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WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Plea for return of girl taken from Boston to NY

MA – The mother of a 7-year-old believed kidnapped from Boston and taken to New York by her ex-husband has issued a videotaped statement pleading for her daughter's return. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:36 am
Fri August 1, 2008

House defeats GOP censure of NY Rep. Rangel

NY – House Democrats have voted down an effort by
Republicans to chastise powerful lawmaker Charles Rangel over his use of four rent-stabilized apartments in a Harlem building. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:34 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Many NY veterans oppose VA campus lease plan

NY – A battle has broken out over the Department of Veterans Affairs plan to lease more than 100 acres of its Westchester County hospital campus to developers. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:32 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Majority leader has cataract removed

NY – State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is
recovering at home after having surgery to remove a cataract in his left eye and implant a corrective lens. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:30 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Paterson says DC must do more for states

NY – New York Gov. David Paterson, facing a mammoth budget shortfall, says state and federal governments must overhaul
their spending priorities. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:22 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Missing Catskill woman was murdered

MA – Police say they've confirmed a missing Catskill woman was murdered but the search for the killer continues. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:20 am
Fri August 1, 2008

NY Senator pushing for Hybrid bus incentives

NY – One New York Senator is pushing for incentives to help school districts switch to hybrid buses. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:18 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Budget problems may hurt state tourism

NY – As state legislators prepare to tackle New York's budget problems, the Hudson Valley waits to see the impact of the problem on two major tourist draws planned for next year. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Fri August 1, 2008

MA legislature to restore budget earmark

MA – The Massachusetts legislature has voted to restore a half million dollar budget earmark for Springfield's open pantry community services, the region's largest emergency food pantry.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Report says MA will get economic boost

MA – A report concludes Massachusetts will enjoy an economic boost from the repeal of a 1913 law that banned out of state same sex couples from marrying in the Baystate. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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