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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:00 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Cleanup of flooding from Saturday night's rainstorm continues

Rutland, VT – The cleanup of flooding from Saturday night's rainstorm continues in Rutland, Vermont, where the state's A-S-A Bloomer Building remains closed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:35 am
Wed June 18, 2008

EPA wants GE to submit additional cleaning plan details for the Housatonic

MA – The Environmental Protection Agency for cwill require General Electric to submit additional details about its plans cleaning up the next portion of the Housatonic River. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the latest;

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WAMC New England News
6:31 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Rell directing all state agency heads to freeze spending

CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell is directing all state agency heads to freeze spending for the final days of the current fiscal year. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:29 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Dodd says he got no special treatment from Countrywide

Hartford,CT – Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd says he got no special treatment from Countrywide Financial Corp. on two mortgatges. An update from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:28 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Blumenthal wants rate cuts for Connecticut Natural Gas

Hartford, Ct – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and the state Office of Consumer Counsel want rate cuts for Connecticut Natural Gas after the utility reported more profit than regulators allow. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:26 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Springfield MA has voted for a 531 million dollar budget

Springfield, MA – The city council in Springfield Massachusetts has voted for a 531 million dollar budget for the fiscal year that starts July First. This marks the first time elected officials have had a say over city spending since the state appointed a finance control board four years ago.WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
6:22 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Hundreds join president in mourning Russert

Washington D.C. – A private funeral will be held in Washington
today for Buffalo native Tim Russert, host of the Sunday morning talk show ``Meet the Press.'' WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:19 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Bill to protect drinking water gets final approval

Albany,NY – A bill increasing penalties for
contaminating public drinking water supplies has received final legislative approval.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
5:42 am
Wed June 18, 2008

SUNY Trustees Approve Additional Budget Cuts

Albany, NY – The State University of New York Board of Trustees has agreed to further system-wide budget cuts. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
4:49 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Barbara Kingsolver (part 1 - aired 6/17/08)

Albany, NY – Barbara Kingsolver speaks with Joe Donahue about her best-selling book, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - now out in paperback.

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