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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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