WAMC New England News
7:22 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Budget cuts to hit UMass at Amherst

Amherst, MA – Budget cuts ordered by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick will mean a 12 million dollar hit to the university of Massachusetts at Amherst. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports.

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WAMC News
7:21 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Mental health review set for man charged with threatening to blow up bank over losses

BRIDGEPORT, CT – A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for a 60-year-old Stamford man charged with threatening to blow up an international bank he blamed for his investment losses. WAMC's Charlie Deitz covers the story.

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WAMC News
7:17 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Slot revenues at Conn. casinos continue decline as gamblers pinch pennies

MASHANTUCKET, CT – Slot machine revenue from Connecticut's two casinos continues to drop, and officials say September may end up being the gaming industry's worst month in recent history. WAMC's Charlie Deitz has the details.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:16 am
Fri October 17, 2008

A section of Interstate I-89 will remain closed until Oct. 24th

VT – Vermont Agency of Transportation officials say a southbound section of Interstate 89 in Sharon closed after a piece of granite fell off a truck will remain closed through October 24th, or longer. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC News
7:14 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Man charged with moving ambulance at emergency

New London, CT – New London police say they arrested a man after he got into an ambulance and drove it a few feet because it was partially blocking his car. WAMC's Charlie Deitz reports.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:12 am
Fri October 17, 2008

NH Congressman and Senator took VT Yankee concerns to NRC

NH & VT – New Hampshire Congressman Paul Hodes and State Senator Molly Kelly took their concerns about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to plant and Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials this week. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:59 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Fuel assistance funding nearly doubled

VT – The Bush Administration is releasing $5.1 billion in fuel assistance, nearly doubling federal money to help poor people across the nation cope with high home heating bills expected this winter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:45 am
Fri October 17, 2008

NY medical supplier charged in Medicaid case

Albany, NY – A former medical equipment supplier on Long Island has been accused of stealing more than $1 million in Medicaid funds by filing false invoices. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.
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WAMC New York News
6:42 am
Fri October 17, 2008

NY's top court upholds Tyco execs' convictions

Albany, NY – New York's top court has upheld the convictions of Tyco International executives sentenced to prison for fraud and larceny for taking more than $100 million in bonuses. WAMC's Dave Lucas has details.
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WAMC New York News
6:39 am
Fri October 17, 2008

NY unemployment held at 5.8 percent in Sept.

Albany, NY – THE LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS FOR NEW YORK HAVE BEEN RELEASED. WAMC'S DAVE LUCAS HAS THE NUMBERS.
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