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The Vermont Department of Children and Families says its newest report on child abuse and neglect shows many families are struggling, substance abuse continues to be problem and young children are entering state custody in record numbers.

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The remains of a Revolutionary War battleship burned and sunk as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain are being turned over to the U.S. Navy.

When Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders announced a new rebate check for property taxpayers, they touted it as a significant “real” benefit to average homeowners. But fiscal watchdog groups say the program is severely flawed, and the money could be better used on something else.

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The Buffalo Billion Investment Development Plan was developed by the Western New York Regional Economic Development at the request of Governor Andrew Cuomo. But a Buffalo-area news outlet alleges the initiative is burdened by favoritism and lack of transparency.

A prosecutor says the inmate captured 22 days after breaking out of a northern New York prison claims to have used no power tools in the breakout,  contrary to official accounts from soon after the June 6 breakout at the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility.

The Supreme Court ruled Monday against Environmental Protection Agency rules that limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.  The decision is being panned by many in Vermont who say the court is backing business interests.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a revised state budget into law, acknowledging he'd like to see at least one more change.

The Democrat told reporters Tuesday the state ultimately needs to amend its constitution to ensure revenues collected in Connecticut's Special Transportation Fund are spent on transportation matters, not other programs.

A bill that detailed the budget and passed during Monday's special legislative session included such a provision, but only in state statute.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo for "not acting with New York City's interests at heart."

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Young and old are taking over Tanglewood tonight. The duo of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are performing at 8 o’clock.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

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Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather summary for Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

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