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Hudson Valley News
8:43 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Physicist To Discuss Need For NY Power Lines Projects

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A physicist will present his findings regarding power lines in the Hudson Valley. The presentation is Saturday afternoon at Bard College.

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New England News
8:00 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Flags To Adorn Downtown Pittsfield In Honor Of Veterans

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More than 500 American flags will line Park Square in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts Saturday. They will remain there for Veterans Day and throughout November.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

130-Year-Old Courthouse Gets A Name

Percival Shangraw Court House, St. Albans
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A 130-year-old courthouse in Vermont finally has a name.

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New England News
10:10 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Poll Shows Casino Opponents Face Long Odds Election Day

A poll released Friday by Western New England University shows strong voter support for keeping the Massachusetts casino law.

The survey found 59 percent of  likely voters plan to vote against repeal of the law that legalized Las Vegas-style gambling and authorized the licensing of casinos in Massachusetts. Just 35 percent say they’ll vote yes on Question 3 on Tuesday’s election ballot.  Polling institute director Tim Vercellotti said the gap has grown since September, when a casino industry backed campaign launched a blitz of  TV ads.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Vermont Lawmakers Ponder Public Record Access

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Several Vermont state officials are asking a legislative committee to maintain or enhance the current level of government secrecy for fear, as one put it, of looking like "a dope."

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New England News
7:45 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Vermont Health Website Could See $20M Shortfall

Vermont's online health insurance marketplace could run nearly $20 million over budget.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Adirondack Coalition Approves Of FCC Rule On Tower Expansion

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It looks like cell towers in the Adirondacks will continue to blend in.

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New England News
6:18 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

City Council Fights Biomass Project With Pro Bono Lawyer

Opponents of a biomass plant proposed in Springfield urged city councilors to appeal a court order reinstating the building permit for the project
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The city council in Springfield is pressing ahead with a court fight against a proposed wood-burning power plant.  But first the council had to secure the services of a lawyer who would take the case for free.

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New England News
6:02 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Days Before Election, Democratic Candidate for MA Lt. Gov. Campaigns In Pittsfield

Steve Kerrigan, Democratic candidate for Massachusetts lieutenant governor, right, speaks with State Senator Ben Downing at the Pittsfield Senior Citizens Fair.
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Days before Election Day, the Democratic candidate for Massachusetts lieutenant governor met with voters in Pittsfield this afternoon. Recent polls show Republicans edging ahead.

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New England News
4:06 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Springfield Hospital, Five In Boston To Treat Ebola If Called On

An emergency room at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield is shown during a drill
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Six Massachusetts hospitals have agreed to treat Ebola patients should there be any in the state.

   The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday said Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and five large Boston hospitals have reviewed their operations and are prepared to handle an Ebola patient. Earlier, Gov. Deval Patrick said it was not necessary to designate a primary Ebola treatment center.

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