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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Keep Putnam Beautiful Works on its Goal to Beautify Putnam.

Putnam County, NY – The head of Keep Putnam Beautiful in Putnam County, NY would like to use some of the practices and programs of Sullivan Renaissance as it works on its goal to beautify Putnam.Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:05 am
Tue February 19, 2008

The Long Dock Beacon Site Does Not Pose a Significant Threat to Human Health and the Environment.

Beacon, NY – Two New York State agencies have determined the Long Dock Beacon site does not pose a significant threat to human health and the environment. The determination by the state departments of Environmental Conservation and Health come as a draft remedial work plan for cleanup of contamination on the almost nine acre former industrial site is about to be available for public comment.

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Dutchess County, NY Officials will be Conducting an Analysis of Wildlife

Dutchess County, NY – Dutchess County, NY officials will be conducting an analysis of wildlife surrounding the county airport in an effort to make flying safer. The Dutchess County Airport and the US Department of Agriculture will study how they can potentially relocate some of the wildlife on the property without harming their habitat.Hank Gross Reports...

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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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