99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, JULY 19TH 2010
ANOTHER INVASIVE SPECIES THREATENS CABBAGE, BROCCOLI--The Swede Midge, brought to the US from Scandinavia, arrived in the North Country a few years ago but cases have increased in recent days. The tiny insect feeds on the crucifer genus of plants.
NORTH LAWRENCE MAN PERISHES IN POTSDAM MOTORCYCLE-HOUSE COLLISION--Potsdam Police say 27-year-old Jordan Coughlin was traveling east on Main Street about 1:50am Sunday, lost control of the cycle he was operating at a high rate of speed,.and crashed into the house at 82 Main. Coughlin was declared dead at the scene by St.Lawrence County Coroner June Wood; an autopsy is expected later today.
OWENS SAYS RED TAPE CUT DOWN WITH NEW VETERANS PTSD PLAN--23rd Congressional District Representative Bill Owens said last week Veterans would not have to participate in lengthy investigations in order to receive compansation for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder care under a new plan unveiled by VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
ALSO ONLINE TODAY....LEGISLATURE CANDIDATE PAT TURBETT'S PETITION CHALLENGED...PROSECUTORS APPEAL IN CAROL ELMER ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE....AND MORE!