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Potsdam regional clinic opens with National Guard help

Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez and Alex Hammond, Waddington Town Supervisor and National Guard Captain, discuss SUNY Potsdam’s regional clinic at its opening, Monday, Jan. 18. See earlier story for more info. NCNow photo

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