New England News

WAMC New England News
8:19 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Life expectancy is at an all-time high in Massachusetts

MA – Life expectancy is at an all-time high in Massachusetts, according to the annual life expectancy report released by the state. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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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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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Thu April 3, 2008

UMass to ban vehicles from parts of Amherst campus

Amherst, MA – Portions of the UMass-Amherst campus may
seem a bit quieter in the future. As of Sunday, the school will be banning motor vehicles from portions of the campus in an effort to make it safer and more attractive for pedestrians. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Patrick, Coakley pitch for more funds to fight youth violence

MA – Gov. Deval Patrick and Attorney General Martha Coakley are making a pitch for more funding to help combat youth violence in Massachusetts. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:34 am
Tue March 25, 2008

The debate over casino gambling is far from over in MA

MA – The debate over casino gambling is far from over in Massachusetts despite last week's resounding defeat of governor Deval Patrick's casino bill in the Massachusetts house. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:30 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Patrick wants to commit the state to ending hunger

MA – After setting his administration's sight on ending homelessness, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick now says he wants to commit the state to ending hunger as well.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:27 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Springfield ordered to pay officer who sued for sexual harassment

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts has been ordered to pay a former police officer who sued for sexual harassment.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:23 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Criminal penalties for hanging a noose

CT – If a person tries to intimidate someone by hanging a noose, he or she could soon face criminal penalties in Connecticut. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
8:33 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Vermont transportation agency to reconsider train car purchase

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Transportation is going to reconsider a plan to buy small, self-propelled train cars that would be used on one of the state's Amtrak passenger routes. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:24 am
Fri March 21, 2008

The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure

MA – The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure, after holding steady at 4.5 percent in February.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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