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  1. Owens, Woolf call Funicielloa s 9/11 views a outrageous and offensiveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Rep. William L. Owens and Democratic congressional candidate Aaron G. Woolf on Wednesday called the views expressed by Green Party candidate Matthew J. Funiciello on the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, “outrageous and offensive.” But Mr. Funiciello, a longtime Green Party activist and Glens Falls business owner, said his views mirrored those held by a large percentage of the population who are reluctant to express the things “we think but don't say.” “Like any other issue that gets brought up, I didn't bring up 9/11,” Mr. Funiciello said.

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  2. Woolf calls on Stefanik to talk to Boehner about expanding economic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Democratic congressional candidate Aaron G. Woolf called on Republican opponent Elise M. Stefanik Wednesday to urge Rep. John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, to allow votes on three bills Mr. Woolf said would expand economic opportunity for residents of the 21st Congressional District. Mr. Boehner, the speaker of the House, will visit Glens Falls on Tuesday to campaign with Ms.

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  3. Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Ogdensburg receive project fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. William Owens has announced that five projects in New York's 21st Congressional District, including two in Northern New York, will receive funds through the Northern Border Regional Commission. • $250,000 for the city of Ogdensburg to install water and wastewater infrastructure needed to secure the redevelopment of the Diamond National Brownfield site on the St. Lawrence River.

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  4. Boehner to campaign for Stefanik in Glens FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | North County Public Radio

    The nation's most powerful elected Republican will lend his star power to North Country Congressional hopeful Elise Stefanik. House Speaker John Boehner will appear in Glens Falls on September 23rd, just two weeks after Green Party icon Ralph Nader stumped for Matt Funiciello there.

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  5. Potsdam receives $110,558 grant for municipal airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. William Owens announced Monday that $110,558 in grant funding has been awarded to Potsdam Municipal Airport-Damon Field by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. The funding will be used to rehabilitate runway lighting and is part of a broader plan to widen the runway to accommodate larger airplanes and increased demand for air travel.

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  6. In campaigns free 'franked' mail is a big incumbent advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | North County Public Radio

    Watchdog groups say upstate New York lawmakers and lawmakers nationwide are blurring the line between their campaigns and official duties as representatives. One problem is how lawmakers use taxpayer funds to communicate with voters.

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  7. Owens announces $39k in DOT grants for Massena airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. William L. Owens announced Friday that $39,273 in grants had been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to Massena International Airport–Richards Field. The funds will be used to purchase and install security system equipment including closed circuit cameras for monitoring building interiors and exteriors of the airport terminal grounds, passenger loading areas and aviation areas.

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  8. Rep. Owens reacts to the presidenta s proposal to combat ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, was pleased with most of President Barack Obama's plan to combat the spread of militants in Iraq. “I think he was forceful.

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  9. In campaigns free 'franked' mail is a big incumbent advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | North County Public Radio

    Watchdog groups say upstate New York lawmakers, along with lawmakers nationwide, are blurring the line between their campaigns and official duties as representatives. One problem? How lawmakers use taxpayer funds to communicate with voters.

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  10. Congressional candidates weigh in on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Watertown Daily Times

    Healthcare has proven to be a contentious issue in the race for New York's 21st Congressional District, with all three candidates voicing displeasure with the Affordable Care Act, even as its provisions, once advanced as theoretical solutions, solidify into reality. But the three candidates - Republican and Conservative nominee Elise M. Stefanik, Democrat and Working Families Party nominee Aaron G. Woolf and Green Party candidate Matthew J. Funiciello - have very different takes on how to fix the nation's healthcare system.

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  11. Solidarity Day Parade draws large crowd in MassenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Watertown Daily Times

    Labor Day 2014 is in the books, and it was another large turnout for the 34th annual Solidarity Day Parade, both in terms of marching units and spectators.

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  12. Cut and run was a bad strategy for Elise StefanikRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Watertown Daily Times

    Even by the low standards of this year's scramble to replace U.S. Rep. William L. Owens in the 21st Congressional District, last week was less than sterling for either of the major party candidates.

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  13. Stefanik, scheduled to appear in Watertown Tuesday, walks away from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Watertown Daily Times

    At a press conference in the eastern part of the district, Republican congressional candidate Elise M. Stefanik walked away from reporters' questions about her specific proposals for preserving Social Security.

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  14. Jefferson, St. Lawrence law enforcement agencies to receive $204k in federal fundingRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Local law enforcement agencies in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties will receive more than $200,000 in federal funding through a Department of Homeland Security grant program, according to an announcement made Friday by Rep. William L. Owens.

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  15. Changing the Congressional 2014 Map is Not a Lost CauseRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Daily Kos

    We all know that we can trust most electoral projections about as far as we could throw Chris Matthew's bathtub as we approach the 2014 Midterms, because it all ultimately depends on who will or won't show up at the polls, still it might do us some good to know where our vulnerabilities lie, and where our opposition may be weak.

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  16. Doheny bows out, throws his support to Elise StefanikRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Matthew A. Doheny hung up his political armor Friday, announcing to a small crowd in front of his office that he is abandoning his grail-like quest for the north country's congressional seat.

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  17. Jefferson, St. Lawrence law enforcement agencies to receive $204k in federal fundingRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Local law enforcement agencies in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties will receive more than $200,000 in federal funding through a Department of Homeland Security grant program, according to an announcement made Friday by Rep. William L. Owens.

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  18. Ogdensburg airport gets $475,000 in federal fundingRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Congressman William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, today announced $475,000 in grant funding that has been awarded to Ogdensburg International Airport and $76,000 to Plattsburgh International Airport.

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  19. House approves funding for Alexandria Bay border crossingRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved $105 million for major improvements to the island's border station.

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  20. Dems in Tough House Races Target Capitol Hill PerksRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | News Max

    As the November congressional elections draw near, Democratic candidates in Republican-friendly districts are campaigning on promises to eliminate such perks for legislators as gym memberships and subsidies for healthcare costs.

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