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WAMC New England News
3:33 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Clean Energy Projects Galore in Berkshires

Berkshire County – Berkshire County is slated to receive over 2 million dollars for clean energy projects all over the county, on top of that, Pittsfield will soon be able to claim the largest solar array in all of New England. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has more

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WAMC New England News
10:04 am
Tue February 23, 2010

Book Tells Stories of Guantanamo Lawyers

Springfield , MA – A new book tells the stories of several lawyers who volunteered to represent detainees at the American terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo. The book is ...The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison, Outside the Law. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the co-editor, Jonathan Hafetz, who is a participant in the National Security Project of the American Civil Liberties Union......

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WAMC New England News
4:50 pm
Wed February 17, 2010

Chicopee Mayor On State Of City

Chicopee, MA – The mayor of Chicopee Massachusetts delivered an upbeat state of the city address Wednesday morning to a gathering of business and civic leaders....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
3:03 pm
Wed February 17, 2010

Susan B. Anthony Museum Fuels Abortion Argument

Adams, MA – The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum opened in Adams, Massachusetts this week on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage and what would have been the civil rights leaders' 190th birthday. However, the museum's management is being criticized for using Anthony's legacy to promote an anti-abortion agenda, Berkshire Bureau chief Charlie Deitz has more

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WAMC New England News
11:42 am
Wed February 17, 2010

Commonwealth May See Cap to Film Credit

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has released his initial 2011 budget which protects local aid and school funding, but puts a cap on the state's film tax credit program. Film industry advocates say putting a cap on the successful program is a mistake and will hurt the state's economic development . Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has more .

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WAMC New England News
3:10 pm
Fri February 12, 2010

Berkshire Political Landscape Shifting

Berkshire County – At the beginning of 2010 Berkshire County residents saw a new mayor in North Adams, some thing that hasn't happened in over 25 years. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz says the landscape continues to shift as we approach November's elections

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WAMC New England News
2:09 pm
Fri February 12, 2010

Job Summit Scrutinized Before the Doors Open

Berkshire County – The Berkshire Job Summit, slated for next Friday, made headlines in the Berkshire Eagle today, not because the event deals with unemployment and economic development, but because of suspicions about the event's organizers. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has this report .

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WAMC New England News
2:29 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

Massachusetts Forestry Practices Questioned

Massachusetts – The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has been holding a series of public input meetings to help steer the future of public forest management. Critics say the state is white-washing their efforts to preserve public forests from clear cutting, our Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz has the report
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WAMC New England News
11:11 am
Thu February 11, 2010

BARKA Foundation Founders, Exclusive Interview

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