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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Media Project
6:25 am
Tue August 12, 2008

The Media Project #897

Albany, NY – (AIRS 8/10/08 & 8/11/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters and other issues confronting the media.

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WAMC New York News
6:11 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Local governments reaping millions in gas taxes

NY – A published report shows New York counties
are collecting millions of dollars through a windfall tied to the way they tax a gallon of gasoline. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:07 am
Tue August 12, 2008

NY soldier killed in Iraq

NY – A New York soldier has been killed in Iraq.
The Department of Defense on Monday announced the death of 23-year-old Sergeant Jose Ulloa, of New York City, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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WAMC New York News
6:04 am
Tue August 12, 2008

SU conducts sex assault hearing

Syracuse, NY – Three Syracuse University basketball
players accused of sexually assaulting a female student have defended themselves during a nearly six-hour hearing on campus. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:32 am
Tue August 12, 2008

MA agrees to help out struggling agencies

Springfield, MA – Two Massachusetts state authorities have agreed to help out two other public state agencies that are struggling financially. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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