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St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole Duvé speaks to the press Wednesday in the Grand Jury room in the county courthouse building in Canton. Photo: David Sommerstein.
St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole Duvé speaks to the press Wednesday in the Grand Jury room in the county courthouse building in Canton. Photo: David Sommerstein.

Duve fights back against DA challenger

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole Duve defended her record yesterday from attacks by her Republican challenger.

Duvé, a Democrat, said former public defender Mary Rain was "misrepresenting" the results of cases. And she said Rain was misunderstanding the subtleties of prosecution.

David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Wet weather frustrates locals and tourists; worries businesses

This summer has been cool and wet, with average temperatures in July about five degrees below normal. The National Weather Service reports that parts of the region have had nearly ten more inches of rain this summer compared with last summer. Brian Mann checked in with business owners, locals and tourists and has our story.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: climate change and rainfall

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager look at climate change and it's effect, not on temperature, but on rainfall patterns.  Go to full article

Rain soaks Champlain Valley

Rain is hammering the northeastern corner of New York State. National Weather Service records show July was the wettest on record. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Watering the garden wisely

Some parts of the North Country got a good soaking of rain yesterday. But how do you know when enough is enough in the garden? Horticulturist Amy Ivy shares tips on how and when to water the garden. She told Todd Moe that a rain gauge helps.  Go to full article
The storms brought damage to trees and homes throughout the North Country, as shown in this scene from Ft. Covington. Photo: Tony David.
The storms brought damage to trees and homes throughout the North Country, as shown in this scene from Ft. Covington. Photo: Tony David.

Thousands without power after thunderstorms

Thousands remains without power this morning after thunderstorms rolled across upstate New York yesterday and last night. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

Let it rain!

We're nearing the end of the gardening season. Why do we need rain now? Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy.  Go to full article

Lake Champlain: Docks Still Underwater, Boating Industry Suffers

Lake Champlain water levels are high after heavy rainfall. Barry Hamilton owns the Essex Marina, he spoke with Gregory Warner.  Go to full article

More Rainfall Hammers Adirondacks

Martha Foley has the latest on relief and recovery efforts inthe eastern and southern Adirondacks, where heavy rainfall has been damaging roads and bridges.  Go to full article

Rainy Spring Boosts Water Levels

The soggy spring and early summer have helped raise water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. But shoreline residents say it wouldn?t take a drought for the water to dip too low again. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

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