The Heart Of The North Country
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99 News for 6/6/12
99 NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, 6/6/12
SUMMMER STUDENT WORKERS TO SUFFER IF MINIMUM WAGE GOES UP, ASSEMBLYMAN SAYS—Ken Blankenbush told the St. Lawrence County Conservative Committee recently based on input from around his district, that part-time jobs for high school students and those coming home from college for the summer would dry up if the state raises the minimum from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour. Blankenbush says Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver knows the bill will not pass in the Senate, and he will use it as an election-year tool against Republicans in the Senate Majority.
CANTON YOUTH FACES NUMEROUS COUNTS ALLEGING INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL CONDUCT—Village Police arrested 16-year-old Tyler Provost of Old Route 11 Tuesday on misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse, forcible touching, and child endangerment, plus three harassment violations alleging he had forcible sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl in the Village May 6th. He allegedly bit her several times, causing bruises that needed medical treatment. Provost was released on court tickets; he was arrested earlier this spring by the county sheriff's department on similar charges.
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NORFOLK MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY RIPPED OFF WAYNE'S SALVAGE, 25-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH MC.GREGOR, CHARGED WITH FELONIES AND RELEASED TO PROBATION. MC.GREGOR ALLEGEDLY CHANGED RECEIPTS TO RAKE IN OVER 2500 DOLLARS
HAMMOND MAN, 24-YEAR-OLD JAMIE SIMMONS CHARGED WITH DWI AND MANY OTHER COUNTS FROM A PICK-UP ROLLOVER ON STATE ROUTE 58 IN MACOMB ABOUT 10:30 LAST NIGHT; SIMMONS AND HIS 24-YEAR-OLD BROTHER RAYMOND WERE HURT
US ARMY CORPS TO MOVE AHEAD WITH OGDENSBURG PORT DREDGING FEASIBILITY STUDY
CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL WOULD BECOME A NON-PROFIT IF LEGISLATION SUPPORTED BY THE NORTH COUNTRY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL PASSES