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Wake Up Weather: Warning Goes, Watch Arrives Video included

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The lake effect snow warning that started early Sunday morning wraps up this morning, only to be replaced by a winter storm watch tonight that will last through Wednesday.  

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Lake Effect Delays School, Causes Driving Troubles

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Lake effect snow caused trouble on Route 81 Sunday night and delayed school in many districts in Jefferson and Lewis counties Monday morning.

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"We're So Excited," Says the People Who've Been Waiting For Snow Video included

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While some may have already had enough of the snow, others are waiting for just a little bit more to truly kick into the season.

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Shreddin' On the Ice with Ole' Saint Nick Video included

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Who says Santa Claus can't shred on the ice.. Ole' Saint Nick was was skating around with kids during the Annual Skate with Santa event at the Watertown Municipal Arena Sunday afternoon.

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Siena College Poll Asks How Much Are You Spending on Holiday Shopping Video included

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The amount you spend on holiday shopping isn't changing much this year.

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Video: The Grinch Who Stole Sackets Harbor Video included

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This year, the Grinch isn't trying to steal Christmas. In fact, in Sackets Harbor, the Grinch was spreading Christmas cheer for anyone who's coming to visit.  

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Watertown Man Accused of Stealing from Gas Station Store

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A Watertown man is charged with petit larceny after state police say he stole from a gas station.

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State Wins Lawsuit Over Adirondack Snowmobile Trail-Building

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's construction of wider snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Mountains has been upheld by a state Supreme Court judge.

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Saturday Sports: SLU v. Clarkson Part II Video included

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It was Boys' Frontier League basketball from Philadelphia this afternoon, as the Indian River Warriors hosted the General Brown Lions in a game rescheduled from Friday due to the weather.

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Watertown Church Gives Away Presents for the Holidays Video included

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Giving away everything from TVs to clothes. Saturday marked the fourth annual 'Big Christmas Giveaway' at New Life Church in Watertown.

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Army Football Uniforms Honoring 10th Mtn. Division Show Soldiers They're "Part of Them Too" Video included

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This year's Army-Navy football game had a little more meaning for Fort Drum soldiers.

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So You Think You Can Ring? Competition Raises Money for Salvation Army

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All this weekend and next the Salvation is holding a competition to see which bell ringers at the Salmon Run Mall can raise the most money, by ringing the bell.

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A Live Report From Twin Villages' Christmas Celebration Video included

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A parade, tree lighting and fireworks are on the agenda as the twin villages of Carthage and West Carthage celebrate Christmas.

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Athlete Of The Week: Sydney Levison Video included

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Sydney Levison, Norwood-Norfolk Central's exceptional cross country runner, is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of The Week for December 8. ...

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Report: FBI Investigates Cuomo Office's Hiring Practices

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According to the Times Union newspaper in Albany, the FBI is investigating the Cuomo administration for hiring employees to work in the governor's office, while actually paying them through various state agencies and public authorities.

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Carthage Student, Mom Recount New Mexico School Shooting Video included

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A Carthage Central School student found himself caught in a deadly school shooting in Aztec, New Mexico. He spoke with 7 News This Evening anchor Jeff Cole.

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Lake Effect Cleanup Underway Video included

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Crews and residents in Jefferson and Lewis counties were out Friday clearing streets and sidewalks of lake effect snow.

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Reminders About Winter Driving Video included

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And now that the snow is back, law enforcement officers have some reminders when it comes to driving.

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Gouverneur Hospital Almost Ready To Open New ER Video included

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Gouverneur Hospital is about to throw the doors open on a new emergency room. It's one of the biggest projects undertaken there in more than a decade.

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Blast From The Past: 1990 Croghan Christmas Video included

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This week on Blast From The Past, we go back to December 2000 for Christmas in Croghan.

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No Jail Time For Woman Who Stabbed Man With Steak Knife

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There will be no jail time for a 54 year old Lowville woman who admitted to stabbing a man with a steak knife during a domestic argument.

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Troopers Ask For Help In Gas Station Larceny

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State police are asking for help solving a shoplifting at a Watertown convenience store.

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Ashley Stepping Down From FDRLO

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The head of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization (FDRLO) is retiring at the end of the year. 

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Man Injured In Lewis County Accident

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A Lowville man was hospitalized following a one-vehicle accident in the town of Watson Thursday night.

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Voters Approve Belleville Henderson Project

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Voters in the Belleville Henderson Central School District approved a $2.75 million capital project when they went to the polls Thursday.

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Team Profile & Scores: Lady Vikings Basketball Video included

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The Thousand Islands girls' basketball team has picked up where it left off last season. 

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Lowville Woman Killed in Crash

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A Lowville woman is dead following a weather-related accident in Lewis County early Thursday morning.

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Neighbors of Watertown Unveils Empsall, Brighton Improvements Video included

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Neighbors of Watertown unveiled its renovations Thursday in the old Empsall's and Brighton buildings.

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Ready Or Not: Winter Weather Arrives

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Lake effect snow hit some places more than others. But, it's something north country residents are no strangers to.

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Zip Code Issue Not An Easy Fix For St. Lawrence County Man Video included

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It's called a zip code, but it doesn't seem to be speeding things up for a Canton man. Just the opposite in fact.

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Study: Some May Be Able To Wait 5 Years Between Pap Tests Video included

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It's a test that checks for cervical cancer and health experts have told us every woman over the age of 21 should have one every three years. But, there's a new study that's saying you can wait a little longer.

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Watertown Man Charged With Assault, Unlawful Imprisonment

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A 34 year old Watertown man is being held in the Jefferson County Jail following a domestic incident.

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Holiday Meals For The Military Video included

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Volunteers with Operation Homefront handed out meal bags for military members and their families Thursday.

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Ogdensburg Public Library Sees Cuts In Hours, Staff Video included

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Ogdensburg Public Library is facing budget cuts, eliminating a part-time position and cutting back hours. But, could this be a sign of the times?

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State Lawmakers Brace For Tough Budget Year

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New York state lawmakers are back in Albany to discuss their plans for the 2018 legislative session — and they're already warning of difficult decisions in the months to come.

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Highlights & Scores: NAC Wrestling & Hockey Video included

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Canton and Massena went to the mat Wednesday for a high school wrestling match. 

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South Jeff's VanHorn Heading To Franklin Pierce Lacrosse Video included

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Madisyn VanHorn is the latest Lady Spartans lacrosse player to sign a letter of intent to play in college.

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Snow Removal Crews Ready For Storm Video included

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Hopefully you're ready for whatever amount of snow we get in the next couple of days. We know that road crews are.

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Morris Remains SLU Hockey Coach As Investigation Is Launched Video included

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Mark Morris is still head coach of St. Lawrence University's men's hockey team and will be coaching Friday's night's game against long-time rival Clarkson University. 

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2 Accused Of Making Meth

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Two people have been arrested for allegedly making methamphetamine in the town of Waddington.

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Stefanik Co-sponsors Bill To Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment

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North country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik joined other lawmakers Wednesday to launch a bill to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Dying Inmate Released From Jail

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The jail inmate who is dying of cancer and wasn't allowed to go home to die was released from incarceration Tuesday night. 

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Belleville-Henderson Seeks Voter Approval For Capital Project

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Voters in the Belleville-Henderson Central School District are being asked to approve a $2.75 million capital project.

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Should North Country Raise Age To Buy Tobacco Products? Video included

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Should the age to buy tobacco products be 21? Lawmakers in the Syracuse area say yes, but is it a possibility here in the north country?

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All Army Hockey Team Set To Play In Watertown Video included

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The first-ever All Army hockey team is getting ready to lace up their skates and take the ice.

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Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees? Video included

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It's an annual holiday debate: real versus artificial Christmas trees.

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Orleans Residents Dealing With Salt Water Question Welcome Center Spending Video included

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Town of Orleans residents are left scratching their heads after the governor announced the state is spending millions of dollars on a new welcome center while they are are still dealing with salt in their water supply.

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'Magic' Show Has Fun With Science Video included

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There's a magic show this weekend that's purely based on science. 

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Highlights & Scores: Volleyball, Swimming & Basketball Video included

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The Carthage volleyball team put its 62-match winning streak on the line when the Comets visited Watertown in a Frontier League match-up Tuesday night. 

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Team Profile: Beaver River Volleyball Video included

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The Beaver River volleyball team is off to an undefeated start, but where the team goes from here will depend on how quickly they grow as a unit. 

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Petition Drive Underway To Keep Public Square Open Video included

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There's a move afoot to keep things moving in Watertown's Public Square and squash any idea of permanently shutting down either side of the square to be more pedestrian friendly. 

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Judging 2 New Ideas For New Watertown Court Video included

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There are new ideas for building a new multi-million dollar Watertown city courtroom.

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Man Sentenced In Massena Shooting, Stabbing

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A 23 year old man is going to prison in connection with an August shooting and stabbing in Massena.

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Man Accused In Massena-Area Assault

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A Nicholville man is accused of hitting another man in the head with what police are describing as a log near Massena Monday evening. 

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Police Investigate Watertown Stabbing Video included

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Watertown city police are investigating a reported stabbing on Lansing Street Monday afternoon. 

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Watertown Off The Hook For Most Arena Roof Repairs

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Watertown isn't on the hook for all the roof repair costs to the new arena building.

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How Much Are You Spending On Holiday Gifts?

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Chances are you're spending about the same on holidays gifts this year compared to last year, says a new study from Siena College.

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Woman Indicted On Meth Making Charges

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A St. Lawrence County grand jury has indicted a 37 year old Ogdensburg woman on meth making charges.

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St. Lawrence Central Voters Asked To Okay $17M For Repairs Video included

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A plan to fix up St. Lawrence Central schools goes to the voters next week. School officials say there's a lot that needs doing.

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Busy Time For Snow Tire Installation Video included

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With the forecast including more than a foot of snow this week, people are thinking about their car's tires.

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Just Face It: Holiday Lights Video included

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This week on Just Face It, we get into the holiday spirit with a display on Route 179 in the town of Lyme.  

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Fort Drum Soldiers Perform At IHC Video included

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It was special performance by a Fort Drum band at Immaculate Heart Central in Watertown Tuesday afternoon.

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Fake Comments Prompt Calls For Delaying Net Neutrality Ruling Video included

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Was your name used inappropriately to sway the government's decision later this month about net neutrality? 

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'Trees For Troops' Helps Spread Cheer To Military Families Video included

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Hundreds of military families on Fort Drum are getting into the holiday spirit.

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Highlights & Scores: Canton Vs. Salmon River, x 2 Video included

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Canton and Salmon River faced off on both the court and the ice Monday night. 

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Unstable Retaining Wall Poses No Risk To Drivers, City Officials Say Video included

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Watertown city officials say there's no safety risk to motorists or their vehicles from a weak, unstable concrete wall between Black River Parkway and Newell Street. 

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Some Golf As Others Brace For Snow Storm Video included

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Hope you enjoyed Monday's weather. The unseasonably warm temperatures will soon drop and be followed by a winter storm.

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Truckers Rally Against Tracking Device Video included

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It's called an ELD and it's installed in 18 wheelers. It's a safety measure, according to the government. Truckers, though, see it as an invasion of privacy. 

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Ogdensburg Airport Passenger Boardings Fly Sky High Video included

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Ogdensburg International Airport has soared to a new record for passenger boardings.

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Union, Ritchie Sound Off About 'Death Gamble' Veto Video included

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State Senator Patty Ritchie isn't happy with Governor Andrew Cuomo after he vetoed something called a "Death Gamble" bill. It involves families of state corrections officers.

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Local Volunteers Help Save Dogs Video included

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North country volunteers made a run to the border with dogs in order to save them from being euthanized.

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Fort Drum's 10th Mountain Division Inspires Army's Football Uniform

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Fort Drum's 10th Mountain Division will be honored this Saturday during the 118th Army Navy game.

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Your Turn: Feedback On Suspected Predators, Ill Inmate & Raw Milk Video included

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Two men traveled from Vermont to Jefferson County, where authorities say they expected to meet a boy in Depauville for a sexual encounter. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.

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Missing Woman Found Safe, Troopers Say

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A woman reported missing from the Hermon area last month has been found safe.

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A New Way to Welcome People to the North Country Video included

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Visitors to the Thousand Islands will soon get a new welcome. A new welcome center, that is.

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What Could FCC's Net Neutrality Vote Mean For the Internet? Video included

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It's a vote that could affect the lives of every person who uses the Internet and everything from Netflix to Facebook

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Little Elves Make Presents at Flower Memorial Library Video included

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Hundreds of elves were at work as Watertown's Flower Memorial Library hosted its annual elf workshop Sunday.

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63rd Annual Northern Choral Society Christmas Concert Video included

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Ringing and singing with Christmas cheer at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Watertown.

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First 100 Days for JCC President Ty Stone Video included

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Jefferson Community College President Ty Stone has spent 100 days in office.

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Orleans Residents Get Look at VA Tech Contaminated Water Study Video included

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It's the first look at a study that aims to show how badly water in the town of Orleans is contaminated. Virginia Tech researchers presented the results to residents Saturday afternoon at the Fishers Landing Fire Department. 

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Clayton Welcomes in Holiday Season with Christmas Parade Video included

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Saturday night was clear for the 55th Christmas in Clayton Parade. 66 participating groups put together the floats and sights of the parade.

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Saturday Sports: Clarkson Women Take Victory SLU Video included

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It was round two of the battle for bragging rights in the north country on the ice Saturday afternoon at Appleton Arena in Canton, where the Lady Saints of St. Lawrence hosted the defending national champion, Clarkson's Lady Golden Knights.

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Packed Crowd for the Sugarplum Ball in Watertown Video included

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Record breaking attendance Saturday night at the Sugarplum Ball at the Dulles State Office Building in Watertown Over 800 people people came to enjoy the music, food, and winter festivities.

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Cuomo Says NY Sending 1,000 Water Filters to Puerto Rico

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Como says 1,000 water filtration systems will be distributed to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico though a $1 million privately funded New York initiative.

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Open House Shows Off Flower Memorial Library Renovations Video included

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After about a year of renovations its time to show off at Flower Memorial Library in Watertown. Tour groups viewed the building at Saturday's open house after $1.2 million in renovations. 

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Holiday Bazaar Fills Area Niche in LaFargeville Video included

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In LaFargeville, the fire department was filled with crafters and vendors Saturday. A group held a holiday bazaar to raise money, but also give people in the LaFargeville area a chance to buy local without driving too far.

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Watertown House Extensively Damaged By Fire Video included

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Firefighters from the city of Watertown battled a house fire at the corner of State and North Rutland streets in Watertown around noontime Friday.

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Get Your Paper Here! Old Newsboys Day Video included

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Selling newspapers for a donation. Friday was Old Newsboys Day.

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Watch: Christmas Season Arrives in Watertown, Cape Vincent Video included

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Watertown welcomed in the Christmas season Friday night with the annual parade and tree lighting downtown. In Cape Vincent, a lighthouse was decorated with holiday lights.

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State To Move Money After 7 News Raises Questions Video included

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he state Department of Health says it's shifting hundreds of thousands of dollars that were going to the Town of Gouverneur, after 7 News raised questions about how the money would be spent. 

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City Businessman To Buy North Side League Building Video included

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Watertown's North Side Improvement League has an agreement to sell its property on Mill Street to a local businessman. 

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Athlete Of The Week: Alyson Crosby Video included

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Alyson Crosby, Hammond basketball's high scoring senior, is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete of The Week for December 1.

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Robots Take Over Clarkson, High School Masters Keep it Good Fun Video included

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It starts with the the warmup. The robot doesn't always work like you want. Then there's the competition. The chance for your robot to prove itself in the ring. It's not all about grabbing first place.

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City to Watertown Homeowners: Protect Against Sewer Backup Video included

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If you had flooding or a sewer back up during the heavy rains earlier this fall, the city of Watertown wants you to know how to protect your home or property from future problems. Dozens of homes, other buildings, and streets flooded during rain storms on October 9 and October 29-30.  

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Blast From The Past: Watch Out For Deer! Video included

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On this week's 'Blast From The Past,' we go back to 1997 for some advice on avoiding deer, damage and big repair bills,.

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Troopers Ask For Help Solving Lowes Theft

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State police are asking for help tracking down a suspect in a theft from Lowes in Watertown.

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Watertown's Festival Of Trees Kicks Off Video included

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Friday kicks off the 14th annual Festival of Trees at the Dulles State Office Building in Watertown.

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3 Jailed On Drug Possession Charges

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Three people ended up in jail after a drug bust in Watertown early Thursday morning. 

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South Jeff Athlete Heads To D1 George Mason

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A talented South Jefferson student athlete is heading to Division 1. 

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Sports: SUNY Potsdam BBall Wins North Country Invitational Video included

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SUNY Potsdam men's basketball won the North Country Invitational tournament they hosted Saturday in Maxcy Hall on campus. SUNY Potsdam beat Bridgeport 85-78 in the championship game to claim the title. Nosa Onabor was named the MVP. Potsdam is now 2-0 on the season. In the consolation game, the Clarkson Golden Knights met Green Mountain. A 28-9 first half run would leads the Golden Knights to victory, 76-44. Clarkson is 1-1 on the season. Later Saturday night at Maxcy Hall SUNY Pot...

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Sports: OFA Football Ousted, Two XC Teams Win State Titles Video included

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The lone north country team left alive in the state football playoffs was in action Saturday at Schuylerville High School as the O.F.A. Blue Devils met Holy Trinity in the State Class C Quarterfinals. 

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7 News Wins Awards For Newscasts, Reporting

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7 News was honored Saturday night as "best newscast" during the New York State Associated Press Association's annual awards dinner. 

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Sports: Frontier League Swimming and Wrestling

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The Frontier League crowned champions in both swimming and wrestling Saturday.

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North Lewis Travel Advisory Lifted; Still In Effect In Jefferson

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A travel advisory remains in effect Friday morning for all of Jefferson County. An advisory issued overnight for northern Lewis County was lifted around 7 a.m.

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Lake Effect Continues; Warning Until 10 AM Video included

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A band of fairly heavy lake effect snow was moving north over Watertown early Friday. 

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Another Foot Possible As Lake Effect Continues

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Lake effect snow has been mostly light since a warning started Wednesday evening, but that warning remains in effect for Jefferson and Lewis counties until 10 a.m. Friday. 

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Travel Advisory Issued For Jefferson County

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office issued a travel advisory for the entire county Thursday. The advisory is in effect until further notice.

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More Snow On The Way Video included

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Lake effect snow was falling around Sandy Creek and southern parts of Jefferson County early Thursday morning. 

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Lake Effect Snow Remains In Forecast

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Heavy lake effect snow is on the way and some schools and organizations are starting to respond. 

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SLU Launches Investigation Into Men's Ice Hockey Program

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St. Lawrence University has launched an independent investigation into its men's ice hockey program.

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A Little Snow Today; The Big Show Starts Later Video included

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You might see some lake effect snow showers off and on throughout Wednesday, but it's not expected to be a big deal. Until the evening that is. 

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Lake Effect Snow Warning Issued

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Not everyone will see snow starting Wednesday morning, but it could cause difficult driving where it does fall.

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Mild Day Before Lake Effect Hits Video included

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Tuesday will be warm, windy and rainy, but that changes overnight as lake effect snow gets ready to kick in.

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Winter Storm Watch Posted For Mid-Week

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There's a winter storm watch that starts Wednesday morning for Jefferson and Lewis counties.

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Warm For A Couple Days, But Lake Effect In The Forecast

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It's going to be fairly mild for a couple of days, but the National Weather Service says we could see some heavy lake effect snow starting mid-week 

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McLeod's Forecast: A Dry Night Ahead and Tomorrow Morning Video included

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Cloudy and dry tonight into the morning

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  • Jane E. Wasson, 61, of Norfolk

    Jane E. Wasson, 61, of Norfolk

    Sunday, December 10 2017 10:17 PM EST2017-12-11 03:17:23 GMT

    NORFOLK—Arrangements for 61 year old Jane E. Wasson, a resident of 3 East High Street, Norfolk, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk.

    NORFOLK—Arrangements for 61 year old Jane E. Wasson, a resident of 3 East High Street, Norfolk, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk.

  • James P. Hidy, 88, of Massena

    James P. Hidy, 88, of Massena

    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:51 PM EST2017-12-10 21:51:48 GMT

    MASSENA – Mr. James P. Hidy, 88, of Willow Street, peacefully passed away late Friday evening, December 8, 2017 at the St. Regis Nursing Home, with his children by his side.

    MASSENA – Mr. James P. Hidy, 88, of Willow Street, peacefully passed away late Friday evening, December 8, 2017 at the St. Regis Nursing Home, with his children by his side.

  • Robert L. Moore, 87, of Morristown

    Robert L. Moore, 87, of Morristown

    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-12-10 21:50:18 GMT

    MORRISTOWN—Robert L. Moore, 87, 309 River Road East, died Friday morning at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, where he had been admitted on Tuesday December 5, 2017.

    MORRISTOWN—Robert L. Moore, 87, 309 River Road East, died Friday morning at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, where he had been admitted on Tuesday December 5, 2017.

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