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WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Leaders urge Governor Spitzer to rethink two proposals

Hudson Valley, NY – Hudson Valley leaders and officials from the New York State Association of Counties gathered in Westchester County Tuesday to urge Governor Spitzer to rethink two proposals in proposed 2008-2009 state budget that will place more of the financial burden on counties around the state, and to tell him they have had enough with his spending policies. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:01 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Bank robbery Suspect held in Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY – Police are questioning a man in connection with Tuesday's bank robbery in Matamoras, Pa. Eastern Pike Regional Police say a suspect is in custody in New York's Hudson Valley. He was apprehended hours after the 2 p.m. heist at the Citizens Bank branch on Pennsylvania Avenue. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:56 am
Wed March 5, 2008

High school free speech case goes before federal appeals court

Burlington, CT – A federal appeals court has heard arguments in the free speech case of a Connecticut teenager, who claims officials at her high school improperly barred her from serving on
the student council because of what she wrote in an Internet blog. WAMC's Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
6:54 am
Wed March 5, 2008

New York railroad crossing accidents up in 2007

NY – New data released this week show a steep
rise in accidents at railroad crossings and those involving people trespassing on tracks in New York state. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more

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WAMC New York News
6:52 am
Wed March 5, 2008

University Hospital says it's splitting with United Healthcare

Syracuse, NY – University Hospital in Syracuse plans to
cut ties with United Healthcare on April 1st because it says the health insurer has failed to pay $1.5 million dollars in claims dating back to 2001. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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5:16 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Word For The Wise #3453

Albany – Word For The Wise #3453--03/05/08: Here kitty, kitty kitty...

WAMC News
3:46 am
Wed March 5, 2008

City Seeks Catalyst For Reviving Downtown

Springfield, MA – Officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts are reviewing proposals to re-development a long vacant complex of buildings in the heart of downtown. They hope the development of the properties, known commonly as Court Square, will be a catalyst for reviving the city's downtown economy.....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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The Roundtable
3:37 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Stephanie Copeland (aired 3/4/08) 2 of 2

Albany, NY – Julia continues her talk with Stephanie Copeland, the director and president of author Edith Warton's mansion, The Mount in Lennox, Massachusetts. The Mount is at risk of foreclosure due to it's unpaid mortgage.

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Vox Pop
3:20 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Editorial Page 3/5/08

Albany, NY – Helen Desfosses is here to take a look at the results of "Super Tuesday II." Glenn Busby hosts.

WAMC New York News
3:20 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Belleayre Ski Improvements Scaled Back

Highmount, NY – Opponents and supporters of the proposed Belleayre resort are expressing disappointment with the state's decision not to expand the Belleayre Ski Center on the east side. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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