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Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges against two developers in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, accusing them of conducting a Ponzi-like scheme with EB-5 funds.

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With "Captain America: Civil War" in theaters now, RetConned's Rick Marshall speaks to attorney James Daily, the co-author of the 2012 book "The Law of Superheroes," and creator of the long-running "Law and the Multiverse," a blog that explores elements of the superhero world from a legal perspective.

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Three Democratic federal lawmakers from New York are calling on the EPA to help the City of Newburgh with its water contamination issue.

RetConned: Scott Snyder On Batman V Superman

May 4, 2016
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With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in theaters now, RetConned's Rick Marshall speaks to veteran Batman comic-book writer Scott Snyder about the two characters and their history as allies—and enemies—over the years.

RetConned is a program of assorted geekery - movies, comic books, video games and everything in between.

This is a rendering of wayfaring signs North Adams unveiled in October 2015.
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Home to MASS MoCA and a number of studios and galleries, the city of North Adams is seeking a cultural district designation for its downtown.

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    The largest insurance industry trade group in the country is planning to bring an annual convention to Springfield, Massachusetts in 2018.  The mayor said it is a direct spinoff from the decision by MGM Resorts International to build a downtown casino.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

May 4, 2016

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

This is flyer for MASS MoCA's Summer 2016 season
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A number of Northern Berkshire cultural organizations are previewing their upcoming summer seasons in North Adams Wednesday.

A spokesman for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo says the governor still plans to pursue an ethics reform package during the remainder of the legislative session, after news of a federal probe into actions by Cuomo’s former top aide and the governor’s ongoing economic development programs.

Joining us in the studio today is novelist Barbara Chepaitis and storyteller Mary Murphy. They’re here to answer your questions about the process of creative writing. 

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