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Researchers Creating ‘Brain-To-Text’ System

Researchers are working to create a “brain-to-text” system which would decode continuously spoken speech from brain waves and transform it into text.



Drivers Arrested In I-95 Road Rage Shooting

State police have arrested the drivers involved in last week’s road rage incident that ended with a shooting and a slashing on Interstate 95 in Orange.


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Man Forgets Glasses, Accidentally Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

Bob Sabo of Easton says he meant to buy two $20 tickets from a vending machine, but mistakenly bought a $30 ticket, which turned out to be a $30,000 winner.


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One Of Two Escaped Murderers Killed In New York

By JOHN KEKIS and MICHAEL VIRTANEN  Associated Press    MALONE, N.Y. (AP) _ One of two convicted killers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison and had been hunted for three weeks […]



Study: Chocolate Can Help Prevent Some Heart Diseases

Bioactive plant compounds found in the cocoa bean may have properties that strengthens blood vessels.


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Sleep Lab Study: Overnight Shift Workers Linked To Diabetes, Obesity

Millions of Americans who work overnight, graveyard shifts are subject a range of negative metabolism and sleep cycle problems – and researchers are testing volunteers in sleep labs to find out why flipping one’s work schedule creates such hormonal changes.


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Mom Pleads Guilty To Riding On Car Roof Going 55 MPH

A Vermont woman has pleaded guilty to riding with her 5-year-old son on the roof of a station wagon traveling at least 50 mph.


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One Dead In Vermont Crash Which Injured Connecticut Residents

 COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) _ A Quebec man was killed and four people from Connecticut were injured in a head-on crash on Interstate 89 in Vermont. Vermont state police say a Honda Civic driven by Dominique […]


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Service Dog Throws Self In Path Of Bus To Protect Blind Owner

Authorities say a service dog has thrown itself in front of a school bus to try to protect its blind owner as the pair crossed a road in New York.