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Ontario & Quebec: Canada's St. Lawrence border region and the capital.

Thousand Islands controlled burn will protect rare pitch pines

(Jul 22, 2014) MALLORYTOWN, Ont. - Parks Canada is to start a controlled blaze today in Ontario's Thousand Islands...
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Customs: possible traffic delays at Quebec border

(Jul 21, 2014) ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say there could be traffic delays at...
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14-year-old Quebec girl dies in Adirondack bus crash

(Jul 21, 2014) The victim of a fatal bus accident in Essex County on Friday has been identified as 14-year-old Chelssy...
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Adirondacks:
New York's Adirondack Mountains.
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Biotech firm pulls out of Saranac Lake

(Jul 23, 2014) The Village of Saranac Lake's plan to grow a cluster of biotechnology companies suffered a setback...
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Recreational projects funded for Adirondacks

(Jul 22, 2014) INDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced funding for several projects to expand and...
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Broadway magic created in a Lake Placid artist's studio

(Jul 22, 2014) Hours from the lights of Broadway, an Adirondack artist has made a career of creating costumes for some...
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St. Lawrence Valley:
New York side of the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Canton, Potsdam bypass study starts, but Interstate supporters want more

(Jul 22, 2014) State transportation officials say they're ready to start studying whether Canton and Potsdam need a...
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St. Lawrence County DA disputes call for special prosecutor

(Jul 17, 2014) St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain says she'll defend what she calls her obligation to...
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St. Lawrence DA asks county judge to disqualify himself

(Jul 14, 2014) There were more legal twists involving St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain's probe into two...
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1000 Islands-Jefferson County:
New York's 1000 Islands region and Jefferson County.
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Thousand Islands want help on what's scenic

(Jul 2, 2014) This summer, the Thousand Islands region is on a mission: to prove to the State of New York that it...
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Life in Jefferson County? Good, not perfect

(Jun 27, 2014) People in Jefferson County are pretty happy with their quality of life, but they have some worries. The...
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Stefanik overwhelms Doheny in NY-21 GOP primary

(Jun 25, 2014) November's ballot is set after yesterday's primary elections. Among the races decided yesterday, Elise...
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Champlain Valley NYChamplain Valley: New York side of the Champlain Valley.

How to harvest and keep garlic

(Jul 21, 2014) Garlic is easy to plant, and doesn't usually require a whole lot of attention as it grows. It comes up,...
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For lawn and garden: the do's and don'ts of fertilizing

(Jul 14, 2014) It's illegal to fertilize a lawn with phosporous in New York State. The Department of Environmental...
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Plattsburgh rally to demand stop to dangerous crude oil trains

(Jul 4, 2014) This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of a train derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic,...
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Tug Hill-
Lewis County
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The Tug Hill Plateau and Lewis County New York.

Is this really a biz plan for the North Country?

(Dec 17, 2013) Last month Centerstate CEO, a Syracuse-based economic development group, released a plan for a region...
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How do you cope with that much snow?

(Dec 13, 2013) The Tug Hill Plateau has gotten big snow this week, and it's still coming.Carol Yerdon lives up there,...
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Parts of upstate NY getting lake-effect snow

(Dec 11, 2013) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) More than a foot of snow has fallen in towns south of Buffalo and more is expected as...
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Vermont:
Vermont's Champlain Valley region.

Vermont loon count gauging health of bird

(Jul 22, 2014) COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) Experts estimate there are nearly 300 adult loons living on Vermont's lakes and...
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Vermont keeps No. 2 ranking in Kids Count report

(Jul 22, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont is keeping its No. 2 ranking in a national survey of the well-being of...
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Meetings planned on Lake Champlain waterfowl

(Jul 21, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The status of waterfowl populations and hunting seasons on and along Lake Champlain...
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