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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:43 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Vermont State Police say troopers fatally shot a man

VT – Vermont State Police say troopers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them in Bradford. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:41 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Douglas took his economic stimulus package to Vermont lawmakers

VT – Governor Jim Douglas took his economic stimulus package straight to Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday, appearing with a flip chart before a skeptical legislative committee to talk up a series of measures he unveiled over the weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:39 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Vermont has issued a Red Flag Warning

VT – The state of Vermont has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of the state for Thursday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC News
4:51 am
Thu April 24, 2008

The Mount gets second extension on foreclosure proceedings

Lenox, MA – The Mount Estate and Gardens in Lenox has been given another temporary reprieve by its creditors and will open on May 9, despite its financial woes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the latest;

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WAMC New York News
2:10 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Fighting Hunger and Building Bridges

Poughkeepsie, NY – A world-renowned expert on the problem of global poverty is speaking at Vassar College tonight. Professor Jeffrey Sachs is a best selling author, head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a special advisor to the UN's efforts to map a plan to wipe out extreme global poverty within the next 25 years. He spoke with Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett about the opportunities hidden within today's problems.

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WAMC News
12:46 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Hospice care industry is increasing, expert says

Lenox, MA – J. Donald Schumacher, an expert in the field of Hospice care was in the Berkshires earlier this week. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Schumacher says end of life care organizations need to be thinking differently in what is now a competitive market place;

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WAMC News
11:32 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Legislative Leaders Create Committee to Review Economic Stimulus Issues

Montpelier, VT – The leaders of the Vermont Legislature have created a committee to review Governor Jim Douglas' newly unveiled economic stimulus package and to explore ways to strengthen Vermont's economy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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10:23 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Word For The Wise #3488

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3488--04/23/08: With the time change, it's either half past Cervantes or quarter to Shakespeare

WAMC New York News
5:02 am
Wed April 23, 2008

NYRA: Going Forward

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Albany, NY – A few kinks still need "ironing out", but NYRA is gearing up for the summer racing season...Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports


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WAMC News
3:50 am
Wed April 23, 2008

International acts drawing crowds to the Colonial Theatre

Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre is entering its third season of arts and entertainment programming, after the historic restoration of the former vaudeville house in downtown Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

(Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television, which provided an audio feed of the event at the Colonial.)

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