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WAMC New England News
6:05 am
Thu August 21, 2008

New building for Citizenship and Immigration Services

Springfield, MA – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has begun construction on a new building in Massachusetts aimed at helping serve the state's growing immigrant Population. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. MA Immigration Services aims to better serve growing immigrant Population

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WAMC New England News
5:58 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Judge claims disability after law suit

Boston, MA – A judge who sent threatening letters to the Boston herald's publisher after winning a $2 million libel award will not work as a judge again in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:34 am
Thu August 21, 2008

IRS tries to reach veterans that haven't filed

MA – The IRS is trying to reach scores of retirees and disabled veterans who need to file tax forms to claim their economic stimulus checks. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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The Roundtable
4:28 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason (aired 8/21/08)

Albany, NY – Jay Ungar and Molly Mason stop in to tell Sarah and Joe about The Catskill Mountain Eco-Heritage Festival at Ashokan Fri, Aug 29 - Sat, Aug 31. It features hikes, nature walks, music, dancing and much more!

WAMC New York News
4:24 am
Thu August 21, 2008

As Numbers Show AIDS Cases Underestimated, Funds Are Cut

Albany, NY – As reaction comes in to the budget cuts announced in Albany this week, one group calls the hit it's taking devastating.' Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
3:59 am
Thu August 21, 2008

The Woodstock Fringe Festival (aired 8/21/08)

Albany, NY – Wallace Norman and Randy Cohen join Joe and Sarah in Studio A to discuss The Woodstock Fringe Festival and Cohen's play "The Punishing Blow" which has its world premier there tonight.

Vox Pop
3:54 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Change the Drinking Age? 8/21/08

Albany, NY – An interesting debate over recent efforts by some to lower the drinking age to 18. We welcome John McCardell, the founder of The Amethyst Initiative and Brian Demars of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. David Galletly hosts.

The Roundtable
3:52 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Richard Todd - The Thing Itself (aired 8/21/08)

Albany, NY – Richard Todd joins The Roundtable to discuss his memoir "The Thing Itself" and the search of authenticity.

WAMC News
3:28 am
Thu August 21, 2008

City And Suburb Strike Deal To Grow Jobs

Springfield, MA – The Springfield Finance Control Board has authorized an agreement that officials say will help grow the regional economy in Western Massachusetts....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:12 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Albany-Voorheesville "Rail Trail" One Step Closer to Reality

Albany County Executive Mike Breslin with county legislators and officials from Bethlehem, Voorheesville and Scenic Hudson.
..::WAMC photo by Dave Lucas::..

Delmar, NY – After more than a decade of failed plans and strained negotiations, Albany County has finally reached an agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway to purchase what's come to be known as the Hudson-Heldeberg Rail Trail property.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has an update.

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