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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.

New York News
3:41 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

GNC & NY AG Reach A Deal Over Herbal Supplements

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GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products.

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New England News
3:25 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Man Found Guilty In UMass Rape Case

Emmanuel Bile was convicted on two of three counts of aggravated rape stemming from a 2012 assault at UMass Amherst. He is the first of three defendants to stand trial

A jury has returned a guilty verdict against one of four men accused of raping aUMass Amherst student in 2012.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Future Of Wind Power Uncertain In New York

Renewable-energy portfolio standards are in place across about two-thirds of the U.S. Some 30 states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories have laws on the books, while several other states have committed goals.
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New York is drawing more and more power from wind and solar, but its renewable energy standard is set to expire at the end of the year.

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New England News
12:35 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Zimbalist: Boston Olympics A Gamble

Andrew Zimbalist

The debate for and against Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics is well under way, with supporters now promising to bring the question to the voters in a statewide ballot referendum. Andrew Zimbalist, a professor of economics at Smith College, is the author of a new book Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting The Olympics And World Cup. He will be speaking later today at the College of Saint Rose in Albany. Zimbalist says the gamble is a long shot for Boston, with most cities losing. But he says there were two exceptions, Barcelona in 1992 and L.A. in 1984.

New England News
12:28 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Brien Center Workers Picket For Higher Wages

Brien Center workers and members of SEIU Local 509 picket outside the Brien Center's Pittsfield offices Monday morning seeking a new contract with higher wages.
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Healthcare workers at the Berkshire County-based Brien Center are picketing, seeking higher wages.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Monday, March 30, 2015.

The Roundtable
11:33 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Why We've Had Enough Of "Stuff" And Need Experience More Than Ever

    Stuffocation is one of the most pressing problems of the twenty-first century. We have more stuff than we could ever need, and it isn’t making us happier. It’s bad for the planet. It’s cluttering up our homes. It’s making us stressed—and it might even be killing us.

James Wallman helps us deal with "the secret hoarder in all of us" in his book, Stuffocation: Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever.

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