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Here's a brief sampling of what happened around the world yesterday.


Frame shop in Canton wil stay open. We just don't know where.

Cape Vincent

Cape Vincent supervisor won't face an attorney general's investigation

St. Lawrence County

Snowmobilers say that police are overzealous

State politics

Highway superintendents from around the north country visited Albany to push for road funds

How many millionaires in the north country? And does it matter?

Lawmakers react to Kruger scandal

Brooklyn Sen. Carl Kruger was one crooked dude, federal prosecutors allege.


A fact-check on the House hearings on Muslim radicalization.

On that same subject, the Washington Post says: Drama, but little substance.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who severely injured by a deranged gunman's hail of gunfire, will attend the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor, which her husband is commanding.

Rep. Paul Ryan, a noted fiscal expert and conservative, criticized tea partiers on what he called ill-considered opinions on the tea party budget — that you can balance the budget by cutting foreign aid, NPR and eliminating "waste, fraud and abuse."

Plus ca change... Approval of Congress is at an appalling 18 percent.

Gates faults NATO allies on Afghanistan

Cuts to Head Start program show just how hard it's going to be to reign in the federal deficit

And in what's the biggest story of the day, a massive earthquake unleashed a tsunami in Japan, killing scores of people and threatening Hawaii and the West Coast.

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