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WAMC New York News
6:45 am
Tue June 17, 2008

An appropriation of $800,000 is making its way through the House

Middletown, NY – An appropriation of $800,000 is making its way through a House of Representatives committee and the funding is targeting to be applied to the cost of the new $15.5 million water treatment plant under construction in the City of Middletown, NY. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:43 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Officials have broken ground on obility Management Facility

Sullivan County, NY – Sullivan County, NY officials broke ground on their new transportation facility Monday, kicking off a project already several years in the planning. In 2001, county officials began soliciting federal and state funds for the $2.7 million, 10,000 square foot, Mobility Management Facility, currently in the earth-moving stages across from the Sullivan County International Airport in the Town of Bethel. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:41 am
Tue June 17, 2008

JetBlue will consider adding more flights

Newburgh, NY – With AirTran Airways' termination of service from Stewart Airport in Newburgh, NY in early September, JetBlue, the other airline that provides daily Florida service will evaluate its ridership and consider adding more flights in the future. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:39 am
Tue June 17, 2008

AirTran Airways will going to continue flying

WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Senate, Assembly near authorities reform

Albany, NY – Senior New York legislators say they are
near agreement on landmark reform of state authorities that can borrow hundreds of millions of dollars, set fares and tolls, and
sell off state assets such as property development rights. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Singapore officials tour upstate prisons

Buffalo, NY – Prison officials from Singapore are touring
western New York correctional facilities to study general and clinical supervision practices. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
6:14 am
Tue June 17, 2008

EPA will require GE submit more details about pcb clean-up plans

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

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WAMC News
5:09 am
Tue June 17, 2008

AARP Survey Indicates Small Businesses Want Enrollment in State Insurance Plans

Burlington, VT – The AARP-Vermont has released the results of a survey of small business that shows health care costs continue to be a challenge. The AARP survey found that businesses with less than 50 employees would like the option to enroll in a state sponsored insurance plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:03 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Vermont Lawmaker Floats Four Day Work Week

Montpelier, VT – A Vermont legislator is proposing that state government and public schools shift to a four-day work week because of the skyrocketing cost of fuel. He says that would cut heating expenses for the state and save on commuting costs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
4:26 am
Tue June 17, 2008

VNY Property Tax Cap, Same Sex Marriage and VP Candidates 6/17/08

Albany, NY – Dr. Alan Chartock discusses these hot-button topics with WAMC listeners.

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