Niagara Falls, NY – New York State Assemblyman Kevin Cahill is among those Assembly Democrats in Niagara Falls to get the message out that more must be done to assist those people who won't be able to afford their home heating bills this winter. WAMC's Hank Gross reports.
MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing the state to borrow nearly $3 billion to repair up to 300 of the Most neglected bridges in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Boston, MA – A grand jury has indicted five men on charges they allegedly scammed more than 1,000 donors to police and veterans charities. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Goshen, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited the Hampshire county Hilltown of Goshen to sign a bill to bring broadband internet access to the state's rural communities. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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.
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.
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