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WAMC New York News
7:49 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Sullivan County new jail.

Sullivan County, NY – Sullivan County lawmakers are expected to talk about a new jail, and how to pay for it, today. Susan Barnett has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:47 am
Fri January 25, 2008

New York State Park Department Protects 1,300 acres

Hudson, NY – The New York State Parks Department Thursday announces the protection of three properties totaling over 1,300 acres of land along the Fishkill Ridge, adjacent to Hudson Highlands State Park.

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WAMC New York News
7:47 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Indian Point nuclear power plant.

Indian Point, NY – A college survey shows that more than half the residents polled in neighboring counties want the Indian Point nuclear power plant kept open. Susan Barnett has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:44 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Hinchey Calls for a 90-day Moratorium on Home Foreclosures

Hudson Valley NY – Saying that the nation is in a recession, Hudson Valley, NY Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-Hurley) Thursday called on Congress and the White House to place a 90-day moratorium on home foreclosures as part of their stimulus package to give relief to overburdened homeowners. The 22nd Congressional District representative asked officials at a housing forum at SUNY New Paltz Thursday to support that relief in light of the current economic conditions in the country, and its housing market woes.

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WAMC New York News
7:41 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Newburgh police officers.

Newburgh, NY – Five Newburgh police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in connection with the death of a young city man last year. Susan Barnett reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Kingston Gay and Lebian Outreach.

Kingston, NY – The Kingston chapter of a gay and lesbian outreach group is hosting a meeting with a top state official while its court battle continues with the city. Susan Barnett reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Insufficient Evident to File Criminal Charges Against Five Newburgh Cops

Newburgh, NY – Civil rights attorney Michael Sussman Thursday asked New York Governor Spitzer to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate cases of police involved deaths. Sussman's call came one day after an Orange County grand jury said it found insufficient evident to file criminal charges against five Newburgh City police officers in connection with the death of 25-year-old Nathaniel Cobbs of Newburgh last summer.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:34 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Catamount Health insurance plan.

Vermont – Some Vermont health care advocates want to make it easier for people to sign up for the state's new Catamount Health insurance plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:34 am
Fri January 25, 2008

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a notice of violation in Buchanan, NY

Buchanan, NY – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Thursday issued a notice of violation and proposed a civil penalty of $650,000 against Entergy for its continued failure to comply with NRC orders to fully implement a new emergency notification system with back-up power for its Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:27 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Chittenden DWI Dismissal

Chittenden County, Vermont – The Chittenden County, Vermont prosecutor is dismissing a driving under the influence charge brought by a Colchester police officer. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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