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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Tue August 5, 2008

CSEA won suit over reduced health benefits

NY – Civil Service Employees Association members who retired from Westchester County, NY government jobs, have won a class action suit over reduced health benefits.

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WAMC New York News
7:00 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Cahill gets the message out about heating assistance

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.

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WAMC New England News
6:53 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Patrick signed bill authorizing $3 billion loan

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.


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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Five indicted for veteran donor scam

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.

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WAMC New England News
6:41 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Patrick signed broadband bill

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.


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WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Group plans Beijing Olympic protest

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.

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Tue August 5, 2008

CSEA is calling a health insurance win a sign

NY – CSEA is calling a court win a clear sign that retiree health insurance legislation is necessary. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:32 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Partnership for Economic Development looking for new president

Sullivan County, NY – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is looking for a new president. Susan Barnett reports.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:29 am
Tue August 5, 2008

New hospital could cost $21 million

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.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:27 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Nobel prize-winning author died Sunday

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

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