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WAMC New England News
6:53 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Patrick signed bill authorizing $3 billion loan

MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill authorizing the state to borrow nearly $3 billion to repair up to 300 of the
Most neglected bridges in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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WAMC New England News
6:45 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Five indicted for veteran donor scam

Boston, MA – A grand jury has indicted five men on charges they allegedly scammed more than 1,000 donors to police and veterans charities. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:41 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Patrick signed broadband bill

Goshen, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited the Hampshire county Hilltown of Goshen to sign a bill to bring broadband internet access to the state's rural communities. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Holyoke school secures refinancing

Holyoak, MA – State finance authorities say the Holyoke
Community Charter School will save $200,000 annually in debt servicing under a $10.9 million refinancing package. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:20 am
Fri August 1, 2008

NY Senator pushing for Hybrid bus incentives

NY – One New York Senator is pushing for incentives to help school districts switch to hybrid buses. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:18 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Budget problems may hurt state tourism

NY – As state legislators prepare to tackle New York's budget problems, the Hudson Valley waits to see the impact of the problem on two major tourist draws planned for next year. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Fri August 1, 2008

MA legislature to restore budget earmark

MA – The Massachusetts legislature has voted to restore a half million dollar budget earmark for Springfield's open pantry community services, the region's largest emergency food pantry.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Report says MA will get economic boost

MA – A report concludes Massachusetts will enjoy an economic boost from the repeal of a 1913 law that banned out of state same sex couples from marrying in the Baystate. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Fri August 1, 2008

CT to sue EPA

CT – Connecticut is among five states planning to sue the Environmental Protection Agency if it doesn't act soon to reduce pollution from ships, aircraft and off-road vehicles. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Fri August 1, 2008

First lady stopped in CT yesterday.

CT – First lady Laura Bush made a stop in Connecticut yesterday to raise money for the congressional campaign of Republican state Sen. David Cappiello. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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