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WAMC New England News
7:41 am
Tue May 27, 2008

City to decide if Al-Jazeera should stay on cable

Burlington, VT – Two citizen committees that oversee
Burlington Telecom's cable television offerings will decide if the system should continue to broadcast the Arab television network Al-Jazeera. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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7:07 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Word For The Wise #3512

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3512--05/27/08: That's gumshoe to you, pal

WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Tue May 27, 2008

$72.9 million project to rehabilitate State Route 9

Peekskill, NY – The New York State Transportation Department has awarded a $72.9 million project to rehabilitate State Route 9, including the replacement of four bridges, in the City of Peekskill. Perini Corporation of Peekskill won the contract. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Memorial Day parade

Newburgh, NY – It was perhaps the largest turnout in years as hundreds of people lined the entire length of Broadway in Newburgh, NY Monday as the city honored the memory of America's war dead during its Memorial Day parade and service at Washington's Headquarters. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:59 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Memorial Day ceremonies all have common theme

Dutchess County, NY – No matter which Memorial Day ceremony you attended Monday, there was a common theme - the day is more than just barbecues and shopping. It's a day that we set aside for those that gave us the opportunity to have weekends like this, said Dutchess County, NY Veterans Service Agency Director Nelson Rivera at a service held in Poughkeepsie. To remember the ones who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. That's what this day is about, and that's what I want people to realize. Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:56 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Returning NYS veterans will find a good portfolio of benefits

Sullivan County – Returning New York State veterans will find a good portfolio of benefits , says the state's Director of Veterans' Affairs, Jim McDonough, guest speaker at Sullivan County's Memorial Day observance. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:53 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Residents who gave their lives in Iraq were remembered Monday

Sullivan County, NY – Catalin Dima, White Anthony Kaiser, Kenneth VonRonn the three Sullivan County, NY residents who have given their lives in Iraq. They, and countless others, who have died in service of their nation, and their home county, were remembered in a Memorial Day ceremony at the County Government Center in Monticello. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Putnam County liquor store owner says robbers torched his store

Lake Carmel N.Y. – Police are investigating a Putnam
County businessman's report that four men tied him up, stole cash and merchandise and set his liquor store on fire. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:47 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State veterans tuition program doubled this year

Albany,NY – Governor Paterson chose the Memorial Day
weekend to remind New York's combat veterans that the state's college tuition assistance program has been expanded. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue May 27, 2008

State tax credit program draws critics

MA – The state program that offers tax credits and
sales tax exemptions for companies making moves in Massachusetts,is also benefiting producers of commercials.

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