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Robert D. Gorman, right, CEO of the United Way of Northern New York, and David B. Warner, President of ProAct, announce a new partnership that will distribute ProAct's discount prescription card through the United Way's nonprofit organizations in St. Lawrence, Lewis and Jefferson counties. The announcement was made Wednesday at the St. Lawrence Community Development Program office in Canton. Photo: United Way of Northern New York.
Robert D. Gorman, right, CEO of the United Way of Northern New York, and David B. Warner, President of ProAct, announce a new partnership that will distribute ProAct's discount prescription card through the United Way's nonprofit organizations in St. Lawrence, Lewis and Jefferson counties. The announcement was made Wednesday at the St. Lawrence Community Development Program office in Canton. Photo: United Way of Northern New York.

Prescription drugs at a discount

Prescription drugs can get expensive, especially for people without health insurance. There are discount cards available at local government offices, but a lot of people don't know about them. As Zach Hirsch reports, United Way of Northern New York is working to change that.  Go to full article

Potsdam Approves Walmart Supercenter

The Potsdam town planning board gave final approval for Walmart to build a Supercenter on Route 11. The vote Wednesday night was unanimous. The discount giant expects to open late next year. As David Sommerstein reports, the plan still faces some hurdles.  Go to full article

Walmart Wades Through Wetlands Concerns

Plans for a 188,000 sq. ft. Walmart Supercenter have hit a couple bumps in the road. The town of Potsdam Planning Board postponed a vote on the project Tuesday night. Chairman Harold Demick said he hadn't received the results of drilled well tests on the 47-acre site. The information is needed to see if Walmart's planned water system would affect groundwater supplies. Also, a federal agency has recommended that the project not be granted a permit. As David Sommerstein reports, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Walmart isn't doing enough to protect area wetlands.  Go to full article

Ames to Close All Stores

Ames Department Stores chain announced today it will close all its locations nationwide, leaving some 22,000 people without jobs. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

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