New England News

WAMC New England News
8:17 am
Wed September 3, 2008

New superintendent met with students and staff

Springfield, MA – On the first day of the new school year in Springfield Massachusetts Tuesday, the new superintendent of the city's public schools visited several schools to greet students and staff. WAMC's Paul Tuthill has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Tue September 2, 2008

3 companies plan expansions in Mass.

MA – The life sciences industry in Massachusetts is getting a major boost with three companies expanding operations in the state. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:57 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Mass. farmers expect strong apple harvest

MA – Massachusetts apple growers say they expect a
strong harvest this fall thanks to the hot and wet weather in August. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:23 am
Tue August 26, 2008

College unions file complaint against state

Springfield, MA – Eleven unions representing nearly 10,000 faculty and staff at state universities and colleges have filed an unfair labor practices complaint against the state Board of Higher Education and the University of Massachusetts board of trustees. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:12 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Kennedy may visit convention

MA – Sen. Edward Kennedy could make an unscheduled
appearance at this week's Democratic convention if his physicians give him the go-ahead. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:11 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Number of state workers on the rise

Springfield, MA – The state has added about 1,900 new workers in the past year even as Gov. Deval Patrick warns of possible budget cuts to help deal with a $1 billion deficit. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
11:27 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Iraq War Veteran Trys To Help Refugees

Northampton, MA – A former captain in the United State's Marines, who lives in Northampton Massachusetts, is campaigning to get more help for refugees from the Iraq war. Tyler Boudreau served 12 years in the Marine Corps before being honorably discharged in 2005. He recently traveled to Jordan where he investigated the humanitarian crisis first hand..

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WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Quick care for children with mental illness

MA – Governor Patrick has signed a bill designed to more quickly deliver services to children with mental illness in Massachusetts. WAmc' Paul Tuthill has more.

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Funeral directors allowed to scatter unclaimed remains

Springfield, MA – Governor Patrick has signed a bill allowing
Funeral directors in Massachusetts to bury or scatter unclaimed cremated remains. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:57 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Deal made for economic growth

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield and town of east Longmeadow have made a deal that officials say will help grow the regional economy in western Massachusetts WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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