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State and local officials, union leaders and employees are hoping to stop a state decision to close the Clinton Annex prison in Dannemora, New York. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at a rally Saturday as closure by the end of March looms.

Part of the Annex at Clinton Correctional
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the Watertown and Gowanda Correctional facilities and the Clinton Annex, a part of the Clinton Correctional Facility, will be closed by March 30st , 2021. Officials in the North Country are upset by the decision.

Part of the Annex at Clinton Correctional
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North Country representatives are criticizing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to close three state prisons, including one in Dannemora and another in Watertown.