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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:10 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Paralyzed Middlebury College senior hopes to improve safety conditions in ski racing

Middlebury, VT – A Middlebury College senior who was paralyzed in a skiing accident two years ago is back on the slopes, hoping to improve safety conditions and awareness in ski racing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:06 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Vermont residents are opting to decide Town Meeting Day issues the old fashioned way

Manchester, Vermont – Manchester, Vermont residents are opting to decide most Town Meeting Day issues the old fashioned way: from the floor during the open meeting. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:03 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Tuesday is Town Meeting Day in Vermont

VT – Tuesday is Town Meeting Day, Vermont's annual exercise in democracy, which coincides this year with a closely watched presidential primary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:01 am
Tue March 4, 2008

A judge has ordered the state of Vermont to pay attorneys' fees

VT – A judge has ordered the state of Vermont to pay attorneys' fees in a case in which the Vermont State Employees Association sought records dealing with the state's use of private investigators to monitor employees getting workers' compensation benefits. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:58 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Clinton's presidential campaign says there's a lot of energy for her in Vermont

VT – The chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign says there's a lot of energy for her in Vermont and she will prove pundits wrong who say she'll be blown out by rival Barack Obama in Tuesday's presidential primary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:48 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Developer: tight credit market delays NY hotel, 45 workers idled

Syracuse, NY – Destiny USA is laying off 45 workers. The
Syracuse-based mall developer says the downturn in financial markets is making it difficult to obtain financing for a planned
$450 million, 1,342-room hotel. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:45 am
Tue March 4, 2008

NY gets a B-minus in report on state governments

NY – New York state got a B-minus on a scorecard
released by The Pew Center on the States that looked at the effectiveness of state governments. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:42 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Heart Safe Program in Ulster County

Ulster County, NY – Ulster County, NY Legislature Chairman David Donaldson Monday announced formation of a task force to implement a Heart Safe Program in the county. WAMC's Hank Gross Has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:39 am
Tue March 4, 2008

New York State Senator John Bonacic calls for more school funding

NY – New York State Senator John Bonacic, a Mount Hope republican, called for the state legislature to fully fund school funding commitments made last year, to restoring $350 million in foundation aid , to the proposed state budget. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Tue March 4, 2008

$2.5 million to remediate contamination found in Fulton

Fulton, NY – It's going to cost the state $2.5 million to remediate contamination found at the three acre former Duso Chemical Site on Fulton Street in the Town of Poughkeepsie, NY. The property was the site of a chemical fire in the early 1960s and that is suspected to have released a large quantity of unknown materials, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, which along with the state Health Department, has proposed a remediation plan. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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