WAMC New England News
6:18 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Funeral set for missing soldier

MA – A funeral has been set for a Massachusetts soldier who was missing in Iraq for more than a year. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:15 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Patrick awarded millions in fed grants

Springfield, MA – The Patrick administration has awarded almost 27 million dollars in federal grant money to 55 Baystate communities.roughly two thirds of the money is going to cities and towns in central and western Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Election 2008
4:37 am
Fri July 25, 2008

CT Congressman Says Obama Will Win, But Not Without a Fight

Albany, NY – Barack Obama is the "odds-on favorite" to win the presidential election, said Connecticut Congressman Chris Murphy, speaking with Alan Chartock on WAMC's "Roundtable."

"I think Obama's going to win, but sometimes I have trouble figuring out how it's going to happen," Murphy said.,br>
"He's going to have to win a couple of difficult races, obviously Pennsylvania and Ohio at the top of the list," Murphy added.

Western and Mountain states will be the biggest challenge for Obama, Murphy predicted.

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WAMC News
4:10 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Week-long Federal Hearings Regarding Vermont Yankee Conclude

Newfane, VT – Hearings were conducted this week in Vermont by a specialized panel from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The panel is assessing three challenges to the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant's renewal application. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
3:30 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Report: Older cities face brighter futures

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Albany, NY – A new national report says older cities are looking at a brighter future. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explains...


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Vox Pop
3:25 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Poetry Forum 7/25/08

Albany, NY – Paul Elisha, Sarah Weist and Stu Bartow join host Glenn Busby for an hour of beautiful words.

WAMC News
2:53 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Food Pantry Fights State Budget Cut

Springfield, MA – The operators of the largest emergency food pantry in Western Massachusetts have launched a campaign to persuade the state legislature to restore funds Governor Patrick cut from the state budget. The director of Open Pantry Community Services in Springfield says if the vetoed money is not restored, the 30 year old agency will close its doors...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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Performance Place
1:04 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Bar Scott and The Refugees

Albany, NY – In this edition of Performance Place you get two musical powerhouses for the price of one: Bar Scott (pictured right) and The Refugees (Cindy Bullens, Deborah Holland and Wendy Waldman).

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The Roundtable
12:31 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Linda Greenlaw (aired 7/25/08)

Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with Linda Greenlaw about her latest novel - Fisherman's Bend.

The Roundtable
12:30 am
Fri July 25, 2008

The Joy of Pregnancy (aired 7/25/08)

Albany, NY – Tori Kropp and Katie Britton discuss the topics covered in Tori's book, "The Joy of Pregnancy."

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