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Updated at 4:55 PM

SARANAC LAKE — A new study finds the populations of some bird species are declining in lowland wetlands in the Adirondacks.Data collected from 2007 to 2011 on the boreal chickadee, olive-sided flycatcher and rusty blackbird “showed high extinction probabilities in Adirondack wetlands,” according to a Wildlife Conservation Society researcher’s findings, recently published in the journal Northeastern Naturalist.

Updated at 4:45 PM

NEWPORT — A state legislator said he would like to see a regional water summit formed to discuss ongoing issues in regard to local water resources.

Updated at 4:40 PM

LITTLE FALLS — Linda Stivala, owner of Gansevoort House Books, said her store will be one of thousands across the United States participating in World Book Night next week.

Updated at 4:27 PM

HERKIMER — The Herkimer College Board of Trustees, at their March 26 meeting, took action to recognize employees through approval of promotion in rank, effective Sept. 1.

Updated at 4:22 PM

FRANKFORT — Frankfort-Schuyler High School has announced the top ten graduating seniors for the class of 2014.

Updated at 3:57 PM

The Boston Marathon has become a huge, messy and dangerous disruption of the Greater Boston area.  At this point, it makes more sense to hold the race in central Kansas, where a 26 mile course can be laid out, and then a giant barbed wire fence...

Updated at 3:34 PM

This past April 10, 2014, we all had the opportunity to stop and think with great awe about Ed Smith, one of the most accomplished legends in world history. What a man! What an accomplished legend! What a hero who cared for people! On the...

Updated at 2:55 PM

BUFFALO (AP) — For five years, lawyers for families of those killed when a plane crashed into a house and the airlines they blame have prepared for trial, filing thousands of court documents, interviewing witnesses, reporting to a judge.

Updated at 2:52 PM

FORT EDWARD — An upstate New York courthouse is being named for a recently retired judge, but another jurist is saying, “Objection!”

Updated at 2:26 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.

Updated at 2:18 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson’s home on Saturday said they don’t agree with him that the city’s carriage horses should keep working.

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