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  • Pagenaud wins his first Indy 500 in thrilling finish May 26, 2019
    pLos Angeles Times/ppINDIANAPOLIS — Simon Pagenaud outdueled Alexander Rossi in the closing laps to win a thrilling Indianapolis 500 on Sunday./ppAfter his cool-down lap, Pagenaud took the unusual step of stopping his car on the Yard of Bricks at the start-finish line of Indianapolis Motor Speedway to acknowledge the crowd that topped 250,000 on an […]
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  • Federer wins in return to Roland Garros May 26, 2019
    pWorld No. 3 Roger Federer made his return to the clay courts of Roland Garros on Sunday and eased his way through a Round 1 win over Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 at the French Open./ppThe Swiss, who won the 2009 title, hadn’t played in Paris in three years, and admitted to some nerves […]
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  • Legendary Packers QB Starr dies at 85 May 26, 2019
    pIconic former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr died on Sunday in Birmingham, Ala./ppStarr, 85, suffered a major stroke in 2014 and his health had been failing in the years since./ppA Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Starr played for the Packers from 1956-71 and led the team to five championships, including the first two […]
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  • Connecticut man charged with Canton DWI May 26, 2019
    pCANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on May 18 charged John M. Carroll, 52, of Ridgefield, Conn, with driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with failure to dim headlights./ppDeputies charge at the time of his arrest on County Route 27 Mr. Carroll was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.13 percent […]
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  • Members of United Steelworkers Local 420-A vote overwhelmingly for possible strike May 26, 2019
    pMASSENA — The president of United Steelworkers Local 420-A said members in Massena voted overwhelmingly on Friday to give their negotiating committee the authority to implement a strike against Arconic and Alcoa if necessary./ppNo numbers were available on the final vote count. But Mark Goodfellow said the union was “organized and mobilized” and would not […]
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  • Air Force veterans refurbish iconic Plattsburgh bomber May 27, 2019
    (May 27, 2019) An iconic Cold War-era plane on display in Plattsburgh has fallen into disrepair. Now a group of former Air Force mechanics are working to return the bomber to its original glory. [full story]
  • Mapping out history in Ogdensburg May 24, 2019
    (May 24, 2019) SUNY Canton engineering students spent a recent blustery Saturday helping local historians in Ogdensburg map out the footprint of a 19th century military fort. Engineering and Construction Management students used scopes, surveying tape and stakes to lay out the boundaries of Fort de la Presentation on Van Rensselaer Point. Volunteers with the […]
  • New Albany monument set for Revolutionary War cannon trail May 23, 2019
    (May 23, 2019) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A new monument is being unveiled along Albany's Hudson River waterfront to commemorate a major military feat pulled off by Continental soldiers during the American Revolution. [full story]
  • Tri-Lakes Takes: Two takes on Kate Smith May 1, 2019
    (May 1, 2019) Kate Smith was one of America’s best-known singers in the mid-20th century - big voice, big woman, familiar to TV variety show audiences - but just in the last two weeks or so, two pro sports teams cut ties to her when they learned she had sung a couple of racist songs […]
  • Two new books explore the past and future of Native Americans in our region April 19, 2019
    (Apr 19, 2019) In "Rural Indigenousness" Melissa Otis gives a detailed look at the history of Native people in the Adirondacks. And in the novel "Moon of the Crusted Snow," Anishinaabe writer Waubeshig Rice tells a dystopian tale set in a remote northern community. Betsy Kepes talked with Todd Moe about the books. She said […]