North Country/Adirondacks News
7:12 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Camp for children with cancer getting a new home

VT – A camp in Vermont for childhood cancer victims is getting a new home. 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
7:10 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington back in court

Burlington, VT – Three months after being ordered to pay $8.7 million to a priest sex abuse victim, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington returns to court this week for another trial focusing on its handling of the same priest who allegedly molested children. 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
7:07 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Abused baby has died

North Country – A baby girl whom police say was beaten by her father when she wouldn't stop crying has died. 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
7:05 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Additional cut to the state budget suggested

Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson has suggested a billion dollars in additional cuts to the state budget- he wants the legislature to choose from among them and slash spending by slightly more than half of that amount- $600 million dollars. WAMC's Capital correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Social host law approved

Westchester County, NY – The Westchester County, NY Board of Legislators Monday night approved a social host law aimed at penalizing adults who create the opportunities for minors to drink alcohol. The law takes effect immediately.

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WAMC New York News
7:01 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Hudson Valley officials acknowledge dire financial straits

NY – Top county officials in New York's Hudson Valley Monday acknowledged the state is in dire financial straits and needs some form of a bailout, but Republican or Democrat, their message is don't put an added burden on local taxpayers. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:58 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Lawmakers want a closer look at proposed cuts

NY – New York State lawmakers from the Hudson Valley want to take a close look at proposed cuts by Governor Paterson. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:56 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Dutchess Community College may see a smaller tuition increase

Dutchess County, NY – Dutchess Community College students could see less of an increase in tuition than initially expected next year, as the county legislature passed a resolution Monday approving the college budget with an amended share of county funding. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:53 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Private well testing mandated

Dutchess County, NY – Despite much controversy, Dutchess County, NY lawmakers Monday night passed a resolution mandating private well testing when a house is sold. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Connecticut primaries choosing November candidates

CT – Connecticut voters are going to the polls
to choose legislative candidates, some local municipal officials and a congressional candidate in party primaries. WAMC's Jill Rontey. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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