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New England News
8:45 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Fairpoint CEO Rsponds To New Hampshire Delegation

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The CEO of Fairpoint Communications says some members of New Hampshire's Congressional delegation have an inaccurate impression that the company is being uncooperative in dealing with a worker strike.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Vermont Yankee To Shut Down Permanently On Monday

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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In the latest example of a national trend, next Monday — after years of contentious debate, protests and criticism — the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant will permanently shut down, marking a new era for Vernon, Vermont.

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New England News
6:28 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Report On UMass Amherst Informant Policy Expected In January

A group appointed by the UMass Amherst chancellor to look into the use of students as confidential campus police informants is expected to deliver its report in January.

       The 11-member working group has been meeting regularly since its appointment in October but was unable to meet a goal to issue a report and recommendations on the confidential informant program by the end of the fall semester two weeks ago.

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New York News
6:15 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

NY Lawmakers Want Bullet-Proof Glass In Police Cars

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Four state lawmakers are proposing that all police cars in New York be retrofitted with bulletproof glass after two New York City officers were gunned down in their car Saturday.

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New England News
6:04 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Some In Western Mass. Feel Slighted By Baker's Transition Team

Governor-Elect Charlie Baker (R-MA.)
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For eight years, western Massachusetts has enjoyed unprecedented attention from Beacon Hill. But the new year brings a new governor and administration, and some western Massachusetts lawmakers are not too fond of an early move by the governor-elect.

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North Country News
4:01 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

City Leaders Debate New Position

Plattsburgh City Hall
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Plattsburgh city councilors approved the 2015 budget last night. But first they debated whether a new job should be added to the recreation department.

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WAMC News
3:45 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, December 24, 2014.

New York News
3:39 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

'Santa' Schneiderman Bears Gift For Bruno

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Santa has a big gift for former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office says it will approve reimbursement of $2.4 million in legal bills Bruno racked up in a federal corruption cases in which he was ultimately acquitted.

In a letter Wednesday, Schneiderman says the state has ”no choice” but to certify that the money should be paid back to the Rensselaer Republican and his campaign fund even though he’s been out of office for six years... Comptroller Tom DiNapoli now must review the expenditure.

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New England News
3:15 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Large Christmas Lights Display In Conn. Ends Due To Traffic

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A massive Christmas lights display at a Southington, Connecticut house has gone dark after the homeowners said traffic became a problem.

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Hudson Valley News
2:57 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Some HV Theaters Will Show 'The Interview'

The Sony Pictures film "The Interview" is now available for rental on a variety of digital platforms -- including Google Play and YouTube Movies. It’s also scheduled for a limited release in about 300 theaters Thursday, including in Columbia and Ulster Counties.

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