New England News

WAMC New England News
8:32 am
Wed January 30, 2008

New Law for Moms

MA – Nursing moms would no longer have to worry about arrest or harassment for breast-feeding their babies in public, under a bill making its way through the Statehouse. Carrie Saldo reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:30 am
Wed January 30, 2008

An Organization in the Berkshires Has Been Recognized by the White House

Berkshire, MA – For the second consecutive year, an arts organization in the Berkshires has been recognized by the White House for its work with at-risk youth. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
8:13 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Holy Cross Offers Fee Tuition

MA – The College of the Holy Cross in
Worcester will offer free tuition to city residents whose families
earn less than $50,000 a year. Jill Rontey Reports...

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WAMC New England News
11:00 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New Massachusetts Education Commissioner

Medford, MA – The Massachusetts Board of Education , earlier this month, unanimously selected Mitchell Dan Chester to be the commonwealth's 23rd education commissioner. It is the first time in 20 years someone from out-of-state has been selected. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Chester.....


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WAMC New England News
8:57 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Mass. Democrats respond to Bush's State of Union Speech

Massachusetts – Most members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts Congressional delegation were quick to criticize President Bush's final State of the Union Address. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:29 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New England and New York Ask for Delay in New Boarder Laws

New England – Six senators from northern New England and New York asked the department of homeland security today to delay implementation of stiff new identification requirements for people entering the U.S. by land from Canada.Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:53 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Vermont School Property Tax

Montpelier, VT – There will not be any reduction in Vermont's statewide school property tax this year. The late announcement of that fact has prompted a round of finger-pointing at the statehouse. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:52 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New major power line project in Southern VT

Southern Vermont – Three towns, a regional commission, two environmental groups and two power agencies have asked to be heard as the Vermont Public Service Board considers a major new power line project for southern Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:49 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Renovations in Bethel, VT

Bethel, VT – Efforts to reopen and renovate Bethel, Vermont's 1892 Town Hall have been given a boost with more than $300,000 in funding in the new federal budget. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:48 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Border Battle Continues

Vermont/Canada – Vermont's two U.S. Senators and 17 colleagues are asking the Secretary of Homeland Security to delay implementation of new requirements to enter the United States by land from Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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