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Attack Ad: With the June Primary just two weeks away, the race for Congress in Northern New York’s 21st District turns nasty, with Republican candidate Matt Doheny coming under attack from his own party. A super PAC founded by GOP strategist Karl Rove is spending nearly a quarter-of-a-million dollars to air a television attack ad that targets Doheny. American Crossroads is supporting Doheny’s opponent, Elise Stefanik.
Road Work Ahead: A 6-million dollar construction project gets underway to fix up South Catherine Street, one of Plattsburgh’s worst streets. Detours and delays will tie-up traffic. But many residents and businesses say even though the work, well into the fall, will be a huge inconvenience, the repair work is long overdue.
Landmark Sold: The future of the former wild west theme park Frontier Town may be headed to court in a legal battle over the sale of the Adirondack Landmark.
Biggest Loser: A show of force, nearly 2-thousand walkers and runners converge on Plattsburgh to take part in the Biggest Loser Run/Walk --- many of the participants are taking strides to get fit --- and eat healthy.
Job Training Program Cut: The state is cutting funding for a program that trains and then hires workers with developmental disabilities to build components used by canoe manufacturers. The state wants to move the workers into more integrated work settings. Watch Jack LaDuke’s story by clicking here.
Evening of Healing: We talk with the women behind an upcoming “night of healing” --- to help survivors of traumatic events find hope & strength. The event is being held June 10th from 6-7:30pm at the Strand Theatre in Plattsburgh. It is free and open to the public. Watch the extended interview with organizers by clicking here.
Summer Visitor: An unusual visitor from far, far away, has decided to spend their summer on a lake in Vermont.