New England News

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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WAMC New England News
7:45 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Family Wholesaler Sold

Vermont/New Hampshire – A family-owned produce wholesaler that supplies hundreds of restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores in Vermont and New Hampshire has been sold. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:25 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Connecticut Prison Inmates Able to Seek

CT – After a temporary ban lasting a few
months, Connecticut prison inmates will once again be able to seek
parole.

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WAMC New England News
7:59 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Hillary Rodham Clinton to make campaign stop in Springfield

Springfield, MA – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is making a visit to Springfield to discuss her economic stimulus plan. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:29 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Kennedys to endorse Barack Obama for president

Providence, RI – Representative Patrick Kennedy of Rhode
Island will be joining his father, Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy, in endorsing Barack Obama for president. WAMC's Sarah LaDuke has details...

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