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5:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

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New England News
11:15 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Vermont Described As A Pioneer Renewable Energy

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A member of the California Energy Commission says Vermont is creating an inspiring legacy of achievements that put the state in the forefront of renewable energy technology.

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New England News
10:04 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Health Non-Profit To Move Back Into North Adams Hospital

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Next week, a community non-profit will be the latest entity to open in the former North Adams Regional Hospital. The hospital abruptly closed in March. Parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare filed bankruptcy days later. Berkshire Health Systems has since purchased the site where it operates a satellite emergency facility.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Vermont Safety Officials Visit Macedonia

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Vermont's Public Safety commissioner and Homeland Security director have recently returned from a visit to Macedonia, where they exchanged ideas and practices with public safety officials there.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Vermont Company That Trucks Natural Gas Sold

NG Advantage truck at asphalt plant
Credit NG Advantage

A Vermont company that delivers compressed natural gas to industrial sites that don't have access to a natural gas pipeline has been sold to a California company for $37.6 million.

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New England News
6:56 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Blumenthal, McGovern Oppose Driving Limit Revisions

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Connecticut’s U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern are calling attention to a recent poll in hopes of blocking a Republican-driven amendment that would adjust limits on the number of hours truck drivers can be behind the wheel.

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New England News
6:40 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Health Insurance Enrollment Campaign Comes To Berkshires

Jean Yang is the executive director of the Massachusetts Health Connector.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

The director of the Massachusetts Health Connector, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, met with Berkshire healthcare agencies Thursday ahead of the upcoming open enrollment period.

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New York News
6:37 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Coalition Asks NY Gov For $354 Million

Credit Human Services Council

A coalition of human service organizations led by the Human Services Council is seeking what it thinks should be its fair share of 4-point-5 billion dollars New York received through bank settlements. They've launched a statewide campaign calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to reinvest $354 million in the nonprofit human services sector, to protect vital programs for communities and jobs across the state.

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New York News
6:32 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

EPA Regional Administrator Advocates For Proposed Carbon Regulations In Saratoga Springs

EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck was recently in Saratoga Springs where she advocated for proposed regulations to address climate change.

Enck spoke about the U.S. EPA’s proposed Carbon Pollution Standards, where the agency would set pollution reduction targets for each of the 50 states, and allow state governments to develop their own plans to meet those goals.

“I think this is one of the most essential Federal environmental regulations that the EPA has ever done in our long history, and we want to make sure people are aware of it and they give us their ideas.”

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Republican Congressional Candidate Meets With Business Leaders

Republican Elise Stefanik at Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce breakfast forum.
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Business and community leaders from across the North Country gathered at the Holiday Inn in Plattsburgh Thursday morning to hear from one of the candidates running for the district’s congressional seat.

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