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A Connecticut prison inmate has pleaded guilty to running a cocaine distribution ring from behind bars.

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Vermont's State Police Marine Unit and Dive Team has located a body believed to be that of a missing kayaker in Lake Champlain.

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New York City health officials are investigating a cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases in one Manhattan neighborhood.

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A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.

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Officials say 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage has spewed into Lake Champlain.

A Vermont community is holding a vigil for a state Department of Public Safety employee who was killed by her former boyfriend.

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A union representing nurses is returning for contract negotiations with administrators at Vermont's largest medical center as the possibility of a strike nears.

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A New York jury is set to begin deliberations in the trial of a former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute and three developers charged in an alleged bid rigging scheme involving projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

A judge read instructions on the law to jurors Tuesday after two days of closing arguments in a trial that stemmed from an ambitious upstate New York redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion. Deliberations begin Wednesday.

A federal judge has ruled that wildlife protection and conservation groups can join New York state's effort to uphold its ivory ban being challenged in a lawsuit filed by antiques dealers.

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While contract negotiations continue, unionized nurses and administrators at Vermont's largest medical center are preparing for a possible strike.

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A former New York state Senate leader has been pressured to explain why real estate executives who needed his support on legislation also agreed to steer work to his son.

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Federal authorities say a New York health care provider and its subsidiary hospital have agreed to pay more than $15 million to the U.S. government and state in a false claims lawsuit settlement.

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Additional mosquitoes in Connecticut have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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The Vermont Public Utility Commission is postponing its decision on the sale of Vermont Yankee until after it receives federal approval.

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Representatives of 1,800 unionized nurses from Vermont's largest medical center are planning more face-to-face meetings with hospital administrators in hopes of averting a two-day strike planned for later this week.

A New York State trooper killed on duty by a suicidal man was remembered at his funeral Sunday for his leadership, passion for life and willingness to help others.

Crews are searching for a boater in Lake St. Catherine in Vermont.

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New York's Department of Motor Vehicles is urging people to get a Real ID when they renew their driver's license to avoid having to make another trip to the DMV.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is directing the state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students after the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions.

Vermont is preparing to regulate a new health insurance option offered by Republican President Trump's administration, citing concerns the plans may not be financially solvent and may leave consumers vulnerable to fraud.

The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is expected to approve the sale of the university's former West Hartford branch campus to a global financial technology company for $5.2 million.

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An appeals court is blocking the release of New York City police body camera footage at least until it hears arguments in November.

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New York state has $525,000 in grants available for tree-planting projects.

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Authorities say a police officer opened fire on a man who struck him with his car in western Massachusetts.

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A 29-year-old New York state trooper slain during a domestic call is being remembered as standout football player at his old college.

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Governor Charlie Baker is planning to sign a bill that would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from people considered a danger to themselves or others.

Vermont's plan to pay people up to $10,000 to move to the state and work remotely might be working a little too well.

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With sky-high temperatures in the forecast Vermont's largest electric utility is warning people about the dangers of swimming near hydroelectric facilities.


New Yorkers are at odds over a new program that's taking away hundreds of public parking spaces and doling them out to companies that rent out cars by the hour.

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The head of Connecticut's prison system is promising improved care as his department takes over the inmates' health system from the University of Connecticut.