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WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Tue February 19, 2008

DEP Gives Go ahead to GE to Sample Sediment

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that The State Department of Environmental Protection has given General Electric permission to sample sediment in a cement-lined reservoir in a remote part of Springside Park in Pittsfield, MA. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:47 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Ben & Jerry's Founders Loan Campaign ObamaMobiles

VT – The founders of Ben & Jerry's have
endorsed Barack Obama, loaning the Vermont campaign two ``ObamaMobiles'' to tour the state and doling out ``Cherries for
Change'' ice cream. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Tue February 19, 2008

UConn Asks Board to Black History and Culture Degree Program

CT – The University of Connecticut is asking a state board for permission to launch a degree program in the study of black history and culture. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC New England News
5:20 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Rell's Medicaid Cuts are Causing Some Patients to Worry.

CT – advocates for state medicaid patients in Connecticut, who need interpreters say they worry cuts in governor Rell's budget proposal could jeopardize access to critical services. Katie Britton has more

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:14 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Vermont Legislators Divided over Housing Bill

VT – Vermont legislators are divided over a bill aimed at making it easier to build modestly priced housing closer to town centers in vermont. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC News
4:40 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Probes Sought In Sour Investment Case

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts recovered all of the money that was sunk into a questionable investment, but the finger-pointing and political fall-out continues.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New York News
4:08 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Schumer Vows To Attack Capital Region Housing Crisis

Albany, NY – Standing with Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings outside two recently rehabilitated homes in the city's Arbor Hill section, Senator Charles Schumer unveiled a plan to aggressively attack what he calls a "vacant housing crisis." Capital District Bureau chief Dave Lucas was there and files this report.

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Vox Pop
3:32 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Academy Awards 2/19/08

Albany, NY – Our favorite film experts, Audrey Kupferberg and Rob Edelman, are here to make their annual Academy Awards predictions. Julia Taylor hosts.

WAMC New York News
1:35 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Charter School Will Fight To Stay Open

Albany, NY – An area charter school is trying to save itself from state-mandated closure. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:31 am
Tue February 19, 2008

State Gives Harness Tracks Bigger Cut

Albany, NY – New York 's Harness Racing tracks have a new lease on life after state lawmakers passed a bill giving the state's eight racetrack/casinos more money. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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