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New England News
3:38 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Massachusetts Warns About Tax Telephone Scam

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State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Political Action Committee Formed In Vermont

Credit Vision to Action Vermont

A new political action committee has been formed in Vermont. Founders of the bi-partisan PAC plan to support candidates who will promote and advocate for fiscal responsibility.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont Preparing To Gauge Turkey Health

Wild turkeys
Credit D. Gordon E. Robertson/Wikimedia Commons

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for help from the public in gauging how well the state's turkey flock is reproducing.
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New England News
9:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Obama Bestows Medal Of Honor On NH Veteran

U.S. Army Medal of Honor
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President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on a New Hampshire veteran on Monday.
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New England News
7:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont GOP Governor Candidate Ready To Launch Campaign

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

One of Vermont's Republican gubernatorial hopefuls will formally launch  his campaign this week.
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New England News
6:06 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Massachusetts And Connecticut Governors Differ on Immigration Actions, So Do Lawmakers

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, left, speaking with Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick in Great Barrington, Mass. Friday afternoon. Friday morning, Gov. Patrick announced the state was offering Camp Edwards and Westover Air Reserve Base as locations for the federal government to house immigrant children.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Responding to a federal request, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee as two locations to house immigrant children. But, the offer is not sitting well with other lawmakers.

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New England News
12:34 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Berkshire Communities Among Top Federal Grant Recipients

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick announced the federal grants in Housatonic Village Friday afternoon.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and U.S. Congressman Richard Neal recently joined local officials in Housatonic Village, part of Great Barrington, to announce statewide community improvement funding.

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New England News
1:15 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Conn. Rebuts Feds On State Road Conditions

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Connecticut transportation officials are disputing a White House report that says Connecticut's public works are in dire condition.

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New England News
12:46 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

MGM Set To Buy Two Springfield Properties For Casino Project

An artist's rendering of MGM's proposed casino in downtown Springfield,MA
Credit MGM Springfield

MGM is preparing to purchase two city-owned buildings in Springfield for the Las Vegas-based company’s casino project.

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said MGM intends to close on the sale of the properties by the end of this month despite the statewide casino referendum in November that could kill the Springfield project.

" They have honored everything they have had to honor up to this point."

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New England News
6:00 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Mass. Communities Awarded $27 Million In Federal Development Funding

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal in Housatonic Village announcing federal funding for community infrastructure projects.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and U.S. Congressman Richard Neal joined local officials in Housatonic Village Friday afternoon to announce statewide community improvement funding.

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