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New England News
10:40 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Judge Weighs 'Mental Anguish' Law

A federal judge is considering the legality of a Pennsylvania law intended to protect crime victims but whose opponents, including a convicted cop-killer, say restricts free speech.

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New England News
8:15 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Vermont State Police Seek Car That Fled Cruiser Crash

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Vermont State Police investigators are looking for a car and the driver who fled a crash with a state trooper's cruiser at a U.S. Route 7 interchange in Sunderland.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Obama Transportation Package Would Send Vermont $253 Million

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The No. 2 person at Vermont's state Transportation Agency says there's lots of uncertainty surrounding an Obama administration announcement of $253 million in federal transportation funding for the state during the next six years.

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Hudson Valley News
7:31 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Lawsuit Aims To Halt Demolition, Rebuild Of Orange County Government Center

Michael Sussman, attorney
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A lawsuit brought by three Orange County residents against the county executive and a county legislator seeks to halt the demolition of an architecturally significant building. That building, the Orange County Government Center in Goshen, has been the subject of debate for more than three years.

Goshen attorney Michael Sussman represents the plaintiffs. He says the suit seeks injunctive relief to halt the demolition. Sussman also alleges it’s a waste of taxpayer money.

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New England News
6:25 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Massachusetts Medical Society Against Limiting Questioning About Gun Ownership

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of National Doctor’s Day and the Massachusetts Medical Society is using the event to raise awareness about doctor and patient conversations about gun ownership and safety.

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New England News
6:13 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Kennedy Institute To Open In Boston

The full-scale replica of the Senate chamber at the Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
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The newest attraction in Massachusetts was dedicated today at an event headlined by President Barack Obama.  A who’s who of political heavyweights praised a civic education center that was conceived by U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy. 

President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and a host of top national, state and local politicians attended Monday’s formal dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Did Cuomo Overreach In The Budget?

  Governor Andrew Cuomo began the budget season with an ambitious agenda than included a wide array of items that he tied to the budget, including raising the minimum wage, the Dream Act, and reforming the state’s grand jury process. In the end, the governor was forced to retrench on nearly every measure.

Cuomo spent a week in January rolling out his ambitious budget agenda, which contained plans for a new criminal justice system for teens who commit serious crimes, and a major upstate economic development program.  

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New England News
5:57 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Clark Art Institute Picks Former Williams College President As Interim Director

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The Clark Art Institute has picked a former president of Williams College to serve as interim director after Michael Conforti retires this August.

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New England News
5:51 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Shakespeare & Company Names Board Leaders Following Spate Of Resignations

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The Lenox-based Shakespeare & Company has elected two people to fill board of trustee roles vacated following the abrupt departure of the group’s executive director in early March.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, March 30, 2015.

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