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2:32 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Pittsfield mayoral candidates share views

Pittsfield, MA – With the general election approaching the two Pittsfield, Massachusetts mayoral candidates met for their final public forum Tuesday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details:

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WAMC News
2:24 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Addressing obesity

Pittsfield, MA – Statistics show childhood obesity isn't a problem that kids will outgrow - overweight adolescents are 80 percent more likely to be obese in adulthood. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on this problem and how a number of health officials in the Berkshires believe it should be tackled;

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WAMC News
2:07 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Northampton Indy Film Festival Begins

Northampton, MA – The Northampton Independent Film Festival kicks off tonight in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief, Paul Tuthill has a preview.....

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WAMC News
2:04 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Broadband Tests Underway In Rural Areas

Worthington, MA – An important test is underway in Western Massachusetts as part of the effort to bring high speed internet service to the rural areas of the state that have no access to broadband..WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC News
12:22 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Vermont Raising Awareness of Insurance Availability

Montpelier, VT – The state of Vermont and advocacy groups are redoubling their efforts to get all Vermonters enrolled in health insurance programs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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5:17 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Mary Kahl -- Extended

Albany, NY – Policies matter in a presidential election, but let's face it: so does image. It's spin season in the U.S., and Hillary Clinton has assembled quite a team of masters to help her create a trustworthy image. In fact, many criticize Clinton of over-planning her public persona. As the first woman front-runner for president, she's got a bevvy of expectations to contend with - and everything seems fair game for analysis, from her demeanor to her wardrobe to her laugh.

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WAMC News
5:02 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Vermont Town Institutes Immigrant ID Policy

Middlebury, VT – Officers with the Middlebury, Vermont Police Department will not ask a person's immigration status unless the individual is suspected of a crime. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:26 am
Thu November 1, 2007

NY Proposes $175 Billion for Transportation

Albany, NY – Governor Eliot Spitzer's Transportation Commissioner wants New York to borrow Billions of dollars over the next 20 years to repair and replace bridges, highways, rail and air facilities statewide.
Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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4:14 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Word For The Wise #3364

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3364--11/01/07: The subject of the show...

WAMC News
4:06 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Congressmen Introduce Legislation to Lower Heating Oil Prices

Washington, DC – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch was joined by New Jersey Congressman Robert Andrews, the head of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association and the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity on a conference call with media, low income advocates and fuel dealers from across the country this morning. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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