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Ogdensburg lawmakers approve airport security deal

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (WWNY) – Ogdensburg City Council approved an airport deal Friday that will keep city police patrolling there. The council voted 5-0 in favor of a 3-month contract renewal. It stipulates the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority must pay ...

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Blast from the Past: 2000 high water

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – On this week’s Blast from the Past, we go back to 2000 when water levels were high, but not like we’ve seen recently. Watch the story by then reporter John Friot. Copyright 2020 WWNY. All rights ...

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Astronaut Doug Hurley’s north country family waits for SpaceX take off

CLAYTON, N.Y. (WWNY) – NASA’s SpaceX launch was scrubbed Wednesday due to poor weather, but is set to blast off Saturday afternoon instead. Astronaut Doug Hurley’s north country family has been watching their cousin as he prepares for attempt number ...

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Stefanik witnesses SpaceX launch: says she’s “honored to attend”

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, F.L. (WWNY) -North country congresswoman Elise Stefanik was at the launch of the SpaceX rocket Saturday. Stefanik accompanied President Trump on Air Force One as Trump made his way to the Kennedy Space Center for the launch. ...

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Colder on Sunday

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – A cold front is moving through which will bring some showers with colder temperatures for Sunday. We will see some rain showers late on Sunday as an area of low pressure moves through. We will slowly ...

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Restaurant owner frustrated over lack of guidance on reopening

CHAUMONT, N.Y. (WWNY) – A Jefferson County restaurant owner is saying enough is enough to the state’s lack of guidance on how to reopen. Cari Greene owns the Blue Heron in Chaumont. She says she wants to prepare for when ...

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In Watertown Saturday, large protest over Floyd death

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – Watertown joined dozens of other American cities Saturday afternoon, as demonstrators rallied to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck. The demonstration ...

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Businesses happy to reopen as Phase 2 begins

SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. (WWNY) – Saturday marked day one of Phase 2 of reopening in the north country. Businesses like retail shops, hair salons and barber shops got the green light to reopen Friday. For The Paisley Lily in Sackets ...

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Much cooler this weekend.

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) -A cold front will move through this evening, producing a few showers and dropping the temperatures for the weekend. Expect lows overnight in the 50′s. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with the risk of afternoon showers. Expect ...

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Confusion, frustration mark Phase 2 reopening in north country

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – The north country’s move into Phase 2 of reopening businesses is officially on after the state put all regions on pause less than 24 hours ago. “The five regions that have been in Phase 1 can ...

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