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NY unemployment rate lowest since December 2008

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:37pm
The state Department of Labor says that the unemployment rate in New York is at its lowest level since December 2008.

Moss wins GOP nomination for NY lieutenant governor

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:33pm
New York's Republican Party has given its nomination for lieutenant governor to a county sheriff from upstate New York who has been a vocal critic of the state's new gun control law.

Astorino wins GOP nomination for New York governor

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:30pm
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has secured the Republican nomination for New York governor, promising a vigorous challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Sneak peek inside first Vt. Trader Joe's

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:26pm
Vermont's first Trader Joe's open's Friday in South Burlington, and crowds of shoppers are expected.

4 arrested in Burlington drug investigation

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:25pm
Police in Burlington, Vermont, have arrested four people on a charge of selling cocaine following a two-month investigation.

Sanders chairs Senate hearing on VA health care

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:21pm
Are American veterans getting the care they need and deserve? That's the focus of a hearing in Washington Wednesday chaired by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

NH Senate votes to create hike safe card program

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:12pm
The Senate has voted to create a program to sell "hike safe" cards to hikers that would forgive them for any rescue expenses they'd otherwise owe New Hampshire if they were negligent.

Vermont state union: Whistleblower bill good idea

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:32am
The union representing Vermont state workers is hailing Gov. Peter Shumlin signing a whistleblower protection bill into law. But a Vermont State Employees' Association official says it may not protect whistleblowers in all instances.

Inspectors find $420K in fixes needed in Brattleboro building

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:29am
Vermont state fire inspectors have turned up about $420,000 worth of needed upgrades to the 130-year-old Brattleboro Municipal Center.

Moss wins GOP nomination for NY lieutenant governor

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:12am
New York's Republican Party has given its nomination for lieutenant governor to a county sheriff from upstate New York who has been a vocal critic of the state's new gun control law.

4 arrested in Burlington drug investigation

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:50am
Police in Burlington, Vermont, have arrested four people on a charge of selling cocaine following a two-month investigation.

Shumlin demands examination of DCF systems

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:19am
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is getting involved now that a second child in three months had died under the watchful eye of state welfare workers.

NH House again passes death penalty repeal bill

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:09am
With its first attempt stalled in the Senate, the House has voted for the second time this year to repeal New Hampshire's death penalty.

NY makes $20.5M available to keep farmland

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:06am
New York officials say they are making $20.5 million available to help maintain farmland and prevent its conversion to non-agricultural uses.

Schumer wants EPA help for toxic algae in lakes

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:03am
Sen. Charles Schumer says toxic algae found in 96 upstate New York lakes could contaminate drinking water and hurt tourism.

US will own lamprey barrier with Quebec town

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:58am
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with a town in Quebec to prevent sea lamprey from traveling up a tributary of Lake Champlain just north of the Vermont border.

Vt. group seeks ouster of top state officials after baby deaths

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:55am
A group formed after the violent death of a 2-year-old in Poultney is calling for the ouster of two top state officials.

Murder suspect wants prison calls kept from NH prosecutors

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:47am
A Vermont man accused of killing his wife in New Hampshire on the day she filed for divorce doesn't want prosecutors to have access to recordings of his phone calls and other communications.

Workers fired from plant meet with Vt. Labor Dept.

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:42am
The Vermont Labor Department is helping about 30 workers fired from a company with a plant in Springfield that makes in-store displays for the retail industry.

Home invasion in Morristown

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:37am
Police in Morristown need your help to solve a home invasion.

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