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WATERTOWN/NORTH COUNTRY

This section displays all of the Watertown and North Country news articles published in the past 7 days.


Can 3rd Party Candidate Move Beyond 'Spoiler' in NY21?

Essex County

Can 3rd Party Candidate Move Beyond 'Spoiler' in NY21?

For the past four years, the race for the North Country congressional seat has seen a third party candidate play spoiler. As Brian Dwyer reports, the man playing that role this year says he's anything but. 09/30/2014 06:13 PM

Group Prepares to Protest Planned Closure of Sheltered Workshops

Watertown

Group Prepares to Protest Planned Closure of Sheltered Workshops

One North Country foundation is doing everything it can to prevent the developmentally disabled from having their jobs taken from them. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault explains how the Northern New York Autism Foundation is gearing up to protest the state's planned closure of sheltered workshops. 09/29/2014 06:29 PM

Indian River Football Helmet System Helps Detect Hard Hits

Watertown

Indian River Football Helmet System Helps Detect Hard Hits

An ugly series of events at a college football game in Michigan Saturday is once again putting concussions and player safety back in the national spotlight. But one North Country high school is taking the guessing game out of the equation. It's a newer technology inside the helmet that can detect hard hits, and reporter Brian Dwyer shows how it works. 09/29/2014 05:15 PM

SUNY Potsdam Rallies Against Sexual Assault

Potsdam

SUNY Potsdam Rallies Against Sexual Assault

SUNY Potsdam students are stepping up to fight a growing problem on campuses across the state, as well as their own. The most recent numbers show there were 238 cases of sexual violence or assault last year at SUNY schools. Reporter Matt Jarchow shows how Potsdam students are rallying against sexual assault, just weeks after a reported on-campus rape. 09/29/2014 05:10 PM

International Brotherhood Camporee Teaches Kids Valuable Lessons

Watertown

International Brotherhood Camporee Teaches Kids Valuable Lessons

For the nearly 2,500 scouts who camped out on Wellesley Island this weekend, there were many lessons to be learned that aren't typically taught in school. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault explains why those involved with the International Brotherhood Camporee believe events like it benefit growing minds. 09/28/2014 04:13 PM

DEA Regulations Provide More Drug Disposal Options

New York

DEA Regulations Provide More Drug Disposal Options

As of Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Administration will no longer sponsor Drug Take Back Days. That's because the DEA’s Final Rule for the Disposal of Controlled Substances will soon allow people to take unused drugs to pharmacies for disposal. Emily Lorsch reports. 09/27/2014 05:01 PM

New Lawyers, Same Words From Oral 'Nick' Hillary

Potsdam

New Lawyers, Same Words From Oral 'Nick' Hillary

Oral "Nick" Hillary maintained his innocence Thursday in front of his new lawyers. He called the past three years a surreal situation for him and his family. Matt Jarchow spoke to Hillary and his attorneys Thursday. Updated 09/25/2014 04:54 PM

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