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New England News
8:22 am
Sun March 1, 2015

Connecticut Lawmaker Apologizes For Drunk Driving

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A Connecticut state representative says he has been arrested on a drunken driving charge and is apologizing to constituents.

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New England News
8:14 am
Sun March 1, 2015

More Snow Expected In New England

Another snowstorm is coming to southern New England, and Boston could be closer to breaking a 20-year-old season snowfall record.

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New England News
7:09 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Federal Panel: Marathon Bombing Trial Stays In Boston

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A federal appeals panel says publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury.

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New England News
10:13 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Ex-Westfield State President Drops Lawsuit Over Departure, Two More Suits In Play

Ex-Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle ( seated third from left) is seen at a 2013 meeting of the university's board of trustees.
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Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has withdrawn his federal lawsuit against state and school officials blaming them for his departure, saying the legal fight's cost was too great.

The Republican of Springfield reports that Dobelle and defendants filed a motion in federal court Thursday saying they agreed to dismiss the lawsuit.

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North Country News
9:00 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Fort Drum Brigade Prepares For Deployment

More than 1,600 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division will be heading to Afghanistan this year to serve as advisers to Afghan security forces and protect other U.S. troops on military bases.

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New York News
6:45 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

New York Begins Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York has begun a new statewide campaign to fight campus sexual assault and support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call to expand a new sexual consent policy to private colleges.

Cuomo announced the "Enough is Enough" campaign Wednesday. The initiative includes a website, video and a new 24-hour hotline operated by the state police for reporting sexual violence on college campuses.

As part of the campaign, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will go on a tour of campuses around the state to meet with students and administrators on the topic of sexual assault.

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Hudson Valley News
1:02 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

Retired Officer Apparently Killed Two Daughters, Self

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Police believe a retired police officer shot his two teenage daughters to death and then killed himself in the family's suburban New York home.

Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini says the deaths Saturday of 52-year-old Glen Hochman and his daughters Alissa and Deanna appear to be a double murder-suicide. He did not discuss a possible motive.

Marraccini said Sunday that a gun was found at the home in the Westchester County village of Harrison.

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New York News
8:54 am
Sun February 22, 2015

Schumer: Don't Cut Funding To Fight Heroin Trafficking

Sen. Charles Schumer says Congress should reject President Barack Obama's plan to cut funding for a program that targets high-intensity drug trafficking.

The New York Democrat says Obama's proposal to cut more than $50 million from the program would set back efforts to fight heroin abuse.

Schumer says the spread of dangerous opiates shows the need to boost funding for the initiative.

The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program teams federal law enforcement with local police in designated areas.

Schumer says he'd like to see a $100 million increase.

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Hudson Valley News
8:15 am
Sun February 22, 2015

Authorities Investigating Deaths Of White Plains Police Officer, Daughters

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Authorities are investigating the deaths of a retired suburban New York police officer and his two teenage daughters.

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North Country News
12:39 pm
Sat February 21, 2015

Lake Ice Stops Ferry Service

Ferry service between Charlotte, Vermont and Essex, New York, has been suspended because of heavy ice on Lake Champlain.

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