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WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Patrick gave himself, and lawmakers, high marks

MA – Massachusetts gov. Deval Patrick gave himself, and lawmakers, high marks at the end of his first two-year legislative session as governor. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Retirement of Republican led to lively Democratic primary

Springfield, MA – The retirement of a veteran republican Massachusetts state representative from suburban Springfield has led to a lively Democratic primary. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:41 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Albany-based health insurer fined by state officials

Albany, NY – An Albany-based health insurer has been
fined $600,000 for failing to advise consumers how to appeal when their claims were denied.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:38 am
Wed August 6, 2008

State pension fund chief getting bonus

Boston, MA – The executive director of the state's pension fund is getting a $64,000 bonus even though the fund lost more than $1 billion. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:35 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Clinton plans to campaign for Obama

NY – Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to campaign
for Barack Obama in Nevada and Florida this month WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Wed August 6, 2008

NY gives homeowners an extra 90 days to save homes from foreclosure

Albany, NY – New York Governor David Paterson has signed legislation giving New Yorkers an extra 90 days to save their homes from foreclosure. WAMC's Dave Lucas has details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:28 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Douglas asking President Bush for $120 million

VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas and his fellow Northeastern Governors are asking President Bush to release $120 million in contingency funds for the low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP). 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
6:24 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Sex offenders ordinance puts some locations off-limits

Rutland, VT – The Board of Aldermen in Rutland, Vermont has passed an ordinance that will place most of the city off-limits to sex offenders. 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
6:23 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Weight limits cause frustration for truckers

VT – Governor Jim Douglas is continuing to express frustration over weight limits on Vermont's interstates, where truckers want to travel now that they're barred from a bridge across the Connecticut River. 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
6:23 am
Wed August 6, 2008

captive insurance professionals will be in VT

Burlington, VT – Some 1,300 captive insurance professionals from the United States and abroad are set to be in the Burlington, Vermont area next week. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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