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WAMC New England News
7:40 am
Fri February 22, 2008

EPA says Connecticut companies increased toxic pollutants

Hartford, CT – Federal environmental officials say Connecticut companies pumped out slightly more toxic pollutants in 2006 than in 2005. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri February 22, 2008

NYRI costs rise but cheaper power predicted upstate

New York State – The company proposing a controversial power line in central New York says the project's price tag has jumped to more than $2 billion, but it will deliver lower electricity prices across the state over the long term.

WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Potential Shortage of Public Health Workers in NY

Albany, NY – Health officials say New York is facing a
potential shortage of public health workers as large numbers of them plan to retire and others plan to leave the field. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:35 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Ulster County police make marijuana arrests

Kingston, NY – Authorities in Ulster county say they've arrested several people who they believe are part of a multi-state drug ring that brought hundreds of pounds of marijuana into Kingston from Arizona. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:28 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Ice Fishermen Face Poaching Charges

Lake George, NY – Four ice fishermen face charges they pulled nearly 500 fish from an Adirondack lake - about 300 fish over the legal limit. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:19 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Vermont Church Burglarized

Derby, VT – The pastor of a Derby, Vermont church that was vandalized in December and burglarized earlier this week says he doesn't know if the two incidents were connected. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:58 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Sanders Condemns Nuclear Power Plant Workshop

VT – Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is condemning federal regulators for holding a workshop to discuss issues related to extending the operations of the country's nuclear power plants past 60 years. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:45 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Budget and Staff Shortages Threaten VT Police

VT – Some state officials say staff shortages and an upcoming budget shortfall could jeopardize the Vermont State Police force. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:41 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Vermont Senate Committee Considers Eliminating the Electoral College

VT – A Vermont Senate committee is considering a bill that would elect the U.S. President and Vice-President by popular vote alone and eliminate the electoral college. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:43 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Brattleboro, Vermont has adopted a new policy on the use of tasers

Brattleboro, Vermont – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has adopted a new policy on the use of tasers following a critical report from an independent consultant who said two officers' use of the stun guns on two protesters was unnecessary and excessive . WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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