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New England News
7:45 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Former Lieutenant Governor Candidate Charged With Campaign Finance Violations

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The Vermont Attorney General  has filed a civil lawsuit against the losing candidate in last fall’s Lieutenant Governor’s campaign.

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Hudson Valley News
7:38 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Indian Point 3 Returns To Service After Planned Shutdown

Work during Indian Point 3 refueling outage
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New York’s Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant is back in service after a 23-day hiatus for equipment upgrades, inspections, and refueling.

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New England News
7:27 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Springfield Chamber Of Commerce Weighs In On Catholic H.S. Site Selection

Cathedral High School on Surrey Road in Springfield was damaged by the June 1, 2011 tornado.
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A large business group is calling for a new regional Catholic high school to be built in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The 400-member Springfield Chamber of Commerce in a statement Wednesday said the “best and only location” for the new school is the tornado-damaged campus of Cathedral High School on Surrey Road in Springfield. 

The new school is the result of a proposed merger of Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic High School.          

Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski plans to announce a site by the end of this school year.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Republican GMO Labeling Bill Reintroduced In Washington

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Efforts aimed at blocking state laws that require mandatory labeling of genetically-modified foods are rekindling as Republicans in Congress this week suggested a new federal certification for GMO-free foods.  The proposal is being closely watched in Vermont.

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WAMC News
6:26 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

What To Do When A Leader Departs?

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Following a spate recent departures and announcements of upcoming retirements in the region, WAMC takes a look at how organizations go about filling the empty shoes.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Commission Proposal Floated To Resolve Teacher Evaluation Impasse In Budget

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislature are considering a  commission to design a new teacher evaluation plan, in order to break an impasse over the state budget. But even some lawmakers admit that the compromise is just kicking the can down the road.

Cuomo has demanded that education policy changes be passed along with the state budget, or he’ll hold up school aid increases.

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New York News
4:57 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Saratoga County Murder Case Postponed

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A case against a retired police officer accused of killing his wife last year has been postponed.

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New York News
4:40 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

New York Assembly Votes Again For Abortion Rights

The state Assembly has voted for legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. Supreme Court, moving it separately this year from a group of bills intended to ensure other women's rights.

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New England News
4:38 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Work To Begin On I-84, Malloy Looks For Alternative Transportation Funding

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Governor Dannel Malloy is returning to Connecticut having spent the past couple days in Washington, D.C. for a series of meetings. The Democrat was part of a White House panel discussion on transportation infrastructure funding.

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New York News
4:36 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

DEC Euthanizes Aggressive Deer Familiar With Cambridge Neighbors

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has euthanized a reportedly aggressive deer that was familiar with neighbors in the Washington County town of Cambridge.

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