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6:58 am
Fri May 2, 2008

John Olsen throws his support toHillary Clinton

CT – John Olsen, a super delegate at the Democratic convention, is throwinghis support to presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Fri May 2, 2008

A medical group that was criticized for its national guidelines for Lyme disease

CT – A medical group that was criticized for its national guidelines for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease will reassess its findings following an investigation by the Connecticut attorney general. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New York News
6:41 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Lawmakers argued over whether village deserves its yearly property tax exemptions

Kiryas Joel, NY – Controversy between Orange County, NY and the Village of Kiryas Joel continued Thursday during a county legislature meeting where lawmakers argued over whether or not the village deserves its yearly property tax exemptions for a certain property given recent troubles over a trespassing and damage of property dispute.

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WAMC New York News
6:37 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding and Tax Reform formed

Ulster County, NY – Ulster County, NY has established a Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding and Tax Reform, and Frank Mauro, the executive director of Fiscal Policy Institute, spoke to those at SUNY New Paltz Thursday interested in the problem. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:34 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Criminal charges filed against Metro-North Railroad for fuel spill

Croton-on-Hudson, NY – The Westchester County Department of Public Safety Thursday filed criminal charges against the Metro-North Railroad and one of its supervisors in connection with a fuel spill at the Harmon Yard in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Wind turbine unanimously approved

Loch Sheldrake, NY – A wind turbine on the Sullivan County Community College campus in Loch Sheldrake, NY has the unanimous approval of the county legislature. The vote, delayed a week, to clarify contract issues and address concerns raised by the owner of nearby property, came with little additional debate.

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WAMC New York News
6:25 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Upstate vet kidnapped, killed in Iraq remembered at service

Buffalo, NY – A memorial service will be held this
morning in western New York for Jonathon Cote, the Army veteran kidnapped and killed while working as a security contractor
in Iraq. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
5:14 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Legislature Sends Specialty Beer Bill to Governor

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont legislature has moved a bill forward to the Governor's desk that would allow beer with a high alcohol content to be sold in stores across Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:04 am
Fri May 2, 2008

BCC students to present at national convention

Pittsfield, MA – A study of Iraq war veterans conducted by community college students in the Berkshires has caught the attention of the American Psychological Association. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, has the details;

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WAMC News
4:52 am
Fri May 2, 2008

River Pollution Projects Get Funding

Chicopee, MA – The Federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than one and one quarter million dollars to four new projects to clean up the Connecticut River in southern Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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