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New England Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.8 Percent

The unemployment rate in New England ticked down in April to 6.8 percent, remaining lower than the national rate and in line with other states in the region.

05/28/2013

Cash. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New England Economy Seen Improving, But Unevenly

As New England recovers from the worst recession in decades, Massachusetts and Vermont are posting the strongest gains while Rhode Island and Maine lag, an economists’ group said Wednesday.

05/22/2013

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New England Unemployment Down Slightly

The unemployment rate in New England ticked down in February to 7 percent, well below the national average.

04/17/2013

Snow and flooded street, Essex, Pratt Street, March 9 (Courtesy Tracy McHugh)

Region Copes With Another Winter Storm

A slow-moving storm centered far out in the Atlantic Ocean dropped up to a foot of snow in New England, caused coastal flooding in Massachusetts and slowed the morning commute in the region to a slushy crawl.

03/08/2013

Fishing vessels (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

New England Fishermen Ask For Help Surviving Cuts In Catch Limits

Fishermen from all over New England have written to members of Congress asking for urgent help surviving deep and impending cuts to their catch limits.

02/19/2013

Courtesy U.S. Census

The Northeast Snow, State By State

A look at effects in states and provinces in the path of the massive storm that swept across the Northeast U.S. and southern Canada

02/11/2013

(Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Some In Region Counting On Coming Storm

A midwinter storm headed to the Northeast on Friday could drop more than a foot of snow.

02/06/2013

(credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

From Chumps To Champs: Giants Cap Stunning Season With Super Bowl Title

Beset by injuries, the Giants were counted out before the season even began. At 7-7, they seemed doomed to narrowly miss the playoffs. Forget about all of that now. Get ready for a parade, New York.

02/06/2012

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WATCH: Jubilant Giants Sing ‘I Got A Ring!’ On Flight Home From Indy

Sure, the Giants’ victory parade down the Canyon of Heroes is still a day away. But can you blame them for starting the celebration early?

02/06/2012

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USA Today’s Highest Rated Super Bowl Ads

Here are the 20 highest-ranking Super Bowl ads, as measured on USA Today’s Ad Meter.

02/06/2012

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