WAMC New York News
6:27 am
Fri August 8, 2008

State canal system kicks off 3 days of events along waterways

NY – Communities along the New York state canal
system are hosting three days of events to celebrate the waterways' historical, cultural and recreational resources. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:27 am
Fri August 8, 2008

MA reached settlement with Morgan Stanley

MA – The Massachusetts Attorney General's office has reached a settlement with Morgan Stanley & Co. After the company allegedly sold high-risk investments to cities and towns, but presented the investments as safe. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:21 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Building three casinos in MA would bring in $700 million

MA – A new study says building three casinos in Massachusetts would allow the state to recapture up to $700 million of the $1.1 billion bay state gamblers now spend elsewhere. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
5:57 am
Fri August 8, 2008

NY appeals court has upheld firing of smoker

NY – A New York appeals court has upheld the firing of a worker who took smoking breaks despite a new policy by her employer banning them. More from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
5:54 am
Fri August 8, 2008

State lawyers defend out-of-state gay marriage recognition

NY – State lawyers are defending New York Governor David Paterson's move to recognize out-of-state gay marriages. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:39 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Probation officer felt compelled to recommend release of Jacques

VT – The probation officer who supervised the man accused of abducting 12-year-old Brooke Bennett says he felt compelled to recommend the release of Michael Jacques from probation on an earlier conviction. 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
5:38 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Spike in viral gastrointestinal outbreaks

NY – New York health officials are warning parents that significantly more summer campers are experiencing stomach cramps, diarrhea and nausea this year because of a spike in viral gastrointestinal outbreaks. 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
5:36 am
Fri August 8, 2008

The head of the FBI was in Vermont Thursday.

VT – The head of the FBI was in Vermont Thursday. Robert Mueller says one of the best ways to fight the threat of terrorism is to ensure good communications between law enforcement agencies. 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
5:32 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Great year for some NY farmers

NY – New York farmers who grow corn, soybeans and wheat are having a great year compared to fruit and vegetable growers. 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
5:26 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Fort Drum dedicated ranges to mortally wounded soldier

Fort Drum, NY – Fort Drum has dedicated one of its weapons training ranges to a 10th Mountain Division soldier mortally wounded in 2006 while defending his unit from an attack in Iraq. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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