Head Of House Intel Committee Went To White House Grounds To Meet Source

Updated 7:35 p.m. ET The head of the House Intelligence Committee secretly went to the White House grounds to meet with a source, before he surprised his colleagues by briefing the president — and the press — on information they hadn't seen. The revelation, first reported by CNN and later confirmed by a spokesman for the chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, is the latest twist in the strange saga of Nunes' unorthodox actions last week. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House...

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Closure Of NARH Still Felt Three Years Later

The closure of North Adams Regional Hospital three years ago this week is still being felt in northern Berkshire County: Should the now urgent care center reopen as a full-service inpatient hospital?

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The former secretary of the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development has been appointed president of Vermont Technical College.

NYS Senator Seeks Greater Protection for Wetlands

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A state senator from the Hudson Valley has introduced a bill that would give New York greater authority to identify and protect wetland areas. He says the legislation is crucial given the apparently reduced role of the federal Environmental Protection Agency and potential evisceration of some of the nation’s water protection rules.

While summer may seem far off, organizers of one local racing event are looking to recruit participants now, so they can train for the meet.

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A coalition of anti-hunger advocates, agricultural groups and environmental organizations are urging New York leaders to create a tax credit for farmers who donate fruits, vegetables and other products to foodbanks. 

The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts rolled out a new app for smartphone users to file requests and track the city’s response.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders plan to meet all week, but no agreements are finalized yet on a state budget that’s due on Friday.

Pittsfield Plans Needle Exchange Program

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The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts met with the state’s Department of Public Health Commissioner last Friday to discuss the city’s newly planned needle exchange program. 

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, announced legislation to restore worker protections following Republican-led votes to rollback major workplace safety regulations. 

Primate brains may have grown larger and more complex thanks to a fruit-filled diet, a new study suggests.

By an overwhelming 31-1 vote, NFL owners have approved the Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas — though the team will still remain in the Bay Area for at least the 2017 season and possibly longer.

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