99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY, 1/29/10
RUSSELL: "I FEEL USED"--River District Assemblywoman Addie Russell told a crowd in Ogdensburg Wednesday one argument the Paterson Administration makes for closing Ogdensburg Correctional Facility, travel distance for inmate families and for Corrections to move inmates is fraudulent because local prison guards often travel hundreds of miles to downstate facilities for jobs, keeping separate residences away from their homes and families until a local CO job opens up.
16 SUSPECTS ROUNDED UP IN COUNTY-WIDE DRUG SWEEP--A vast majority of the arrestees are from the Winthrop-Norfolk area; most arrested for narcotic sales; some for marijuana. All were jailed on bail ranging from 5-10 thousand dollars each.
GOUVERNEUR ESTATE EMBEZZLER FACES POSSIBLE INDICTMENT--55-year-old Katherine Johnson, the executrix of the Howard Fleming estate who allegedly stole almost 45-thousand dollars waived her right to a preliminary felony hearing, sending the case directly to a St.Lawrence County Grand Jury.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY...LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATE MATTHEW FLYNN TO APPEAR ON HUCKABEE SHOW...STATE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR WANTS INDIAN TOBACCO SALES TAX COLLECTED...POTSDAM SCHOOL DISTRICT FACES 1.2 MILLION DOLLAR GAP FROM PATERSON BUDGET...AND MORE..
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