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WAMC New York News
12:16 am
Mon December 3, 2007

Mayor Asks State Leaders to Act on NY Racing

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Albany, NY – The Mayor of Saratoga Springs is calling on state government leaders to set aside politics and put an end to the uncertainty about the future of New York's Racing Industry. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
12:12 am
Mon December 3, 2007

Deck those halls, and decrease those bills

Berkshire County, MA – As Berkshire County communities deck the halls this holiday season, a number are weighing whether a higher up-front cost is worth its weight in energy conservation and long-term savings. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

*** Old incandescent holiday lights can be sent to this recycling program through Dec. 20:

HolidayLEDs.com
Attn: Recycling Program
120 W. Michigan Ave., Suite 1403
Jackson, MI


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WAMC News
11:42 am
Fri November 30, 2007

New Hydro Contract Feeds New York Power to Seven States

Montpelier, VT – Municipal and cooperative electric utilities in Vermont and six other states will get bargain-basement prices on power, courtesy of a new contract with the New York Power Authority. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
11:26 am
Fri November 30, 2007

December Roundtable Reads - Edward Schwarzschild - The Family Diamond (aired 11/30/07)

Albany, NY – Edward Schwarzschild joins Joe and Julia in Studio A to get everyone revved up for this month's Roundtable Reads!

WAMC New York News
10:41 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Control of Saratoga Water Project May Shift Back to County

Albany, NY – With New York State holding up a permit needed to complete construction, the Saratoga County Water Authority may have to hand the reins of its $67 million water project back to the county. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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6:39 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Word For The Wise #3385

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3385--11/30/07: Not so fast, you...

WAMC News
5:39 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Tanglewood announces 2008 season

Great Barrington, MA – The Berkshire's most-attended summertime cultural venue, Tanglewood, will host Boston Symphony's premiere performance of the opera The Trojans; the final performance of a well-known trio; and a new work by the Mark Morris Dance Group. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on its plans for 2008;

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WAMC News
5:26 am
Fri November 30, 2007

DPH grants in Western Mass.

Western, MA – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a report that for the first time, provides data covering a range of health topics broken down by region, race and ethnicity. And grant funds were allocated to organizations working to combat health disparities at the local level.

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WAMC News
5:17 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Sen. President visits Berkshire Biodiesel

Pittsfield, MA – There are three bio-diesel refineries planned for construction in Massachusetts. Thursday, State Senate President Therese Murray toured the Pittsfield site, which would be the largest producer of the alternative fuel source in the state. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC News
5:02 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Vermont Yankee License Renewal Schedule Delayed

Vernon, VT – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will take longer than normal to process the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant's application for license renewal. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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