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Senate panel briefly considers closing campaign loophole

May 10, 2016 ALBANY — The New York Senate Elections Committee on Monday briefly considered legislation to close a campaign finance loophole for limited liability companies, with its Republicans sending it to... more »»

Cuomo up here today

May 10, 2016 Gov. Andrew Cuomo will make two stops in the Adirondacks today. more »»

Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in prison

May 4, 2016 NEW YORK — Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a backroom master whose name was synonymous with political power in New York for a generation, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison,... more »»

Trump all but certain

May 4, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner... more »»

Board nears end of resort review

May 4, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village Planning Board is nearing the end of its review of the Lake Flower resort project, but it’s still got some work to do. more »»

Gibson will not run for governor

May 3, 2016 ALBANY — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson said Monday he will not run for New York governor in 2018, abruptly ending months of public flirtation with the prospect of seeking the office. more »»

Rep. Gibson won't run for NY governor in 2018

May 2, 2016 ALBANY — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson said today he will not run for New York governor in 2018, abruptly ending months of public flirtation with the prospect of seeking the office. more »»

Derrick compares his fundraising to Bernie Sanders’

May 2, 2016 KEENE — About 40 people attended a meet-and-greet event for U.S. congressional candidate Mike Derrick at his sister’s home here Sunday afternoon. more »»

Elected officials weigh in on Sunmount safety

April 29, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Elected officials voiced concerns after a convicted sex offender left the grounds of his Sunmount group home without permission for the second time in two months earlier this week. more »»

Stefanik plugs for veteran caregivers

April 29, 2016 PLATTSBURGH — North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is looking to improve benefits for caregivers of seriously wounded military veterans. Her opponents feel it is too little, too late. more »»

LaBarge wanted chain hotel

April 23, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Malone real estate developer Chris LaBarge was planning to drop his proposal for a 93-room resort on the Lake Flower shoreline last year and instead build a smaller, chain hotel. more »»

Tupper schools adopt budget, come in under tax cap

April 23, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Central School District Board of Education adopted a budget Monday that came in just under the state-mandated tax cap of 0.04 percent. more »»

Taxes mostly flat in Saranac Lake school budget

April 21, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — In a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, the Saranac Lake Central School District Board of Education sent voters a budget for the 2016-17 academic year. The $2. more »»

Makeover: Harriet Tubman to be face of $20 bill

April 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover. Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bil. more »»

North Country 'Feels the Bern' more than any other NY district

April 20, 2016 Leading up to Tuesday’s presidential primary, the Tri-Lakes region hosted several rallies for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, and his signs, bumper stickers and T-shirts were more visible here... more »»

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill, Treasury official says

April 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years, a Treasury official said today. more »»

North Country isn’t immune to wild Primary Day across state

April 20, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — After more than seven hours working the busiest presidential primary turnout she’s seen while with the Franklin County Board of Elections, poll inspector Catherine Fitzgerald finally... more »»

Trump, Clinton take NY

April 20, 2016 NEW YORK — Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday’s New York primary, with Trump bouncing back convincingly from a difficult stretch in his Republica... more »»

Big numbers, confusion, strong feelings among voters

April 20, 2016 As people streamed into town halls and other polling sites for Tuesday’s New York presidential primary, most voted with ease, but some found they couldn’t vote. more »»



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