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WAMC New England News
6:59 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Massachusetts is stepping up its outreach against domestic violence

MA – With the number of domestic violence triple what is was in 2005, Massachusetts is stepping up its outreach in an effort to save lives. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Wed June 11, 2008

CT will approve $2.5 million to provide fuel efficient burners

CT – Connecticut lawmakers say they plan to approve $2.5 million to provide fuel efficient burners and furnaces to more than 3,000 low-income and elderly families. This report from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:09 am
Tue June 10, 2008

First Youth Environmental Summit in the Berkshires

MA – About 200 elementary and middle school students recently took part in the first Youth Environmental Summit in the Berkshires. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
7:06 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Patrick administration focuses on the "Creative" economy

MA – The Patrick administration wants to give the so-called Creative economy of Massachusetts a shot in the arm.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:03 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Schools in Springfield may loose veteran teachers

Springfield, MA – The superintendent of schools in Springfield Massachusetts says the city could loose many veteran teachers to surrounding districts this summer unless the teacher s pay goes up. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Conn. to grant school credits for foreign language lessons

CT – Connecticut will soon join four other
states that let students receive high school credit for foreign language lessons in community and cultural programs. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:20 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Blumenthal is suing the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributor

CT – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is suing the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributor on allegations it illegally inflated wholesale drug costs. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New England News
6:18 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Springfield keeping its American Hockey League team

Springfield, MA – It appears the city of Springfield Massachusetts will be keeping its American Hockey League team. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:15 am
Fri May 30, 2008

DiMasi impressed with the turn-a-round in Springfield s finances

Springfield, MA – The Speaker of the Massachusetts House, Salvatore DiMasi said he is impressed with the turn-a-round in Springfield s municipal finances over the last five years.WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:07 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Massachusetts' commercial electricity rate second highest in the nation

MA – Massachusetts' commercial electricity rate is the second highest in the nation. A federal senate hearing devoted to energy costs was held in Pittsfield Wednesday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

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