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3:15 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Reports: Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches Decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.

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New York News
1:08 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

Last Exit Opens On NYS Thruway

Credit wikipedia commons

The state Thruway Authority says the entire length of the interstate is open, after snow from last week's lake-effect storm in the Buffalo area was removed.

More than 80 snowbound vehicles were towed from the highway to three lots. Drivers can find out where to pick up their vehicles at the Thruway website (www.thruway.ny.gov ).

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New York News
11:46 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Republican Funke Wins In NYS Senate's 55th District

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican Richard Funke (FUHN'-kee) has defeated Democratic New York state Sen. Ted O'Brien to represent Rochester and help the GOP in its bid for majority control of the Senate.

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New York News
11:16 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Schneiderman Defeats Cahill in NY AG Race

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
Credit New York State

 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has defeated the former chief of staff for the state's last Republican governor to hold onto his job as the state's top lawyer.

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WAMC News
10:53 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Gibson Wins NY's 19th, Stefanik Takes 21st Congressional District

NY Rep. Chris Gibson
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NEW YORK (AP) — Two-term Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson has turned back a well-financed challenge from Democrat Sean Eldridge to keep his House seat in a sprawling upstate New York district.

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New England News
10:40 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Esty Holds Off Greenberg, Wins Second Term In CT 5th

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has held off a challenge from Republican Mark Greenberg to claim a second term representing northwestern Connecticut in Congress.

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WNPR News
10:06 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

George Jepsen Re-elected Connecticut Attorney General

George Jepsen in a WNPR file photo.

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 9:50 pm

Democrat George Jepsen has been elected to a second four-year term as Connecticut's attorney general, beating a Republican who accused him of taking too many companies to court and fostering an anti-business atmosphere. 

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WAMC News
10:03 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

GOP Gets 4th Senate Seat; Runoff In Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have picked up four of the six seats they need for a Senate majority, while Louisiana's hard-fought Senate race is headed to a runoff.

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New England News
9:27 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

MA Voters Say No To Expanded Bottle Bill

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts voters have turned down a proposal calling for the first expansion of the state's bottle-deposit law since it took effect more than three decades ago.

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WAMC News
9:24 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Shaheen Defeats Brown In NH

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have failed to unseat Democrat Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, but the GOP is putting up a strong fight for control of the Senate.

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