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WAMC New England News
7:27 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Connecticut's middle class and poor families pay a higher Percentage of taxes than the wealthy

CT – A new report shows Connecticut's middle class and poor families pay a higher percentage of their income in state sales and local taxes than the wealthiest families. WAMC's Carrie Saldo reports

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Expanding costs for a new commuter rail maintenance center

New Haven, CT – The governor of Connecticut's budget chief and acting transportation commissioner say they should have kept state lawmakers better informed of the expanding costs for a new commuter rail maintenance center in New Haven. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC News
5:01 am
Wed April 16, 2008

The Mount officials hope to keep working

Lenox, MA – The Mount Estate and Gardens, once home to author Edith Wharton, has secured a gift that could result in its opening to the public in May. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, has more;

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WAMC News
4:52 am
Wed April 16, 2008

New Booster Seat Law in Mass.

Boston, MA – Come mid-July parents in Massachusetts will need to make sure they are complying with a tougher booster seat law. Many Government officials, members of law enforcement, and medical professionals say the law could result in fewer car-crash related injuries for children. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New York News
3:35 am
Wed April 16, 2008

DEC and Land Trust Alliance Announce Grants

Albany, NY – Today the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Land Trust Alliance announced a major investment in land conservation. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:21 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Pets and Vets 4/16/08

Albany, NY – Sue Sternberg and Dr. Ronald Scharf return for a lively and engaging discussion about pets and pet behavior. Glenn Busby hosts.

2:17 am
Wed April 16, 2008

How to Save Your Life #079

Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Eric Braverman, Director of The Place for Achieving Total Health. Dr. Braverman talks about how to achieve total body health by focusing on the connection between body and brain. They'll talk about the warning signs of dementia and what to do about it. Also, they'll talk about the four major areas of brain dysfunction including energy dysfunction, cognitive dysfunction, mood dysfunction and sleep dysfunction.

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WAMC New York News
2:16 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Milan - Fighting from Without and Within

Milan, NY – As one deadline for written comments on a massive golf development approaches, residents of one of the towns involved finds itself fighting not only outside forces, but itself. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has an update.

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WAMC News
2:15 am
Wed April 16, 2008

City Counts Energy Savings From Buildings Upgrades

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts has completed phase one of an effort to make its municipal buildings more energy efficient.. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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The Book Show
2:08 am
Wed April 16, 2008

The Book Show #1030

Albany, NY – Novelist Valerie Martin turns the table on Book Show host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, and interviews her for her new book "Mr. and Mrs. Prince," the dramatic story of two remarkable former slaves in New England.

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