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North Country Jobless Rates Drop, But Still Some Of NY's Highest
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:50:28 -0700

Once again, Lewis and Jefferson counties have New York's first and second highest unemployment rates outside of New York City. However, the jobless numbers improved slightly between February and March.

New York unemployment rates — March 2014: Where does your county rank?
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:23:00 -0700

One central New York county has the lowest unemployment rate of any county in the state, and it's not even close. 

Historic Baehrden Lodge in Jefferson County opening for tours
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:10:09 -0700

A Midwestern electricity tycoon gave his family two choices: spend the summer sailing the world, or spend it in Colorado. Their decision led to a historic property for Jefferson County Open Space.

New evidence presented in Jaren Lockhart murder case
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:11:50 -0700

New evidence has been discovered in the Jaren Lockhart murder case that leads investigators to believe the killing happened in Louisiana. That comes from lead investigator Glenn Grannan with the Hancock County Sheriff's Department. Back in 2012, Lockhart's dismembered remains washed up in Bay St. Louis shortly after she went missing in New Orleans.

Frontier Communications’ Three-Year Investment in New York Tops $326 Million
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0700

Frontier Communications recently announced that the company’s three years of capital expenditures in New York hit a total of $326.1 million, including approximately $8

Hancock Co. sends case of dismembered woman to La.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:50:41 -0700

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities say the unsolved death of a dismembered New Orleans Bourbon Street dancer is being turned over to police in Kenner, La., and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office. Glenn Grannan of the Hancock County Sheriff's Office said the investigation indicates Jaren Lockhart, 22, was killed in Kenner before her body parts began to wash ashore in ...

Three new coaching vacancies in NBA
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:45:14 -0700

Mike Woodson and Tyrone Corbin lost their jobs, and Rick Adelman decided it was time to walk away from his.

North Country Ranks Low In County Health Study
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:36:40 -0700

A new study that ranks the health of the counties in New York state places the north country toward the bottom of the 62 counties.

New Haven’s regional fix?
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:46:47 -0700

When Karin Render and Thach Pham are in the dining room of their home at 140 Edgehill Rd., they are in Hamden.

Young Ambassadors aid health center
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:53:03 -0700

Supporters of the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center based in Steubenville who are planning to attend its eighth-annual fundraiser gala set for April 27 at St.