WAMC New England News
8:18 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Philip Morris is suing a connecticut company

CT – A Connecticut company is one of two being sued by Philip Morris USA, accused of importing counterfeit cigarettes and unauthorized use of the Marlboro trademark. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
8:13 am
Fri April 11, 2008

An online campaign is urging Vermonters to spend their economic stimulus checks locally

VT – called Keep it in Vermont is urging Vermonters to spend their economic stimulus checks locally: on Vermont farms, businesses, and nonprofits. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
8:11 am
Fri April 11, 2008

77-room hotel, condominium complex wins site approval

Newport, VT – Site plans have been approved in Newport, Vermont for a 77-room hotel, condominium complex and marina on Lake Memphremagog. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

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North Country/Adirondacks News
8:07 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Special state paving program for VT this spring

VT – Vermont officials have announced that a special state paving program will patch and fill the state's roughest roads will be this spring. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

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WAMC New York News
7:35 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Senator Charles Schumer pushes for more flood grants

Sullivan County NY – Currently people who lose their homes to flooding the likes of which ravaged northwestern Sullivan County and southern Delaware County one year ago are eligible for a maximum of $25,000 in federal grants. The federal government is being a cheapskate when it should not pinch pennies to help those who have lost everything, US said Thursday.

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WAMC New York News
7:33 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Health Commissioner Richard Daines made a number of stops in the Catskills

Catskill, NY – With National Public Health Week upon us, New York State Health Commissioner Richard Daines made a number of stops in the Catskills on Thursday and will continue his whirlwind tour in the Hudson Valley today. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:31 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Route 17B may be headed toward some safety improvements

Monticello, NY – New York State Route 17B between Monticello and Fosterdale may be headed toward some significant safety improvements. A State Department of Transportation study suggested several traffic abatement changes due to a number of dangerous intersections along the route. A DOT representative presented the findings to the Sullivan County Legislature's Planning, Environmental Management and Real Property Committee at a meeting Thursday.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:28 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Legislators favor a study to determine the feasibility of solar power

Dutchess County, NY – Dutchess County, NY legislators seem to favor a study to determine the feasibility of placing solar power panels on the roof of the county office building in Poughkeepsie

WAMC New York News
7:25 am
Fri April 11, 2008

legislators support a proposal to require supecermarkets to rycle plastic bags

Dutchess County , NY – For the most part, Dutchess County, NY legislators are in support of a proposal to require supermarkets to recycle plastic shopping bags from customers. How and where they would be collected need to be worked out before lawmakers put it up for a vote. The issue was discussed in legislative committee on Thursday.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:22 am
Fri April 11, 2008

More Dutchess County corrections officers needed by May

The Dutchess County, NY – The Dutchess County, NY Sheriff's Office is short five corrections officers for the county jail in Poughkeepsie and unless they fill those slots by the end of May, the state may impose sanctions on the overcrowded facility. WAMC's Hank gross has more...

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