New England News

WAMC New England News
8:33 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Jacques gets two new defense lawyers

VT – Two New Jersey lawyers have joined the defense team of Michael Jacques, in anticipation that federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of kidnapping 12-year-old Brooke Bennett. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
8:31 am
Wed August 13, 2008

15 day suspension for police officers involved in bar room brawl

Holyoke, MA – The mayor of Holyoke Massachusetts has ordered 15 day suspensions without pay for three police officers who were involved in an off duty bar room altercation. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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

Lawyer accused of stealing paintings

MA – A federal trial has begun for a retired Massachusetts lawyer accused of trying to sell seven paintings stolen from a house in Stockbridge 30 years ago. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
8:26 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Plane that crashed transporting cancer patient

Easton, MA – The single-engine plane that crashed in Easton Massachusetts was carrying a cancer patient to Boston for treatment and was part of the ``Angel Flight'' network. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Connecticut primaries choosing November candidates

CT – Connecticut voters are going to the polls
to choose legislative candidates, some local municipal officials and a congressional candidate in party primaries. WAMC's Jill Rontey. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:32 am
Tue August 12, 2008

MA agrees to help out struggling agencies

Springfield, MA – Two Massachusetts state authorities have agreed to help out two other public state agencies that are struggling financially. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:27 am
Tue August 12, 2008

New round of church closings

Springfield, MA – The Springfield Roman Catholic Diocese has announced a new round of church closings and mergers. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:56 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Edwardses visit to Mass. college goes forward

MA – Salem State College still expects former
presidential candidate John Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth, to make a scheduled appearance at the school next month despite the senator's admission that he had an extramarital affair. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
5:51 am
Mon August 11, 2008

501 public employees get take-home vehicles

Springfield, MA – The state Republican Party and a fiscal watchdog group are criticizing the Patrick administration following a report
that more than 500 state employees are allowed to take state-owned vehicles home at night. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more.
COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:27 am
Fri August 8, 2008

MA reached settlement with Morgan Stanley

MA – The Massachusetts Attorney General's office has reached a settlement with Morgan Stanley & Co. After the company allegedly sold high-risk investments to cities and towns, but presented the investments as safe. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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