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Volunteers survey Watertown homeless population in annual street outreach program

WATERTOWN — Though winter chills have pervaded the area for weeks, making homelessness during this time seem unimaginable, the issue persists locally even if it cannot always be seen.

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Court won't pause order for new Alabama congressional map, setting stage for possible Supreme Court dispute

Alabama’s bid to pause a court order requiring the state to redraw its congressional map was denied Thursday evening, setting the potential for the Supreme Court to quickly intervene in case.

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Griff’s Propane Exchange, Overhead Door in temporary spaces after fire destroys buildings

WATERTOWN — Mere days after thousands of propane tanks were lost when a fire destroyed the Griff’s Propane Exchange building, the business was back doing deliveries Thursday.

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Volunteers survey Watertown homeless population in annual street outreach program

WATERTOWN — Though wintery chills have pervaded the area for weeks, making homelessness during this time seem unimaginable, the issue persists locally even if it cannot always be seen.

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Federal judge tosses Biden administration's oil lease sale in Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON — A federal court has rejected a plan to lease millions of acres in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore oil drilling, saying the Biden administration failed to conduct a proper environmental review. The decision Thursday by U.S. District ...

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With release of Hochul’s 2022-23 proposal, school districts begin work on budgets

MASSENA — With the release of Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul’s budget proposal, school districts now have some numbers to begin work on their 2022-23 budgets using state aid projections.

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Watertown City Fire Department to replace hydraulic emergency equipment

WATERTOWN — City firefighters will soon have the hydraulic fire equipment that they needed when a man was trapped underneath a dash board following a fiery crash on Arsenal Street in October.

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After more than 600 days shut out, Delhi's students just want to go back to school

Dharini Mathur’s son had just turned 4 when he started pre-school online. More than 600 days later, he still sits behind his computer screen, attempting to learn virtually — while making zero contact with his classmates and teachers.

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'Help Fight Hunger' Telethon raises over $71,000 for Central New Yorkers in need

Thursday’s ‘Help Fight Hunger’ Telethon raised a total of $71,005 to help Central New Yorkers who are dealing with food insecurity. CNYCentral partnered with the Food Bank of Central New York, TERACAI, CXtec and Cumulus Media on the telethon, which ...

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DCCC expands its list of vulnerable House Democrats

The House Democrats’ campaign arm expanded its list of vulnerable House lawmakers Thursday, adding some members from districts that could President Biden easily carried in 2020. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added seven lawmakers to its “Frontline” members list of ...

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