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WAMC New York News
9:31 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Mobile food pantry program runs out of food.

Binghamton, NY – A mobile food pantry program was forced to turn away about 100 families in Binghamton Wednesday after the food ran out. Sarah LaDuke reports...

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WAMC New England News
9:26 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Patrick's Budget Proposal

Lanesborough, MA – The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that communities in the Berkshires saw some increases in local aid when Governor Deval Patrick's 28.2 billion dollar budget was filed on Wednesday, with the bulk of the boost going to education and public safety. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
9:22 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Regulators meet banks on bond insurance plan.

Albany, NY – State official met with large investment banks as part of a previously announced series of measures to prop up the bond insurance industry. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
9:16 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Senate confirms Spitzer's tax commissioner

Albany, NY – New York has a new tax man. the state government has confirmed Governor Eliot Spitzer's nominee to be State Taxation and Finance Commissioner. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
8:55 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Spitzer adds two new press officers.

Albany, NY – State Officials met with large investment banks as part of a previously announced series of measures to prop up the bond insurance industry. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
4:18 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Zogby Poll: Americans Worried

Albany, NY – It's no secret: the economy is on the skids, and Americans are worried. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with John Zogby about a new poll commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

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WAMC News
3:25 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Unions Unhappy With New Hampshire Fairpoint Recommendation

Burlington, VT – The staff of New Hampshire's Public Utilities Commission has recommended that the sale of Verizon's land line service to Fairpoint Communications be approved. The unions opposing the deal - which would affect three New England States - say the regulators are not addressing the right issues. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
3:24 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Neil Sheehan - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Buchanon, NY – The NRC is proposing a 650 thousand dollar fine against Indian Point in connection with ongoing problems with a new siren system.

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WAMC New York News
3:24 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Hudson Alderman violates probation.

Hudson, NY – A former city of Hudson alderman was back in court this week, charged with violating his probation. Susan Barnett reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:22 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Dutchess County Men Charged with Burglaries.

Dutchess County – Two Dutchess County men are charged with a string of 30 burglaries in the area. Susan Barnett reports...

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