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Mexican consulate visits St. Lawrence County, talks dairy farm workers

NCPR – by David Sommerstein Dec 08, 2017 — The official arm of the Mexican government in New York State is touring St. Lawrence County. Mexico’s consulate wants to reach out to Mexican citizens across the North Country, including dairy farm … Continue reading

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Archeological Discovery Writes New Chapter in Delaware’s Early Colonial History

WBOC 16 News REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- An archeological study years in the making has revealed a wealth of new information about some of Delaware’s earliest colonial settlers and shed new light on what life would have been like in the … Continue reading

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New Carbon Tax Bill Would Increase Gas Prices, But Lower Electricity Rates

Vermont Public Radio – by Peter Hirschfeld Backers of the latest proposal for a carbon tax in Vermont say lawmakers can increase the price of gasoline and home heating oil without inflicting financial stress on residents and businesses. A coalition … Continue reading

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Mexican Consulate Coming To Middlebury On Saturday

Vermont Public Radio The General Consulate of Mexico in Boston will hold a mobile consulate in Middlebury on Saturday. The annual event provides consular services like passports, consular IDs, and Mexican birth registration for Mexican citizens living in Vermont who … Continue reading

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Escape Room opens in Plattsburgh

My NBC 5 – by Liz Strzepa PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — There’s a new place to test your problem solving skills in Plattsburgh. The Escape Room 60 is officially open at the Champlain Centre Mall. The way it works? Teams of four to eight … Continue reading

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Research shows parents help shape how much pain, distress preschoolers feel after vaccination needles

York University TORONTO, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 While vaccinations protect children against various illnesses, the pain can sometimes be too much to bear. It’s no wonder most children and parents dread their vaccination appointments. Now new research from York University’s OUCH Cohort at … Continue reading

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Operation C.A.R.E. is underway by VT State Police

NBC 5  WILLISTON, Vt. — Vermont State Police will be out in full force from now until Sunday night. They are working with departments across the nation to enforce Operation C.A.R.E. It’s one of the longest running traffic safety initiatives in … Continue reading

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Vietnam veterans may be dying from slow-killing parasite, study shows

Chicago Tribune A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite … Continue reading

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Vermont game wardens conducting roadside checks Drivers out and about in Vermont this fall may be stopped and checked by Vermont State Game Wardens. Wardens recently conducted such a routine hunting season check of motor vehicles on Sunday, November 19, in Bakersfield. “We conducted this … Continue reading

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How Vermont plans to get you to pay up on use tax

WCAX 3 News BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) How much does the state of Vermont know about your online purchases? Right now– not much. But as Cat Viglienzoni found out, that’s changing thanks to a new law. We started digging into this after … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Couple arrested after hibiscus plants mistaken for marijuana

WMUR BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Audrey and Edward Cramer, of Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania, were reported to police by their Nationwide insurance agent for allegedly having marijuana plants on their property. The couple say that on Sept. 20 police stormed their house, … Continue reading

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Feds Approve Regional EB-5 Center For Mount Snow

VPR The federal government says the company that owns Mount Snow can open its own EB-5 regional investment center. Peak Resorts announced Thursday that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services approved the company’s request to operate the privately managed Great … Continue reading

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Left out in the cold? Housing the homeless as temperatures fall

WCAX 3 News BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) “Right now, I’m stuffing my hands up into my jacket just trying to hold a sign so I can make a few bucks so I can eat tomorrow,” said Mandy, who identifies as homeless. Mandy … Continue reading

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Plattsburgh Organization Holds Immigration Support Training

My Champlain Valley – by Rebecca Reese Plattsburgh, NY – Thousands of immigrants are going through the Plattsburgh area to illegally cross the border into Canada. They’re expecting to able to stay and have a better life, but it may not … Continue reading

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Homeless encampment set to close Tuesday

NBC 5 News – by Jennifer Sheahen BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Burlington homeless encampment is set to be cleared Tuesday. Late last month, people living at the Sears Lane homeless encampment were served with an eviction notice. When NBC5 first spoke … Continue reading

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New bike program aims to help elderly with memory loss

Moms Everyday – by Pam Tauscher Who was holding the back of your bike when you learned to ride? Chances are, it was a parent. Now a special cycling program is giving some children the opportunity to return that favor to … Continue reading

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Some U.S. diplomats in Cuba diagnosed with serious health conditions, medical records show

CBS News According to medical records reviewed exclusively by CBS News, a U.S. doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Havana diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury, and with likely damage to the central nervous … Continue reading

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Canada open to completing NAFTA talks in short order

CBC News Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source, speaking on background, tells CBC News that Canada is … Continue reading

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Henry Kissinger

Start at (31:13) Henry Kissinger speaks about World Order and International Order and Charlie Rose speaks about New World Order…. Charlie Rose Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state, shares his thoughts on resolving the North Korea crisis, the U.S. relationship … Continue reading

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A Very Short History of Vaccines in America

PBS – by Michelle Minzer The battle over whether to enforce vaccination is not new. In fact, it’s older than the United States itself. In early colonial America, the smallpox virus spread quickly among growing populations, killing as many as half … Continue reading

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