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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Thu May 12, 2005

Northampton, MA Groups Wants Media Reform

Northampton, MA –
Congressman Maurice Hinchey and Congressman Bernie Sanders are among the people scheduled to speak at a media reform conference that starts tomorrow. The conference is run by a small non-profit group in Northampton, Massachusetts. It will take place in St. Louis and can be watched live over the internet. An attorney and former assistant to Vice-President Dan Quayle says the conference is much ado about nothing. WAMC's Eesha Williams reports.

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WAMC New York News
3:42 pm
Wed May 11, 2005

Pittsfield To Crackdown on Crime

Pittsfield, MA – Recent shootings in the city Pittsfield has cast a shadow over the positive strides the city has made. But, city officials are announcing a new crackdown to curb violence.

WAMC New York News
3:42 pm
Wed May 11, 2005

Pittsfield To Crackdown on Crime

Pittsfield, MA – Recent shootings in the city Pittsfield has cast a shadow over the positive strides the city has made. But, city officials are announcing a new crackdown to curb violence.

WAMC New York News
12:14 pm
Wed May 11, 2005

Tony Nominated Playhouse May Move to Pittsfield

Pittsfield, MA – A Tony-nominated playhouse is working out a deal that would make Pittsfield, Massachusetts its home. Move that would be a major shot in the arm for a city attempting to make tourism a cornerstone of revitalization.

WAMC New York News
8:25 am
Wed May 11, 2005

NRC: Indian Point Reactors Operated Safely

Peekskill, NY – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says in 2004, the Indian Point reactors were operated safely . That from Brian McDermott, Chief of Projects Branch 2, who chaired the opening portion of the Annual Assessment Meeting in Peekskill, almost in the shadow of the twin domes. WAMC's Hank Gross reports.

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WAMC New York News
5:42 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

Berkshire Community College President Voted Out

Pittsfield, MA – The Board of Trustees for Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts voted Tuesday to oust its president of two years -- Bryan Blanchard. But, Blanchard and one member of the board are voicing criticizing the trustees for its decision.

WAMC New York News
1:49 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

Enviro Groups: GE's New Campaign Skirts PCB Cleanups

Poughkeepsie, NY – The chairman of General Electric announced this week an initiative to develop environmental technologies, and with it, a multimedia advertising campaign, all under the title of "Ecomagination". Environmental groups in three northeastern states say they wish G-E would apply such "ecomagination" to the cleanup of P-C-Bs in the Housatonic and Hudson Rivers. More from WAMC's Allison Dunne.

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WAMC New York News
12:47 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

Holyoke, MA Sewer Wars

Holyoke, MA – The mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts is asking the city council to approve a $180 million contract with a multi-national corporation that wants to take over the city's sewer system. Critics of the plan are questioning the mayor's motives. The mayor insists he has only the best interests of the city in mind. WAMC's Pioneer Valley bureau chief Eesha Williams reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:34 am
Tue May 10, 2005

Bosley Pushes for Tourism Capital Fund in Massachusetts

Boston, MA – A Berkshire lawmaker is pushing for an initiative that he says would help cut into 1.1 billion dollars in capital expenses needed to shore-up tourist facilities in Massachusetts.

WAMC New York News
5:17 pm
Mon May 9, 2005

Pamal Braodcasting Buying Pittsfield Station and Relocating Signal

Pittsfield, MA – An Albany-based radio group has agreed to buy a Pittsfield, Massachusetts radio signal -- with the plan to move the frequency to Easthampton.

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