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A new study released by a University of Vermont researcher has found that consumers do not consider GMO labels warnings, nor do the labels prevent purchases of the products.

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission held a scoping meeting on Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct natural gas pipeline in Pittsfield Tuesday. State lawmakers are calling on the agency to give those who may be impacted by the project more time to review it.

The New York state police major who led the manhunt for two killers who broke out of a prison said the surviving escapee is still cooperating with investigators a month after his capture.

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A western New York arrested on a charge of attempting to support the Islamic State group has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing Friday.

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The remains of a World War II fighter pilot identified 70 years after he died in the Pacific have arrived in upstate New York for burial.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says new rail tunnels are needed under the Hudson River to alleviate congestion and the federal government needs to commit more money for the project to make it work.

It has been quite a week for Boston sports. Technically, they lost twice. First, as pretty much everyone with a pulse has heard, the NFL upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in Deflate-gate. That process will now head to court in a case that will remind us just how screwed up our country is. Second, Boston also lost their bid proposal for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, which was disbanded early this week by the USOC.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Bernie 2016

Vermont U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to meet with supporters across the country tonight through a video link. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, boosters expect big crowds across our region.

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One case was resolved Tuesday with a plea agreement, but there will still be more legal proceedings in the wake of the escape of Richard Matt and David Sweat from the Clinton Correctional facility.

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