North Country/Adirondacks News
6:56 am
Thu August 28, 2008

VT courthouses may close a half day a week

VT – Vermont's courthouses may close to the public a half day a week under a new round of budget cuts approved by lawmakers. 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
6:54 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Pollina supporters plan to file suit

VT – Some supporters of Vermont Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Anthony Pollina, who have contributed more than a thousand dollars to his campaign, plan to file a lawsuit against state officials who say the candidate has to return some of that money. 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
6:44 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Tissue company announces $120 million expansion

Fort Edward, NY – A manufacturer of tissue products is
planning a $120 million dollar expansion of their upstate consumer products mill. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:36 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Power line application deemed complete

Orange County, NY – The New York State Public Service Commission Wednesday officially deemed complete the Article VII application submitted by New York Regional Interconnect Inc. to build a 190 mile power line from Oneida County to Orange County. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
6:32 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Concord Resort secures millions in financing

Kiamesha Lake, NY – The proposed Concord Resort and hotel in Kiamesha Lake in New York's Catskills took a major step forward with the announcement Wednesday that it has secured $225 million in financing for the project from Entertainment Properties Trust, a Kansas City-based real estate investment trust. Cappelli Enterprises has invested $100 million, completing the equity of $300 million required under state legislation that will open the door for state incentives. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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6:18 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Word For The Wise #3579

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3579--08/28/08: A bird in the hand is worth two in the binoculars

WAMC New York News
5:46 am
Thu August 28, 2008

PSC Commissioner Buley resigns

Albany, NY – A state Public Service Commission member who
was embroiled in several political skirmishes during her two-year tenure says she's resigning next month to get married and move to Kentucky. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.

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WAMC New York News
5:46 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Labor Commissioner says backstretch workers underpaid

Saratoga, NY – The New York State Labor Commissioner says an investigation has found more than 1,200 backstretch workers at Saratoga Race course have been underpaid, overworked and required to live in unfit conditions. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more.

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WAMC New York News
5:45 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Macy's and the EPA reach settlement

Albany, NY – A Macy's department store in Albany county is included in a settlement reached between the retail chain and the Federal Environmental
Protection Agency. WAMC's Brian Shields reports. OPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:24 am
Thu August 28, 2008

51% Show # 998

Albany, NY – Ashley Rhodes Courter is a survivor. She nearly fell through the cracks of the U.S. foster care system. She was dumped, abused, neglected and called a liar. And she didn't give up. Katie Britton has the story.
10:15 Rhodes-Courter - Britton


Coming up on 51%... We'll talk about what courage means in the modern world...and why courageous women are needed.

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