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      Another Olympic parade for NY's North Country

      SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) " A parade to honor local Olympians who competed in Vancouver is being organized for Friday by the village of Saranac Lake, the Women's Civic Chamber and the Olympic Regional Development Authority.

      Among those to be feted are Nordic combined star Bill Demong of Vermontville, who won the first gold medal for the United States in the sport.

      Also on the list are 16-year-old freestyle skier Ashley Caldwell of Lake Placid, 17-year-old ski jumper Peter Frenette of Saranac Lake, lugers Mark Grimmette of Lake Placid and Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake, and biathlete Haley Johnson of Lake Placid.

      Alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht was welcomed home with a parade last week down Main Street in his hometown Lake Placid. Weibrecht won bronze in super-G at Whistler.

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