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9:23 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Shakespeare & Co. Director Returning To St. Louis Post

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Shakespeare & Company’s director is returning to his previous post in St. Louis months after joining the organization. 

Rick Dildine is abruptly returning to Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, according to a press release from the company.   

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Hudson Valley News
9:15 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Central Hudson Field Employees Are In Uniform

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There is something different about the appearance of Central Hudson Gas & Electric field employees in the Hudson Valley.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Bill Would Require Teaching Of Cursive And Multiplication

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New Hampshire senators have passed a bill that would require public schools to continue teaching cursive and multiplication tables. The bill is aimed at making sure schools maintain those skills as schools adopt new standards and incorporate more technology in the classroom.

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New England News
8:32 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Yale Students Protest Work Requirement For Aid Recipients

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A requirement that Yale undergraduates on financial aid pay up to $6,400 annually toward their education is coming under protest from students who argue it creates a divide along class lines and keeps them from participating more in campus life.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Trooper Under DUI Investigation Identified

A Vermont state trooper is under investigation on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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New England News
7:01 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Chief Massachusetts Casino Regulator Confident In Revenue Estimates

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby

The top gaming industry regulator in Massachusetts is standing firm on casino revenue estimates.

  Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby sees no need to revise gambling revenue projections in the face of declining profitability at the Connecticut casinos, where revenue has declined 39 percent over the last eight years.

  " We are part of the new competition. We might cause a problem for them ( the Connecticut casinos)," Crosby told reporters in Springfield Thursday.  

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Four NY Communities Among Top 10 Micropolitan Economic Development Areas

Plattsburgh City Hall
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Four communities in New York have been ranked among the top 10 “micropolitan” areas in the country for economic development.

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New York News
6:12 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Glens Falls Mayor: Civic Center Will Reopen Next Week

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The mayor of Glens Falls is hoping to see the Glens Falls Civic Center reopened by Tuesday.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Berkshire Venues Receive State Support For Renovation Projects

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Ten Berkshire County venues are included in the latest round of grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Facilities Fund. The grants total $2.5 million.

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New England News
6:07 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

MCLA Board Recommends Wisconsin-Stevens Point Provost As Next President

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The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Board of Trustees has selected the person it believes should replace former President Mary Grant.

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