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WAMC News
12:06 am
Fri November 16, 2007

West Mass. residents to see minimal increase in natural gas heating bills

Western, MA – While the U.S. Department of Energy projects up to a 10 percent increase in the cost of natural gas to customers this heating season, Western Massachusetts residents who use natural gas will see little to no increase in their gas bill. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New York News
11:44 am
Thu November 15, 2007

New Group To Boost Belleayre Resort

Andes, NY – It took years to get approval from the state and there are still environmental groups that won't sign on, but a new group of supporters says the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park is just what the region needs.

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7:14 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Word For The Wise #3374

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3374--11/15/07: Two minutes, and that's all she wrote

WAMC New York News
4:03 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Voting Machine Mess

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Hudson Valley, NY – New York is the last state in the country to comply with new voting laws and the justice department is threatening another lawsuit. County officials say they'll do what's required, but they're not sure what that is.

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WAMC New York News
2:34 am
Thu November 15, 2007

GE Groundbreaking On New Plant

North Greenbush, NY – State and local officials broke ground on a Multi-Million Dollar General Electric High-Tech Production Facility in North Greenbush. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
2:28 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Sheriff Wants Privatized Health Care For Jail Inmates

Albany, NY – There's a tug of war between the Albany County Sheriff's Department and the CSEA over privatizing health care at the Albany County Jail. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
1:58 am
Thu November 15, 2007

LIHEAP offers some relief ...

Tri-state area – With the heating season upon us, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report on the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program;

LIHEAP Resources:
New York:
http://liheap.ncat.org/profiles/NY.htm

Vermont:
http://www.liheap.ncat.org/profiles/Vermont.htm

Massachusetts:
http://www.liheap.ncat.org/profiles/Mass.
htm

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WAMC News
1:02 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Regional Economic Slump Predicted

Boston, MA – An economic report assessing New England indicates the region is caught up in the nation's economic slow-down and forecasters do not expect a rebound until after 2008. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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WAMC New York News
11:50 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Research Institution Receives High Ranking from Science Journal

Saranac Lake, NY – The Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake has garnered top rankings in a prestigious scientific journal as a place to work and as an academic institution. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
11:16 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Chris Matthews (aired 11/5/07)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Hardball's Chris Matthews about his book "Life's a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me About Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation, and Success."

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