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A Massachusetts doctor who shared private patient information with a pharmaceutical sales representative has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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A judge will decide whether a former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges.

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Federal authorities say Border Patrol agents have seized nearly 180 pounds (81 kilograms) of marijuana at checkpoints recently set up in New York's Adirondack Mountains.


New York is offering rebates to encourage the installation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Two dancers were fired from the New York City Ballet on Saturday amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women.

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Incumbent Kathy Hochul has defeated Jumaane Williams in the New York Democratic primary for lieutenant governor.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon to win his party's nomination for a third term.

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Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, announced Monday he is backing challenger Jumaane Williams over incumbent Kathy Hochul in the Democratic primary for New York lieutenant governor. 

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Republican New York Congressman Chris Collins says it was "the shock of all shocks" when he learned from two federal agents that he was under criminal investigation.

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Authorities are announcing the details of a new investigation into decades-old abuse at St. Joseph's Orphanage in Burlington.

Quentin Palfrey has won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor in Massachusetts, ending comic Jimmy Tingle's bid to shift from political humor to political office.

Republican Tracy Lovvorn will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern in November after winning her party's nomination in Massachusetts.

Longtime Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin has fended off a challenge from Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim in a Democratic primary race that turned caustic in its closing weeks.

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Republican Jay McMahon has won his party's nomination to challenge Massachusetts Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey in November.

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Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano in a closely watched Democratic primary battle in Massachusetts.

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Democratic voters on Tuesday chose Jay Gonzalez to take on first-term Republican Governor Charlie Baker in November. 

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Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl has defeated two other GOP primary candidates in Massachusetts for the chance to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in November.


A grant of almost $410,000 will be used to buy electric buses that will be used by Green Mountain Transit in the Montpelier area.

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The Special Olympics Vermont President and CEO has stepped down after a year.

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Gun rights advocates have filed a second legal challenge over Vermont's new gun restrictions.

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Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is planning to unveil a proposal to address the rising price of EpiPens.


New Hampshire's Democratic Congressional delegation wants a federal agency to expand its study of contaminated water to a community near a factory believed to have released toxic chemicals into the air and groundwater.


Catholic Boy proved he could win on turf. With jockey Javier Castellano aboard in the Travers Stakes, Catholic Boy proved he's not too shabby on dirt, either.

A 75-year-old New York woman who was convicted of killing her baby daughter in 1985 and suspected of killing seven of her eight other children has been freed from prison.

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The estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg has pleaded guilty to placing harassing phone calls to a treatment facility where he was a patient.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that creates the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.

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A new law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo bans smoking in home-based day care centers.

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Some residents of Bristol are suing the town over its decision to allow Vermont Gas to bury gas lines in public rights of way.

The demolition phase of a redevelopment project in the downtown of Vermont's largest city is done and constructions crews are ready to move on to the excavation phase.

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Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark.