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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

FEMA Money Will Strengthen 20 NY Bridges

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday announced federal funding headed New York’s way to strengthen 20 bridges.

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New England News
1:00 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Development Deal In Newport Off The Table

A proposal from the owner of Vermont's Jay Peak Resort to buy a plaza in Newport to make way for a convention center appears to off the table.

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New England News
12:46 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

NYC Residents Accused In Massachusetts Car Insurance Fraud Scheme

Authorities in western Massachusetts say they broke up a large-scale automobile insurance fraud ring. It is alleged that people from New York City were insuring their cars in either Northampton, Easthampton or Greenfield where they paid substantially lower premiums.   This went on for six years.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the chief prosecutor in the case, Steve Gagne, of the Northwestern District Attorney’s office.

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Hudson Valley News
10:34 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Man Faces Charges For Allegedly Stealing A Vehicle From Dutchess

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Authorities say they've charged a Massachusetts man with stealing a $23,000 utility vehicle from a Hudson Valley business after claiming to be a member of a Boston-area emergency services unit.

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New England News
6:02 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Free School Supplies To Be Distributed At Barbeque

The new school year kicks off in Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend with a barbecue.

   The annual back to school celebration is Saturday at Blunt Park.  It’s free to students, parents and school staff.  There will be food, music, and games.  Springfield schools communications officer Azell Cavaan said six thousand backpacks stuffed with donated school supplies will be given away.

   " Clearly, some of our families will be helped by this financially, but it is for everybody, even if you are not financially strapped. It is a back to school present."

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New England News
5:20 am
Sat August 23, 2014

Community Meeting Planned In Wake Of Pittsfield Shooting

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The city of Pittsfield will hold a community meeting Monday in response to a recent shooting involving two teenagers.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Keurig Strikes Deal with Kraft on Coffee Brands

Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Friends Say Jeffords Took Vermont Roots To Washington

Friends, family and fellow politicians say the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords took his Vermont roots with him to Washington.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Republicans Debate In Advance Of Gubernatorial Primary

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont Public Radio hosted a debate this afternoon between the three Republicans squaring off in next Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary.

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New York News
6:24 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

NY Doctors: Staying Or Leaving?

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A new paper issued by the New York Public Interest Research Group says the number of doctors in the state has increased. The findings counter recent research showing the opposite.

The report, titled “The Doctor Is In: New York’s Increasing Number of Doctors,” purports to "debunk the myth" that New York is seeing a loss in the number of its doctors.

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