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6:49 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Disaster drill performed Tuesday

Springfield, MA – A large scale disaster drill put emergency responders through their paces in Springfield Massachusetts Tuesday. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:40 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Cohen: No tolls on I-93

MA – State Transportation Secretary Bernard Cohen is saying for the first time that drivers who use Interstate 93 to get into Boston need not fear paying tolls to use the road. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:28 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Torrington sex offender to return award

Torrington, CT – The Torrington Board of Approved Baseball Umpires wants the lifetime achievement award it gave to a convicted child sex offender returned. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:32 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Gasoline prices continue to slide

Springfield, MA – Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue to slide. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:29 am
Tue August 19, 2008

New trial for teen convicted in fatal stabbing case

Pittsfield, MA – Massachusetts' highest court has ordered a new trial for a Pittsfield teenager convicted of fatally stabbing another teen during a fight because a black person was excluded from the jury. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:23 am
Tue August 19, 2008

$1.3 million in grants for workforce development

Springfield, MA – The administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has awarded almost 1 point 3 million dollars in grants for a new workforce development effort in the greater Springfield area. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:38 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Many have not filed for stimulus checks

MA – The Internal Revenue Service says more than
150,000 Massachusetts residents have not yet filed paperwork to receive federal economic stimulus checks. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:17 am
Mon August 18, 2008

MA Property taxes continue to rise

Springfield, MA – Property taxes in Massachusetts continued to climb even as the average value of a single family home fell for the first time in more than a decade. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
8:32 am
Fri August 15, 2008

Slight dip in MA unemployment rate

Springfield, MA – There has been a slight dip in the unemployment rate in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
8:30 am
Thu August 14, 2008

Boaters warned about high water

CT – The Connecticut River is flowing well above normal for this time of year and that's prompted a warning to recreational boaters. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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