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A Lisbon Central School and SUNY Canton graduate who was shocked by a border patrol agent following a dispute at a checkpoint is seeking $2 million in damages. The lawsuit claims Cooke suffered injuries to her neck, back, wrists and shoulders. It also states she suffered emotional distress, mental anxiety, humiliation, indignity and shame. The suit states Cooke was deprived of her liberty and suffered an invasion of privacy. For more see story.

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Free meal in Massena Thursday

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St. Lawrence NYSARC considers merger with Jefferson Rehabilitation Center in the face of changing regulations and funding cuts

Free dinner in Brasher Falls Friday

Potsdam school offering grief services to students in wake of teen death

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O'burg to enter $100,000 agreement with DANC for oversight and purchase of supervisory system at wastewater plant

United Helpers in Ogdensburg seeking scholarship applications for grads in St. Lawrence County

County chamber to present awards at membership breakfast in Canton

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Foster parenting information session slated in Canton

Potsdam resident named to dean's list at University of Rochester

State Firemen's Association offering class to St. Lawrence County firefighters

St. Lawrence NYSARC to study pros and cons of merging with Jefferson County agency

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Forecast: cold front to bring possible scattered rain and snow showers to St. Lawrence County

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United Steel Workers Organization of Active Retirees meeting March 30

DEC says wild lake sturgeon are returning to Oswegatchie River

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The North Country feels ripple effects of failed healthcare bill

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Potsdam Center School Class of 1961 seeking RSVPs for reunion

North Country Congresswoman Stefanik reviewing law allowing internet providers to sell browsing info without permission

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St. Lawrence County not among NY counties with highest levels of carcinogenic radon gas

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Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club seeks applications for their 2017 local awards

Baked chicken dinner planned March 30 in Massena

'Photo Management on a PC Computer' class to be offered March 30 in Potsdam

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Italian smorgasbord to be served Thursday in Russell

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Safe boating course in Massena March 29-30

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Learn to use Microsoft Word in Potsdam Thursday

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