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New York News
10:20 am
Sun April 19, 2015

Business Leaders, Lawmakers To Join Cuomo On Cuba Trip

Top lawmakers and several business leaders from around New York state will join Gov. Andrew Cuomo's trade mission to Cuba.

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Strange Universe With Bob Berman
9:45 am
Sun April 19, 2015

Strange Universe: 4/19/15

This week, Bob Berman discusses what the universe is made of.

North Country News
9:02 am
Sun April 19, 2015

Sanders Seeks 12 Percent Funding Increase For Seniors

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for a 12 percent funding increase for programs that provide meals, transportation and other services to senior citizens.

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WAMC News
8:41 am
Sun April 19, 2015

NY State Police Launch Safety Campaign Aimed At Teen Drivers

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New York State Police are launching a traffic safety campaign aimed at minimizing crashes involving teen drivers.

"The Empty Chair" driving safety campaign starts Monday and runs through Friday. The empty chair symbolizes the missing high school senior on graduation day.

The campaign will target specific laws regarding speeding in school zones, seat belt use and child restraints, cellphone use, and underage drinking and impaired driving.

Troopers will be using both marked State Police vehicles and unmarked cars.

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New York News
8:14 am
Sun April 19, 2015

New York Officials To Announce Conservation Grants

New York environmental officials will announce several conservation grants in conjunction with Earth Day observances this week.

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WAMC News
8:12 am
Sun April 19, 2015

Senators Seek Rail Safety Technology

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U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal have introduced legislation that would require railroads to install additional safety technology by 2018 to help prevent crashes from speed and human error.

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New England News
5:00 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

Congressman Neal Introduces Opioid Overdose Reduction Act

Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.)
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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal recently proposed legislation aimed at preventing prescription drug and heroin overdoses.

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New England News
2:15 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

Howard Johnson's Restaurant In Maine May Close

Howard Johnson's restaurant, Lake George NY
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There are only two Howard Johnson's restaurants left, and that number could soon be halved.

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Arts & Culture
12:52 pm
Sat April 18, 2015

Bob Goepfert Reviews "Dinner With Friends"

"Dinner With Friends," playing at Curtain Call Theatre in Latham through May 9, is a richly textured play filled with insights on human nature. It also has wise observations on the complicated dynamic of relationships.

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Hudson Valley News
10:56 am
Sat April 18, 2015

West Point Announces Commencement Speaker

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West Point officials say the top U.S. military officer will speak at its commencement ceremony next month.

The U.S. Military Academy announced Friday that General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2015 on May 23. Dempsey is a member of the Class of 1974. President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at West Point last year, during which he laid out his foreign policy vision. Obama this May will deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.

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