North Country/Adirondacks News
8:36 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Woman and son face animal cruelty charges

VT – A Northeast Kingdom woman and her son are facing animal cruelty charges after a raid in which Vermont authorities found dozens of living and dead animals in their home. 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 England News
8:33 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Jacques gets two new defense lawyers

VT – Two New Jersey lawyers have joined the defense team of Michael Jacques, in anticipation that federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of kidnapping 12-year-old Brooke Bennett. 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 England News
8:31 am
Wed August 13, 2008

15 day suspension for police officers involved in bar room brawl

Holyoke, MA – The mayor of Holyoke Massachusetts has ordered 15 day suspensions without pay for three police officers who were involved in an off duty bar room altercation. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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WAMC New England News
8:30 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Lawyer accused of stealing paintings

MA – A federal trial has begun for a retired Massachusetts lawyer accused of trying to sell seven paintings stolen from a house in Stockbridge 30 years ago. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
8:26 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Plane that crashed transporting cancer patient

Easton, MA – The single-engine plane that crashed in Easton Massachusetts was carrying a cancer patient to Boston for treatment and was part of the ``Angel Flight'' network. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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WAMC New York News
8:01 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Tax hike could be coming

NY – The mayor of a Capital District city says a tax hike could be coming if some of the spending cuts , suggested by Governor David Paterson , go through. WAMC's Brian Shields reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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WAMC New York News
7:57 am
Wed August 13, 2008

State employee fired after investigation

NY – A state employee has been fired after an investigation by the state Inspector General. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:36 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Fund raising efforts have saved a schools sports program

Mount Vernon, NY – Two months after the Mount Vernon, NY school district announced there was no money for sports, fund raising efforts have resurrected fall sports at the school. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:34 am
Wed August 13, 2008

leaders say Paterson's cuts will hurt taxpayers

Albany, NY – County leaders say NY governor David Paterson's proposed cuts in local spending are going to hurt taxpayers. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:31 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Group asking for details on federal detainees

Orange County, NY – A group calling itself No Homeland Detention in Orange County Tuesday called for top county officials to present the details of their arrangement with Homeland Security to house federal detainees at the county jail to the County Legislature in that Hudson Valley, NY county. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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