NY – Hundreds of thousands of students would be eligible for the low-interest college loans being proposed by the state Commission on Higher Education. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Dutchess County, NY – The first West Nile virus positive bird found in Dutchess County, NY this year has been located in the Town of East Fishkill, county Health Department officials said Monday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
NY – US Senator Charles Schumer of New York Monday scolded federal court judges who recently ruled against a three-year-old Environmental Protection Agency program which would have required power plants across the nation to abide by stricter emissions, and offered a resolution to address the issue. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Putnam County, NY – A 20-year-old Brewster, NY man, who is being held in the Putnam County Jail in Carmel on burglary and other charges, claims he was beaten up by a sheriff's investigator in a file room at the jail. Sheriff's officials say that's not at all what happened, but rather that Steven Tomassetti assaulted an investigator. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Springfield, MA – A state agency has awarded funding to three development projects in Springfield Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.