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It may not serve green eggs and ham, but a Dr. Seuss museum being planned in the author's Massachusetts hometown is expected to fill appetites for the author of "The Cat in the Hat" and other beloved children's books.

 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to pit seven upstate regions against each other in a competition for $1.5 billion in economic development funds has prompted some lawmakers and mayors to say the state shouldn't pick winners and losers.

Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission to investigate the safety of Chinese-imported wood laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators and initiate recalls if needed.

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The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposal from Connecticut's two federally recognized Indian tribes to open additional, smaller, jointly-operated casinos to help fend off out-of-state competition.

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal ban on the sale of high-powered green laser pointers that have been used to injure and disorient airplane pilots around the country.

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

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

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