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WAMC News
4:49 am
Fri October 12, 2007

Possible Wiretapping of Vermont Lawyer Under Investigation

St. Johnsbury, VT – A St. Johnsbury law firm that represents clients at Guantanamo Bay and in Afghanistan is warning its Vermont clients that the federal government may be monitoring its phones and computer system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
3:35 am
Fri October 12, 2007

Vox Pop: Weather 10/12/07

Albany, NY – Our favorite meteorologist is back to answer listener questions about the weather. Mike Landin is a meteorologist at the University at Albany's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Bob Barrett hosts.

WAMC New York News
3:24 am
Fri October 12, 2007

Kingston Shuts Down Welfare Motel

Kingston, NY – Some city officials want the Kings Inn bulldozed...former residents say it was better than some other subsidized temporary housing. And everyone agrees there's just not enough low income housing in the area.

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WAMC New York News
3:20 am
Fri October 12, 2007

Omega Goes for Green Platinum

Rhinebeck, NY – It's a revolutionary concept that makes use of a natural fact - wetlands are excellent filters. Omega's building a facility that will use a manmade version to filter all its wastewater.

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WAMC News
12:29 am
Fri October 12, 2007

State Plans To Develop Bike Path Network

Northampton, MA – The Patrick Administration is working on a plan to develop a network of bicycle paths on abandoned railroad beds in Massachusetts that could one day allow cyclists to peddle from the Berkshires to Boston. ... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC News
11:52 am
Thu October 11, 2007

First Hearing Assessing Vermont Civil Unions and Gay Marriage

Johnson, VT – The first public hearing by a commission tasked with reviewing the state of Vermont's civil union law was held Wednesday night. The Commission will be holding more hearings to gather comments on what changes should be made in the law and whether the state should consider extending it to a same-sex marriage statute. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
11:42 am
Thu October 11, 2007

Chamber to form energy co-op

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce has a plan it says could result in lower electricity bills for businesses in the county. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC News
11:37 am
Thu October 11, 2007

Massachusetts AG's office to communicate with businesses

Pittsfield, MA – Many businesses across Massachusetts are grappling with the impact energy costs are having on their bottom lines. The state's Attorney General's office is forging a partnership with the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, in hopes of improving communication around the issue of electricity rates; More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC News
11:29 am
Thu October 11, 2007

WTBR, FM, Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – Radio broadcasting is among the newest internship credit options available to students at Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The station, which had fallen into dis-repair has been back on the air waves for a year;
WAMC's Carrie Saldo recently spent the afternoon at WTBR and filed this report

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The Roundtable
10:57 am
Thu October 11, 2007

Joe and Julia with Billie Best 10/11/07

Albany, NY – Joe and Julia speaks with Billie Best of the Regional Farm and Food Project.

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