1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers ‘surprise’ bill

Millions of people with what’s considered solid coverage from large employers are nonetheless exposed to “out-of-network” charges that can amount to thousands of dollars.

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  Philly cocaine bust could affect north country supply

Push to legalize marijuana in NY goes up in smoke

  Fort Drum, families remember fallen soldiers

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Woman in Thompson Park crash in stable condition

Watertown police say the woman involved in Tuesday's crash in Thompson Park is in stable condition at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
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  ‘You try to help when you can’: UPS driver saves 2 from 9-alarm fire in Boston

The UPS driver breathed in too much smoke during the rescue and had to be taken to the hospital.

  Collegiate bass fishing enthusiasts get hooked on St. Lawrence River

  Lowville McDonald’s unveils makeover, new technology

  Local farmers try to catch up after difficult planting season

Survey: north country education system gets high marks

Carthage rescue squad: no thanks to hospital help

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Town of Lyme man injured in motorcycle crash

  Worth residents criticize town officials for wind law they don’t remember passing

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  72 Philadelphia officers off streets amid probe into social media posts

The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two years looking at the personal Facebook accounts of police officers from Arizona to Florida.

SPORTS

  Frank Caprara golf tourney helps Sacred Heart Foundation

  Sunday Sports: Watertown Rapids Baseball falls to Amsterdam

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Father’s Day Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest from the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds as the Watertown Rapids hosted the Amsterdam Mohawks.

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Norfolk town court session cancelled

  Roof collapses on downtown Antwerp building

A roof collapsed on a building in downtown Antwerp.
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  LOOK: Spectacular wave-like clouds form in Virginia

The cloud formation looks like a series of waves crashing on the ocean.

  Vehicle crashes down embankment at Watertown’s Thompson Park

  Recycling center planned as disposal costs soar

  An interview with Jeff Smith

  State beaches, campsites swallowed up by Lake Ontario flooding

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