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Photo: David Sommerstein
Photo: David Sommerstein

Police agencies get millions to reduce gun deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York law enforcement agencies will be receiving more than $13 million to reduce gun-related homicides.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday says the money will go to law enforcement agencies in 17 counties. The funding is allocated through the state's Gun Involved Violence Elimination initiative, designed to help local police in communities with high rates of violent crimes.  Go to full article
Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/talkradionews/">Talk Radio News Service</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. Photo: Talk Radio News Service, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

More federal money for Vermont's heating costs

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont will be receiving $2.5 million more in federal money for heating assistance.

U.S. Sens. Leahy and Sanders and Rep. Welch say that "any relief is welcome" for families in the state struggling to heat their homes.  Go to full article

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