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New England News
10:20 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Casinos Get Green Light In MA

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Massachusetts voters soundly rejected a ban on Las Vegas-style gambling Tuesday allowing casino projects to move forward in Springfield and eastern Massachusetts.   WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports.

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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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New England News
9:20 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Galvin Wins Another Term As MA Secretary Of State

BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State William Galvin has easily won election to another term as Massachusetts' top elections official, defeating Republican challenger David D'Arcangelo.

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New England News
8:20 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Mediator Coaxes FairPoint And Unions Back To Table

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A federal mediator has coaxed FairPoint Communications and striking workers in northern New England back to the negotiating table.

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New England News
8:16 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Welch Cruises To House Win In Vermont

Peter Welch
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Peter Welch has easily won a fifth term as Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, turning aside the second challenge in as many elections from Republican Mark Donka.

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New England News
8:05 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Markey Wins In MA

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BOSTON (AP) — Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.

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New England News
7:11 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Polls Close In Vermont, Light Turnout Reported

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Polls have closed around Vermont in a mid-term election that appears to have drawn light turnout in many parts of the state.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Vermont Voters Go To The Polls To Elect All Statewide Offices

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Vermonters are going to the polls to choose their statewide elected officials. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, time is running short before polls close in Vermont.

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New England News
6:05 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Judge: Keep Hartford Polls Open Late

Gov. Dannel Malloy.
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A Connecticut judge has ordered two Hartford polling places to stay open a half hour late until 8:30 p.m. because of Election Day problems, which Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign says deprived people of their right to vote.

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New England News
3:43 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Berkshire Bank Acquires Springfield's Hampden Bank

Berkshire Bank has 91 branches in NY, CT, VT and MA including this one on North St. in Pittsfield connected to the bank's headquarters.
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Berkshire Bank has acquired Springfield-based Hampden Bank in a deal announced Tuesday. The $706 million acquisition bumps Berkshire Bank’s total assets up to $7.1 billion.

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