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WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Group plans Beijing Olympic protest

NY – As the opening ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics approach, a group protesting China's occupation of Tibet is planning what's being called the biggest light protest on earth. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Tue August 5, 2008

CSEA is calling a health insurance win a sign

NY – CSEA is calling a court win a clear sign that retiree health insurance legislation is necessary. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:32 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Partnership for Economic Development looking for new president

Sullivan County, NY – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is looking for a new president. Susan Barnett reports.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:29 am
Tue August 5, 2008

New hospital could cost $21 million

VT – Architects say replacing the Vermont State Hospital with a new building would cost between $14 million and $21 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:27 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Nobel prize-winning author died Sunday

Cavendish, VT – Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel prize-winning author whose books chronicled the horrors of the Soviet gulag system, died Sunday. Residents of Cavendish, Vermont are remembering Solzhenitsyn - a former resident of the southern Vermont town. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:23 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Copper thieves hit utility substation in VT

Charlotte, VT – Vermont state police say a utility substation in Charlotte has been hit by burglars looking for copper wire for the third time since May 27. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:17 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Binghamton's mayor asks for spending cuts

Binghamton, NY – A mayor in upstate New York has called
for nearly 20 departments to cut spending by 5 percent and has implemented a hiring freeze. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:15 am
Tue August 5, 2008

State flags to fly at half mast Thursday to honor fallen trooper

Albany, NY – Flags on state government building
throughout New York will fly at half-staff Thursday in honor of fallen state trooper. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:12 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Public workers pension posted a positive return

Albany, NY – New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says
the state public workers pension posted a positive return of about 2.5 percent for the 2007-08 fiscal year -- despite a rocky year on Wall Street. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:10 am
Tue August 5, 2008

More NYers will get heating assistance this year

Albany, NY – More New Yorkers will qualify for state
checks to help pay winter heating bills this year. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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