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WAMC New England News
6:40 am
Fri July 11, 2008

MassPike trims more jobs

Springfield, MA – The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has further tightened its belt by trimming 28 jobs in a move expected to save the agency about $1 million. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:38 am
Fri July 11, 2008

9/11 family letter protests WTC memorial delays

NY – Several Sept. 11 family members are writing to protest a recent report that says the memorial won't be built in
time for the terrorist attacks' 10th anniversary. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
5:59 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Green Living Expo

Great Barrington, MA – Beginning tomorrow, Great Barrington will host a two-day Green and Health Living Expo. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this preview;

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WAMC News
5:55 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Greener living and higher gasoline prices shutters one business

Great Barrington, MA – Interest in greener living and increased gasoline prices are steering motorists away from purchasing larger trucks and SUVs. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief,
Carrie Saldo, has this look at the implications for one business there;

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Vox Pop
3:37 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Gardening 7/11/08

Albany, NY – Fred Breglia from the Landis Arboretum, Dorthe Hviid from Berkshire Botanical and Greg Ward from Ward's Nursery join host Glenn Busby for a lively discussion about plants and gardening. You'll dig it.

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WAMC News
3:35 am
Fri July 11, 2008

State Officials Praise Holyoke Geriatric Project

Holyoke, MA – Officials in Holyoke Massachusetts are looking for financial help from the state of Massachusetts to build a facility that they say could be a national model for providing long term care for elders in an urban setting... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:29 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Officials Put a Hold on Closing Gaps in New York Canal Trail

Albany, NY – The downspiraling economy has caught up with bicyclists in the Mohawk Valley... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explains.

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WAMC New York News
12:37 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Saving the Pine Bush: Still Much To Be Done

The Karner Blue Butterfly makes its home in the Pine Bush.

Schenectady, NY – The area between Schenectady and Albany known as The Pine Bush has been the subject of debate pitting environmentalist against developers for more than three decades. An activist who has dedicated much of his adult life to saving the pine bush says there is still much to be done and a lot more researchers still don't understand about the unique ecosystem Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC News
12:29 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Medical Associates President: Survey to be taken with 'grain of salt.'

Berkshire County, MA – A patient survey of 400 primary care practices in Massachusetts gave doctors strong marks for communication, but found room for improvement in other areas of care giving. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report

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WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Snowmobile Maintenance Funding to Nearly Double

Plattsburgh, NY – New York State is nearly doubling the amount of funding dedicated to snowmobile clubs' trail maintenance to more than five million dollars. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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