New England News
7:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont GOP Governor Candidate Ready To Launch Campaign

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

One of Vermont's Republican gubernatorial hopefuls will formally launch  his campaign this week.
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New England News
6:06 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Massachusetts And Connecticut Governors Differ on Immigration Actions, So Do Lawmakers

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, left, speaking with Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick in Great Barrington, Mass. Friday afternoon. Friday morning, Gov. Patrick announced the state was offering Camp Edwards and Westover Air Reserve Base as locations for the federal government to house immigrant children.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Responding to a federal request, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee as two locations to house immigrant children. But, the offer is not sitting well with other lawmakers.

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WAMC News
5:58 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Blumenthal: Putin 'Has Blood On His Hands'

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
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While international investigators attempt to comb over the entire crash site, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal says Russian President Vladimir Putin is to blame for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine Thursday.

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New York News
4:54 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Original NYS Troopers' Graves Get New Markers

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A gravestone has been dedicated at the previously unmarked burial plot of one of New York's original state troopers.

Retired state police Sgt. Kevin Kailbourne of Wellsville has been leading an effort to mark the graves of every state trooper, including the originals. They were known as "campmen" because they were trained at a National Guard camp outside Syracuse after the law enforcement agency was created in 1917.

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New York News
4:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Court Injunction Halts Buffalo Debt Collectors

A federal judge has ordered Buffalo-based debt collectors to stop telling borrowers they face prison for check fraud and making other false threats. 

The injunction, sought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the Federal Trade Commission, freezes assets of the collection operation and gives temporary control to a court-appointed receiver.

The defendants agreed to the injunction without admitting wrongdoing.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, July 21, 2014. 

Commentary & Opinion
3:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Blair Horner: Dealing With College Student Debt

We’ve hit summer’s midway point and for many New Yorkers it’s time to plan for the opening of college at the end of next month.  In addition to buying bedding, books and clothes, the big issue is how to pay for college tuition and fees.

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Hudson Valley News
2:10 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

NY Congressional Candidate Takes Issue With Drone Use At Wedding

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The Republican contender in New York’s 18th congressional district alleges her opponent flouted Federal Aviation Administration regulations on drone use for commercial purposes.

Former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth is reiterating her call for Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney to step down from the FAA oversight committee.

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New York News
1:34 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Poll Finds Cuomo Far Ahead In Governor's Race

Credit facebook & Siena College

A poll conducted fifteen weeks before Election Day  shows incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a wide lead over his nearest challenger.

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Arts & Culture
12:52 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Rob Edelman: Biopics And Facts

One new film that I have been long-anticipating is GET ON UP, a biopic which chronicles the life and times of James Brown, one of the seminal figures on the American musical scene during the infancy of rock, roll, and soul.

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