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With the recent decision to close the in-patient psychiatric unit at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, surrounding counties had to come up with an alternative to continue helping people in crisis or struggling with mental health issues. Our Cara Thomas tells us about the new proactive program county officials are bringing to the Southern Tier.

5:50 PM

Bill would allow kids to manage diabetes in class

If your child was missing an hour a day worth of school, you might get pretty upset. And that's the reality for the thousands of kids with Type 1 Diabetes who have to go to the nurse's office to have their blood sugars checked and insulin injected. As our Katie Gibas reports, a 10-year-old is fighting for a bill that would keep kids in class.

Updated 5:19 PM

St. Lawrence County Chamber finds new executive director

A new leader is set to take the helm of St. Lawrence County's tourism and business industries. Brooke E. Rouse will take over as the county's chamber of commerce executive director in June. Our Matt Jarchow introduces us to Rouse and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

6:06 PM

Schumer calls on FDA to revise rule to help breweries

A partnership between breweries and farmers could come to an end after the FDA proposed a rule that would impact both. Time Warner Cable News reporter Katie Husband talked with New York's senior senator about the problem.

Updated 5:19 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Watertown Daily Times, Changing With the Times: Part 5

It's said the newspaper is for the older generation, but the executives at the Watertown Daily Times say with some fresh ideas that page can turn to get younger readers. Reporter Brian Dwyer wraps up his five-part series on the paper with a look at its future.

12:08 PM

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Christians observe Good Friday

April 18, 2014 marks Good Friday for this year, the day Christians commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion and death. 6:50 PM

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