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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Wed June 11, 2008

$6 million in state money for cleaner coal power plant

Jamestown, Chautauqua County – New York Gov. David Paterson is committing up to $6 million in state money to help build a new, cleaner coal power plant in Jamestown, Chautauqua County. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports he plant would serve as a demonstration facility for a technology that captures carbon dioxide and stores it away
underground.

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WAMC New England News
6:59 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Massachusetts is stepping up its outreach against domestic violence

MA – With the number of domestic violence triple what is was in 2005, Massachusetts is stepping up its outreach in an effort to save lives. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo;

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Election 2008
6:57 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Two groups work to register 10,000 new Latino voters

CT – Connecticut election officials and Hispanic organizations are kicking off a statewide effort to register at least 10,000 new Latino voters. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Wed June 11, 2008

CT will approve $2.5 million to provide fuel efficient burners

CT – Connecticut lawmakers say they plan to approve $2.5 million to provide fuel efficient burners and furnaces to more than 3,000 low-income and elderly families. This report from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC News
5:40 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Police To Collect Race Data to Help Assess Racial Bias

Burlington, VT – Four law enforcement departments in Vermont's most populous county will begin a program this summer to record the race of individuals at traffic stops and other detentions. It's part of a community program to promote police transparency and accountability. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:03 am
Wed June 11, 2008

PVTA Fare Hike Approved

Springfield, MA – The cost of a bus trip to work or for shopping in Hampshire and Hampden counties in Massachusetts is going up. The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Advisory Board has approved a round of fare increases that will take effect July First. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC New York News
4:59 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Capital Region Drug Ring Broken

NYS Attorney General Andrew Cuomo
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Albany, NY – The New York Attorney Generals' "Guns, Gangs and Drugs" initiative has dealt upstate drug traffic a major blow, thanks to a Multi-Agency Crackdown ... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Election 2008
4:46 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Past Presidential Candidates Popular VP Picks

Albany, NY – Past presidential candidates would make the best vice presidents for Barack Obama and John McCain, several New York callers said on WAMC's "Vox Pop," hosted by Alan Chartock.

The top contenders for the VP jobs, according to the callers, included former presidential candidates Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Fred Thompson, and Mitt Romney, and Joe Biden.

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WAMC New York News
4:00 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Hudson Valley's Middle Class Priced Out of Town

New Paltz, NY – Two studies out today show the middle class can't afford to live in the Hudson Valley anymore and an annual forum today unveiled a new plan for area counties to cooperate on finding a solution. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports

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1:41 am
Wed June 11, 2008

How to Save Your Life #087

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Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Herbert Pardes, President and CEO of New York Presbyterian Health Care System. As a hospital administrator, Dr. Pardes talks about what can be done to lower healthcare costs and expand access to the uninsured. They'll also talk about how to create a culture of prevention to address the growing obesity epidemic and much more.

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