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WAMC New York News
1:06 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Taking on the Snakehead Fish

Wawayanda, NY – New York is going to heroic lengths to get rid of a fish it's worried could wipe out all of its neighbors. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:07 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Gas Drilling: Forewarned is Forearmed

Hudson Valley, NY – As New York prepares to update its environmental impact statements to deal with the coming influx of natural gas drilling, a watchdog group out west warns on of the first problems may prove to be the noise. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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9:32 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Word For The Wise #3561

Albany, New York – Word For The Wise #3561--08/04/08: Do the ants know that a picnic isn't always a picnic?

WAMC New York News
7:18 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Newburgh School conversion will be completed

Newburgh, NY – Despite the Newburgh, NY City Council's recent refusal to approve a bond to complete the Broadway School's conversion to the new City Courthouse, the work will be completed, said Mayor Nicholas Valentine. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Monticello reconstruction could reduce crime

Monticello, NY – As Broadway in Monticello, NY is about to be reconstructed by the state and new businesses are planning to move into the business district, those factors could help reduce the village's crime rate, according to Village Manager John Barbarite. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:10 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Growth in the Hudson Valley region

NY – Economic recession aside, there is one area of the extended Hudson Valley region that is growing, and growing in an orderly and appropriate fashion. That is according to Gary Linton, president of the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:06 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Gov. Paterson says thruway travel is down

Albany, NY – New York Governor Paterson last week said travel on the Thruway is down because people are cutting back on travel, and vacations because of the high price of gasoline and the downturn in the economy. The Hudson Valley may not be facing much of a traffic change. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Airline drops fairs to increase business

NY – As airline ticket prices continue to rise with additional costs for items like heavy baggage and food, one airline is dropping some fares in hopes of boosting business. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Holyoke school secures refinancing

Holyoak, MA – State finance authorities say the Holyoke
Community Charter School will save $200,000 annually in debt servicing under a $10.9 million refinancing package. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:00 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Talk of converting the C-5A aircraft fleet to the newer C-17 intensifying

Newburgh, NY – Talk of converting the C-5A cargo aircraft fleet at the New York Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport to the newer C-17 aircraft is intensifying. The 105th Airlift Wing has 15 of the Vietnam War era C-5As in its fleet and with the government ordering additional C-17s, there is speculation that some of them could be placed at the Newburgh facility. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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