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WAMC New York News
12:24 pm
Fri October 7, 2005

Pooper Scooper Law Causes Stink

Rhinebeck, NY – Officials in a Dutchess County town are voicing anger over tactics used by protesters against a "pooper scooper" law.

WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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WAMC New York News
12:11 pm
Fri October 7, 2005

Physicians Accuse Insurance Companies of Unfair Business Practices

Plattsburgh, NY – The Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center - generally known as CVPH - held a press conference this morning. Physicians in the region are concerned over what they say is a growing crisis -
unfair business practices of insurance companies. The physicians' say if the insurance companies continue to wield a heavy hand they will be unable to recruit new doctors and may lose existing practitioners. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:40 am
Fri October 7, 2005

Economic engine

Pittsfield, MA – A recently established corporation is working to attract new jobs to Berkshire County as well as educate the public about the thousands of jobs all ready available to the population.

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WAMC New York News
10:26 am
Fri October 7, 2005

North Adams Hospital Reaches Labor Truce with Workers

North Adams, MA – A tentative agreement has been reached between North Adams Regional Hospital officials and the hospital workers union. The agreement is expected to facilitate better communication at Northern Berkshire County's largest medical care provider. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details.

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WAMC New York News
6:21 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Havens Helps Cerebral Palsy Association

Annadale-On-Hudson, NY – In 1969, Richie Havens, a folk singer from Brooklyn, New York electrified an audience of over half a million people with his opening performance at Woodstock.
On October 16th, Havens will return to the Woodstock area to entertain on behalf of the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:12 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

GE Begins Dredging of Hudson River

Albany, NY – General Electric and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement on the clean-up of PCBs in the Hudson River.
However, many environmental groups are not enthusiastic about the decision.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has the latest

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WAMC New York News
4:48 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Heath Care Workers Picket For Own Heath Care

Fort Hudson, NY – Heath care workers at Fort Hudson Nursing Home in Washington County held a protest Thursday. The workers have been without a contract since July. More from WAMC's Arielle Trimm

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WAMC New York News
4:17 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Tourism Officials Looking Forward to Columbus Day Leaf-Peeping

Plattsburgh, NY – The warmer than normal temperatures have slowed the fall foliage season, but cooler weather Friday and this weekend may bring out the more vibrant leaf colors. Tourism officials couldn't be happier that the best of the fall colors will emerge during their busiest fall weekend.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
2:51 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

NY Board Of Regents Proposes Major Reform In State Aid To Schools

Albany, NY – The New York State Board of Regents Is Propsing Major Reform In State Aid To Schools. More from our Capital District Bureau Cheif, Arielle Trimm

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WAMC New York News
12:02 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Blades were spinning

Lenox, MA – Wind-turbine energy projects in the works for several sites in western Massachusetts, Vermont and upstate New York have stirred passions in local communities. The pros and cons surfaced during an informational forum Wednesday night.

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