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WAMC New York News
7:16 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Monticello, NY's business corridor rebuild should begin this fall

Monticello, NY – The $8 million project to rebuild Monticello, NY's business corridor should begin this fall. Monticello is the county seat of
Sullivan County in New York's Catskills region.

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WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Stewart Airport expected to do well in the future

Newburgh, NY – Stewart Airport may be feeling the dramatic effects of the economy that are plaguing the entire airline industry, but the state's
transportation commissioner sees them as short term and expects the Newburgh, NY airport to do well in the future. The state
Transportation Department is the landlord for the airport, which is run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Body found in the Esopus Creek

Saugerties, NY – The body of a 44-year-old Saugerties, NY man was pulled from the Esopus Creek Sunday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Sullivan County Sheriff issued an alert to all seniors

Sullivan County, NY – Sullivan County, NY Sheriff Michael Schiff Sunday issued an alert directed to all senior citizens who live in the county. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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In Our Backyard
6:42 am
Mon July 21, 2008

In Our Backyard #164

Albany, NY – It is County Fair time and Ward is just back from the Saratoga County Fair and you can't kick the smile off of his face - not that Joe has tried. We want to know why there are so many cardinals around this year - they are beautiful and everything. But, boy, are we being invaded? We'll talk about a great new book - Central Park in the Dark. A really good read and not just because Ward is in it. Plus, all of your letters!

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WAMC New England News
6:11 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Activist group ``ordains'' women Catholic priests

Boston, MA – An activist group pressing the Roman Catholic
church to drop its long-standing ban on women from the priesthood says it has ordained three women as priests and a fourth as a
deacon.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:08 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Connecticut boy dies after falling from fishing boat on Lake

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. – Police in Ticonderoga are investigating
a boating accident that killed a 15-year-old Connecticut boy on Lake Champlain over the weekend. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:07 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Man, 32, dies during New York City triathlon swim

New York, NY – A 32-year-old man has died during the New York City triathlon. It's the first death in the event's eight-year history. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
5:35 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Plan to end homelessness released in Berkshires

Pittsfield, MA – Three-hundred and fifty communities nationwide are working to address the issue of homelessness. And Berkshire County has released its plan for ending homelessness and housing instability there in the next decade. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

View the complete report by copying and pasting this link into your web browser:

unitedveterans.org/docs/plantoendhomelessness.pdf

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WAMC New York News
4:35 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Farewell to Artie Traum

Woodstock, NY – The music world lost a man who was part of history this weekend. And WAMC lost a friend. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett takes a look at the life and career of Artie Traum.

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