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New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visits Bombardier in Plattsburgh
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The Speaker of the state Assembly was in northern New York today to tour the Bombardier rail car manufacturing plant in Plattsburgh. Now that the legislative session is over, it was his first stop on a summer tour of the state.

  

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