WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Wed July 16, 2008

State funding for Homeowners vulnerable to flooding

NY – Homeowners whose residences are in areas that are vulnerable to flooding may be eligible for state funding to move, New York Governor David Paterson announced Tuesday. Eligible counties in the Catskills and Southern Tier regions may submit proposals under which they would receive funding to purchase and demolish eligible homes that have been damaged by floods since April 1, 2004, and are determined to be at risk. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Wed July 16, 2008

A beagle returns home after five years

New York, NY – Rocco the beagle strayed out of his New York City yard five years ago. Five years and 850 miles later, he's home again. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:07 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Local communities are trying to predict impact of gas drilling

NY – As gas drilling companies buy up mineral rights around NY, local communities are trying to predict the industry's impact. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Wed July 16, 2008

NY and IBM are teaming up to create jobs

Albany, NY – NY and IBM are teaming up to create jobs and grow the company's nanotech research. Susan Barnett has more.

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Out-of-state same sex couples can Marry in MA

Springfield, MA – The Massachusetts senate has repealed a law that barred out-of-state same sex couples from marrying in Massachusetts. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:59 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Head of CT probate court has resigned

Hartford, CT – The head of Connecticut's probate court system who had been trying to institute reforms for years has resigned. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:57 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Latest high school performance tests show improvements

CT – Connecticut officials say the latest performance tests for Connecticut's high school sophomores show improvements in math, writing and science over last year's results. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:54 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Forty-nine people have been arrested and charged with stealing

NY – Forty-nine people have been arrested and charged with stealing $194,000 in unemployment insurance benefits from New
York state.WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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6:53 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Word For The Wise #3548

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3548--07/16/08: Ida B. Wells--you sit wherever you want

WAMC New York News
6:52 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Paterson says IBM is investing $1.5 billion in nanotechnology

Albany, NY – WAMC's Dave Lucas reports New York Governor David Paterson says IBM is investing $1.5 billion to promote nanotechnology research and to create and keep jobs in the state. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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