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8:24 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Boston Parade To Welcome Gay And Lesbian Groups

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Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade is making history as two gay and lesbian groups are being welcomed by the organizers after decades of opposition.

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New York News
8:20 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Death Count Rises At Scene Of Schenectady Fire

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The remains of two more victims have been recovered from a fire that destroyed two Schenectady apartment buildings.

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Hudson Valley News
9:44 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Civil Rights Leader Puts Focus On Newburgh

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A national civil rights organization says the economic woes of Newburgh deserve special attention.

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WAMC News
6:38 am
Sat March 14, 2015

GOP Lawmaker: Clinton Emails Key To Benghazi Inquiry

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A member of the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, against Americans in 2012 says Hillary Rodham Clinton's email server may help lawmakers answer vital questions.

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New England News
10:03 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Big Snows Brought Economic Woes To New England

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Every work day lost during New England's historic winter has meant millions of dollars out of the regional economy.

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New York News
6:17 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Schenectady Fire Displaces 60

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Authorities say several people remain unaccounted for after fire gutted two five-story apartment buildings in Schenectady and left seven people injured, including a man who jumped from a top floor.

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New York News
2:26 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Daughter Charged After Mother's Decomposed Body Found

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An upstate New York woman who lived above the apartment where her 93-year-old mother's decomposing body was found in December faces grand larceny charges.

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New England News
4:25 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

AP Correction: Connecticut Approved For Federal Highway Toll Study

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 In a story March 2 about highway tolls, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Connecticut was approved for a pilot program installing an electronic toll system. The Federal Highway Administration has funded a study, not installation of electronic tolls.

A corrected version of the story is below:

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WAMC News
1:12 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Schumer Backs Terror Watch List Exclusion For Gun Buys

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation prohibiting individuals on the U.S. terrorist watch list from buying guns.

Schumer noted the arrests this week of three Brooklyn men on charges they conspired to join ISIS in Syria or carry out attacks at home. If they were on the terrorist watch list, the bill Schumer's backing would have prohibited them from buying firearms or explosives.

The watch list prevents individuals from flying on airplanes into and out of the country.

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New York News
8:25 am
Sun March 1, 2015

MTA Expands Courtesy Campaign

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New Yorkers, please keep your feet off the seat.

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