of hours logged annually by dedicated volunteers and the warm attitude of more than 2,000 members, the St. Lawrence County Snowmobile Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary season this winter. The not-for-profit organization, founded in 1975, is responsible for grooming and maintaining 530 miles of state-funded snowmobiling trails and about 180 miles of independent trails funded by small clubs in St. Lawrence County.

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  3. Chelsey A. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Chelsey A. Miller, 34, of 25092 Brookside Drive, died on Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Upstate Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born in Watertown on June 29, 1980 the daughter of Stephen R. and Terry Green Miller.

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  4. Following casino announcement, developer of Bay racino hopeful project could be OKa d in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Following a state board's recommendation Wednesday of three proposed upstate resort casinos, a pair of Rochester developers are optimistic the state will shift its attention toward approving a proposed racino in Alexandria Bay. Rochester developer Mark Bohn of Bennett Heights Capital LLC said he expects the state will now focus on reviewing applications for racinos - harness racetracks with video lottery terminals.

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  5. Former Mayor Walker would like to add curling at city arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    For about a decade, former Mayor T. Urling Walker has organized trips for a group of local Rotarians to head to Canada to have fun with the sport of curling. Last week, he wrote to City Manager Sharon A. Addison requesting the city explore whether curling could be added to the city's ice rink when the Watertown Municipal Arena undergoes a planned major upgrade in the spring.

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  6. Three arrested at moe.down admit guilt on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    David L. Calvert, 56, Schenectady, pleaded guilty to two counts each of fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance. Sentencing was set for Feb. 27. He was accused of selling hallucinogenic mushrooms at the festival, held over Labor Day weekend in Turin.

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  7. Price Chopper announces $300M plan to rename, remodel storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The grocery store chain will remodel and rename its 135 locations to Market 32, a reference to the founding of Price Chopper 1932 by the Golub family, it announced Tuesday. The Golub Corp., parent company of the Schenectady franchise, said more products and dining options will be available for customers under the plan, which calls for an investment of about $300 million to renovate more than half the stores across its six-state footprint within five years.

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  8. If proposition No. 2 passes, New York legislators will move into the digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    If New York voters approve proposition No. 2 on the ballot next week, their 213 legislators will join the digital age.

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  9. Rodney J. HewittRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rodney James Hewitt, 72, of 10924 Wright St. Road, died Saturday evening, October 4, 2014, in the emergency room of Ellis Hospital in Schenectady after being stricken while returning home from visiting his family. Rodney was born in Carthage on September 18, 1942, the son of the late Roswell and Gladys Clark Hewitt.

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  10. College football: St. Lawrence prevails in end against UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    For the second straight season the St. Lawrence University football team used a dominant fourth quarter to come from behind to defeat Union College. The Saints scored two touchdowns in the final 15 minutes Saturday to defeat Union 28-20 before 2,474 fans in the Liberty League opener for each team at Leckonby Stadium.

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  11. Jobs-resistant north country deserves better resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Last week, the federal government announced that August job growth was less than 150,000, a stumble along the path that has averaged more than 200,000 jobs a month this year. And while the report showed fewer jobs created than economists anticipated, it did show continued growth in jobs nationwide.

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  12. Several Times photographers rank in top 10 in NPPA clip contestRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Four Times staff and former staff members have ranked in the top 10 in the year-to-date point tally for National Press Photographers Association's regional clip contest.

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  13. International film festival planned for Canton; details will be unveiled Aug. 7Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    A filmmaker from Los Angeles with family ties to the north country is planning to launch an international film festival in the village that local officials hope will become an annual event that spurs commerce and tourism.

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  14. Lois L. RobertsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Funeral services for Lois L. Roberts, age 59 of Lisbon will be held on Wednesday at 11:00am at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon Tom Sharrow officiating.

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  15. Richard ChristyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Memorial service for Richard “Dick” Christy, 75, of Canton, will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the O'Leary Funeral Home; 5821 US Highway 11, Canton, with Lay Minister Martha Helmer, officiating.

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  16. Survival in the digital age: NNY drive-in movie theaters adjust to changeRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Michael D. Dekin remains skeptical of digital cinema technology, even after purchasing it this summer for Lewis County's only drive-in theater.

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