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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Firefighting crews from New York and four New England states are in Oregon battling numerous wildfires that have charred more than 600,000 acres. Gov....
PROVIDENCE, N.Y. (AP) The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat. The sheriff's...
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) Novelist, poet and Middlebury College instructor Julia Alvarez has won a National Medal of the Arts. Alvarez, who lives in Weybridge, will receive the...
ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) State police say autopsies are planned for a Clinton County couple after an apparent murder-suicide. A concerned relative called troopers Saturday...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to revise New York's signs showing access points for disabled individuals. The measure calls for removing the word...
At a press conference Friday afternoon in Lake Placid, State Police said that 20-year-old Trevor Sisto of Fort Covington had spoken of suicide before Thursday's deadly crash....
The man charged for the 2011 murder of a 12 year-old boy in Potsdam has been ordered released on bail.
The debate over proposals to store natural gas, propane and butane in salt caverns under Seneca Lake has become increasingly vocal, especially after a federal agency approved...
Despite a bipartisan bill making its way through Congress to keep road and bridge projects funded, there's still concerns about the long-term health of the highway fund. A...
A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by...
Each day this week will bring new decisions and reports that could have a big impact on the nation's economy.
Despite a demand from the United Nations Security Council for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, fighting continued in Gaza, where the death toll has surpassed 1,000.
The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is usually a time for family celebration. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in...
An American-owned company that supplies meat to fast-food chains in China has pulled all its products made by a subsidiary. An expose revealed some of the products were...
The package would overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide extra funding to hire more doctors and nurses. Lawmakers unveiled the plan on Monday.
Earlier this week the most emailed story from the New York Times asked “Why do Americans stink at math?” It’s a worthwhile article, if long. But, in general...
Special artists attain enough fame to draw crowds on their reputation alone. You know, ones like Picasso, Rembrandt, da Vinci or Monet. Others are also important, but just...
Many of us followed the events very closely a couple of weeks ago, as State Police, Forest Rangers, and local volunteer crews worked urgently to try to locate Donald Combs,...
We’re picking tomatoes from our garden and the early corn is getting very close (by August 1, I’m guessing). On the other hand, the flower gardens around my house...
I happen to be on the high side of middle-age. So, naturally, a friend sent me Donnalou Stevens’ “Older Ladies.” I loved its quirky, upbeat joie de vivre,...
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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) Novelist, poet and Middlebury College instructor Julia Alvarez has won a National Medal of the Arts. Alvarez, who lives in Weybridge, will receive the...
It's generally agreed by scholars that "The Tempest" is Shakespeare's last play. One can see the play as Shakespeare's farewell to the theatre, particularly Prospero's...
Adirondack artist Diane Leifheit is spending a lot of time this year getting to know her neighbors in Saranac Lake. She's been drawing their portraits and talking with local...
This atmospheric Norwegian band draws the listener in with mysterious lyrics and a yearning sound. Also: See a flugabone!
Join us as we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
The Walkmen went on hiatus at the end of 2013. In this three-song set, singer Hamilton Leithauser demonstrates that he's lost none of his power, even as he's matured and...

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Cast of "Ring of Fire: the Music of Johnny Cash." (L to R, Larry Tobias, Andrew Ross Crowe, Amanda Ryan Paige, Mike Rosengarten, Chris Blisset). Photo: Brian MacDonald. "Ring of Fire" closes the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester, VT with performances July 30 through August 9.
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