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New England News
9:34 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Report Urges National Limits On Power Plant Emissions

On the eve of the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a Massachusetts environmental group called for aggressive limits on power plant emissions.

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New York News
7:15 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Meets With Plattsburgh Chamber Members

Republican Rob Astorino meets with Chamber members in Plattsburgh.
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, was in Plattsburgh this morning to meet with local business leaders.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Community College Receives Grant To Build Advanced Manufacturing Institute

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced 55 million dollars in funding for the SUNY 2020 challenge grants.  The money is being distributed to five projects across the state, including one at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh.

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New England News
6:29 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Casino License Decision Means The End For Suffolk Downs

The last thoroughbred horse racetrack in New England is closing, as a result of this week’s casino licensing decision in greater Boston.

The last horse race at Suffolk Downs is scheduled for September 29th and the 80-year old track will close for good in December.  About a thousand people will lose their jobs.  Suffolk Downs Chief Operating Officer Chip Tuttle said the track has not been profitable since 2006.

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New England News
6:04 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Report Finds Inpatient Facility In Northern Berkshires Would Need Federal Help

Berkshire Health Systems operates a satellite emergency center at the former North Adams Regional Hospital. BHS has recently purchased the property as well.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A highly-anticipated report expected to shape healthcare services in the Northern Berkshires following the March closure of North Adams Regional Hospital has been released.

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New England News
5:27 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Whooping Cough Confirmed At Litchfield County School

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Connecticut’s Public Health Department has confirmed two cases of whooping cough at a Plymouth elementary school.

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New York News
5:12 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Saratoga County DA Steps Down

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Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy announced his resignation Thursday, as he looks forward to running for County Court Judge in November.

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Capital Region News
4:39 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Trot Training Challenge Set to Launch

Organizers of the region’s largest turkey trot are launching a "Trot Training Challenge" to prepare novice and experienced runners for any of the six upstate New York turkey trots held Thanksgiving morning.

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New England News
4:21 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Springfield Hospital Awaiting Laboratory Confirmation Of Suspected Enterovirus

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A western Massachusetts hospital reported Thursday it has seen an increase in children coming to the emergency room with symptoms consistent with a virus that has swept through the Midwest.

Seven children are currently hospitalized at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield for a respiratory illness. There are no confirmed cases of the enterovirus. Test results are expected from the Centers For Disease Control in about a week.  Infectious disease specialist at Baystate, Dr. Michael Klatte, said most children who get infected will not require hospitalization.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, September 18, 2014. 

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