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7:41 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Ceremony To Mark Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

A ceremony is being held in Boston Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. 

Vice President Joe Biden will attend the invitation-only event at the Hynes  Convention Center just yards from the marathon finish line where the two bombs killed 3 people and injured more than 260. The ceremony will honor victims, survivors and first responders.   Ed Davis, who was Boston Police Commissioner a year-ago said the event will also celebrate Boston’s resiliency.

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New England News
6:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

50th Anniversary Of 1964 Civil Rights Act Marked At Conference

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Social justice advocates are marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The future of civil rights was the topic of a regional conference in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Berkshire Native Returns As Lenox Town Manager

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A western Massachusetts native with state and town government experience has returned to the area to serve as town manager of Lenox

Christopher Ketchen says he always had the goal of becoming a town manager. And it just so happened that a chance to accomplish that popped up half an hour from where he grew up.

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New England News
3:51 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

UMass To Honor Former MA Congressman Olver

Former U.S. Congressman John Olver (D-MA)
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A former U.S. Congressman from western Massachusetts will be honored at the University of Massachusetts Amherst commencement ceremony in May.

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New York News
3:50 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Key Assault Weapons Registration Deadline Arrives With Little Reminder

Gov. Cuomo is seen in effigy at a recent rally against the SAFE Act.
Credit Matt Ryan

April 15, besides being tax day, is the first day that owners of semi-automatic weapons will be required to register their guns with New York state police.

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New England News
3:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Court Cases Upcoming On Status Of NBH And Emergency Services; MNA Traveling To Boston

North Adams Regional Hospital has been closed since March 28.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Two court cases this week may clear up uncertainty over the immediate future of emergency services in the Northern Berkshires. North Adams Regional Hospital has been closed since March 28. A hearing on a temporary restraining order allowing Berkshire Medical Center to operate a satellite emergency facility in the region continues Tuesday.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, April 14, 2014. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jason Mouzakes : 4/14/14

Credit Albany Medical Center

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Jason Mouzakes, an otolaryngologist with Albany Medical Center. He’s here to answer your questions about ear, nose and throat issues and related topics. 

New England News
12:25 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Former Boston Police Commissioner Begins "Blarney Blowout" Review

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is on the UMass Amherst campus today to begin a review of last month’s off-campus disturbance that happened during a series of parties known as the “Blarney Blowout.”     Rocks and bottles were thrown at police as they tried to break up large crowds of thousands of people outside several apartment complexes. There were more than 50 arrests.  Five days after the March 8th disturbances, UMass officials announced the hiring of Davis, who is now a security consultant.    WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Davis.

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New England News
12:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Bard College At Simon's Rock Launches Food Studies Center

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Bard College at Simon’s Rock has launched a center for food studies. The new program will allow students and faculty to dig into food’s sustainability, nutrition and cultural role.

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