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Capitol Connection
2:59 am
Sat July 12, 2008

The Capitol Connection #828

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs with the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). Flynn talks about NYSNA's involvement in the political process in New York and the issues they would like to see addressed. They'll also talk about what's being done to address the nursing shortage in New York, mandatory overtime and much more.

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Fri July 11, 2008

November election ballot questions has been set

MA – The order has been set for the three questions that will be on the November election ballot in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:17 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Benefits for gay couples can't be applied retroactively

MA – The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that marriage benefits for gay couples can't be applied retroactively to the time before same-sex marriage was legalized in the state. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Internet providers have removed newsgroups

NY – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says two of the nation's largest Internet providers have removed newsgroups
that featured child pornography. More from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:12 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Blood shortage in NY

NY – The American Red Cross is making an appeal for blood donations, as we hear in this report from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:07 am
Fri July 11, 2008

A Senate committee has approved $4 million for Hudson Valley projects

NY – A Senate committee has approved $4 million for two projects in New York's Hudson Valley. $2 million of that would be for a study to connect commuter service from Salisbury Mills to Stewart Airport at Newburgh, NY. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Fri July 11, 2008

The number of Lyme cases is up in the Hudson Valley is about to peak

NY – The number of Lyme cases is up in the Hudson Valley and health officials say its probably about to peak. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Residents of an apartment building after carbon monoxide leak

Poughkeepsie, NY – Residents of an apartment building in Poughkeepsie were back in their homes, but without heat and hot water while officials try to find the source of a carbon monoxide leak. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
6:56 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Edwards is criticizing Connecticut's governor

Hartford,CT – Former Democratic presidential candidate
John Edwards is criticizing Connecticut's governor for vetoing an increase in the state's minimum wage. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Very small population growth in CT

Hartford,CT – The Connecticut State Data Center says
figures from last year show the population growth in the state is very small. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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