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New York News
5:36 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Schumer Pushes For Arts Funding In Saratoga Springs

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The arts and Saratoga Springs have a long history together, but talk today was all about the future. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was in Saratoga Springs to put a spotlight on the city’s push for federal funding to develop a city-wide arts initiative.

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New England News
5:12 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Conn. Lawmakers Voice Support To Cap Electric Bill Fee

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A group of Connecticut lawmakers say they support a proposal that would cap fixed residential charges imposed by the state's largest electric utilities.

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Central New York News
4:16 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Festivus In Central New York

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The fictional holiday "Festivus," popularized in the long-running sitcom, Seinfeld, is being celebrated in Central New York.     People are invited to gather Tuesday in front of the Utica Fire Department's Shepherd Place station at 3 p.m. to celebrate "Festivus."

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New England News
4:13 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Officials Inaugurate High Speed Rail Line In Western Mass.

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and a host of federal, state and local officials took an inaugural train ride Monday on newly rebuilt tracks in western Massachusetts.

The trip from Springfield to Greenfield highlighted the dawn of high speed passenger rail service along what is known as the Knowledge Corridor.  For the first time in decades passenger trains will stop in Northampton and Holyoke.  Kathleen Anderson, president of the Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, said it opens a lot of possibilities including more tourism.

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New York News
3:59 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Vigil Tonight For Kenneth White

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A candlelight vigil for slain 5-year-old Kenneth White of the Albany County Town of Knox is set for tonight.

Sheriff Craig Apple says White was strangled and bludgeoned last week by his 19-year-old cousin, Tiffany VanAlstyne, who now faces murder charges. She initially told police White had been kidnapped by masked intruders, who had busrt sthrough the door of the family's trailer at 994 Thacher Park Road. If convicted, she faces 15 years to life in prison.

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WAMC News
3:42 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, December 22, 2014.

Arts & Culture
1:57 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Singer Joe Cocker Dies At 70

British musician Joe Cocker has died at 70, according to multiple reports. The singer best known for his cover of The Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends" performed for more than four decades, including an iconic set at Woodstock.

New York News
1:21 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Cuomo Urges Calm After Police Slayings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging calm through the upcoming holidays and respecting families' grief in response to the weekend killings of two New York City police officers and the July death of a Staten Island man in a confrontation with police.

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WAMC News
12:33 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Monday, December 22, 2014.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Pablo Lopez : Primary Care

  

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Pablo Lopez, a board-certified family medicine physician. He practices at Ellis Primary Care in Schenectady, and he’s here to answer your questions. Brian Shields hosts.

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