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WAMC New York News
6:50 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Westchester may be first to outlaw text messaging while driving

Westchester County, NY – Westchester County could very well become the first county in New York's Hudson Valley to outlaw text messaging while driving. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:48 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Dutchess County Legislature rejected the elimination of a $100 tuition increase

NY – By a 12-12 vote, the Dutchess County, NY Legislature Monday night rejected a proposed Dutchess Community College budget that would have eliminated a $100 tuition increase for full-time students. One lawmaker was absent. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:45 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Hybrid Thrush found on Stratton Mountain

Stratton, VT – A group of Vermont scientists who specialize in a bird called the Bicknell's Thrush say they've found what appears to be a hybrid on Stratton Mountain. 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
6:43 am
Tue July 15, 2008

VT plans to clean up more than a dozen streams

VT – The state of Vermont's plans to clean up more than a dozen streams fouled by stormwater runoff are taking longer than some expected, and critics warn that costs will rise the longer it takes to address them. 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
6:41 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Heating aid program will start five months early

VT – Central Vermont Public Service, which has run an emergency home heating aid program for more than 20 years, is starting the program five months early this year in anticipation of a grave situation among people overwhelmed by high fuel costs. 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
6:39 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Essex School shootings trial

Burlington, Vt – There were emotional moments in court Monday in Burlington, Vermont, where the man accused in the Essex School shootings in 2006 broke down in tears at his trial. 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
6:37 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Dubie says VT must crack down on sex offenders

VT – Vermont Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie says the state must crack down on sex offenders, and he's calling on the Legislature to convene a special session next month to pass new laws doing so. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:35 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Poll: Upstate NY's grumpier over future

Albany, NY – A new poll shows upstate New Yorkers are
more likely to be sour on the Empire State's future and the chances of them being part of it than residents of New York City and its
suburbs. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:33 am
Tue July 15, 2008

$10k fines for heavy trucks at NY bridges, tunnels

NY – Truck drivers carrying overweight loads are
risking heavy fines if they try to cross New York City's bridges and tunnels. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:31 am
Tue July 15, 2008

NY's Rangel to move office from low-rent NYC apt

NY – A newspaper reports that U.S. Rep. Charles B.
Rangel will move his campaign office out of one of four. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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