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New York's governor says a travel ban instituted during a massive snowstorm has been lifted.

Tens of millions of residents from northern Georgia to New Jersey have shuttered themselves inside to wait out a mammoth storm that has made travel treacherous and could dump up to 2 feet of snow in some areas.

An upstate New York village is changing its official logo after the image, which appears to show a white man throttling an Indian, was ridiculed on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."

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Governor Charlie Baker's administration says Massachusetts is on track to meet ambitious state goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

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Drivers in Massachusetts may soon have to put down their cellphones when they're on the road.

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The federal Small Business Administration is still processing low-interest loans for Superstorm Sandy.

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A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago.

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A small but growing number of patients have gotten medical marijuana since New York recently launched one of the strictest programs in the country.

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More than $7 million in federally funded grants is being awarded to a host of Connecticut cities and towns affected by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Vermont is holding public hearings on a proposed rule change for logging practices to protect water quality.

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