Tuesday News Roundup


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It’s the anniverary of Hurricane Sandy today. Check out this NPR photo story, then and now.

Has the state found a buyer for the empty prison in Gabriel? Looks that way. Capitol Confidential reports that the highest bidder, a Mohammed Ibrahim from Brooklyn, is willing to pay $210,777 for the facility.

It’s not clear when a new U.S. port of entry near Massena will be ready.

At a packed meeting last night, the Burlington, Vermont City Council shot down 2 resolutions that were against the F-35 fighter jet coming to town. And in a bizarre twist, investigative online news outlet VT Digger has announced that they will no longer be printing op-eds by James Leas, a South Burlington patent lawyer and outspoken oppenent of the F-35. VT Digger says that Leas misrepresented himself as a VT Digger freelancer to a Pentagon media representative.




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