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Hudson Valley News
7:27 am
Wed March 4, 2015

NYS Senator's Bill On Alzheimer's Database Advances

Credit Courtesy of Sue Serino

A New York state freshman senator from the Hudson Valley says her bill to create an Alzheimer’s and dementia database has moved one step forward.

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New England News
7:12 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Opening Statements To Be Delivered Today In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

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Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

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WAMC News
6:43 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about local parents and teachers organizing as many children as they can to "refuse" to take the state math and English language arts tests this year.

Weather
6:38 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

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Today:  spotty freezing drizzle or light sleet early then a slight chance of rain showers today, otherwise mostly cloudy with a few peeks of sunshine, breezy and milder with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s.

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Capital Region News
6:38 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Lobby Day At NYS Capitol Brings Road Closures And Parking Restrictions

Police have already closed some streets and issued parking restrictions in downtown Albany as thousands of people head to the state Capitol for an education rally.

The Albany Police Department says about 500 buses from across the state are expected to begin arriving near the Capitol around 7 a.m. for Wednesday's "lobby day" being held by the group Families for Excellent School. The charter school advocates say they expect several thousand people to attend the rally, scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m.

Officials say bus passenger drop-offs are expected to continue throughout the morning commute.

Police began shutting down some downtown streets Tuesday evening. Others are being closed starting at 7 a.m. and won't reopen until 7 p.m. No parking restrictions are in effect for some downtown streets and roads until 8 p.m.

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Sports
6:14 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Sports Report: Bills' Alonso In Reported Trade Deal For Eagles' McCoy; MLB Spring Training

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NBA:

In the NBA, Cleveland topped Boston 110-79, Sacramento crushed New York 124-86, Charlotte edged the Lakers 104-103, Atlanta won against Houston 104-96, Utah beat Memphis 93-82, Chicago defeated Washington 97-92, and it was Denver over Milwaukee 106-95.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

2 Large Maple Producers Setting Up In Island Pond

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Two large maple syrup producers are setting up operations in the Northeastern Vermont community of Island Pond.

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New England News
8:50 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Vermont Releases Top 10 List Of Scams For 2014

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The Vermont Attorney General's Office says the top scam of 2014 in the state dealt with callers saying they were from the Internal Revenue Service and requesting back taxes.

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New England News
8:14 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Tesla Offers Concessions To Help Pass Connecticut Bill

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Electric car-maker Tesla Motors is offering to make some compromises to help pass legislation allowing direct sales to Connecticut consumers.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Poll Shows Vermont Governor’s Approval Sliding

Governor Peter Shumlin

Just months after narrowly winning a second term, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s approval rating is floundering. That’s according to a new poll from Vermont Digger and the Castleton Polling Institute.

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