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WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Supporters asking prosecutors to reconsider the charges filed against UMASS student

MA – Supporters of a former university of Massachusetts student accused of stabbing two men on the Amherst campus are asking prosecutors to reconsider the charges filed against him. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:05 am
Tue May 13, 2008

An emergency shelter for battered women will reopen

MA – An emergency shelter for battered women in Western Massachusetts that was closed two years ago because of state funding cuts is going to reopen this week.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Greenwich Hospital will pay $600,000 to resolve allegations

CT – Federal authorities say Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut has agreed to pay more than $600,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details

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WAMC New England News
6:27 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Pfizer: personal information on employees on stolen laptop

Groton and New London, CT – Pfizer Inc. says there's been another
computer security breach, this time the theft of a laptop containing information on thousands of employees, including 5,000
in Connecticut. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:24 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Agency issues warning about recreational activity at quarries

New England – The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration is warning about the dangers of playing at mines and quarries. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:22 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Owner of shuttered Wendy's restaurants fined $50,000

MA – The former owner of 13 Wendy's
restaurants in western Massachusetts has been fined $50,000 after his company pleaded guilty to charges it failed to pay its workers. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:26 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Supporters of ex-UMass student want charges reviewed

MA – Faculty and students at the University of
Massachusetts want prosecutors to drop charges against a former student accused of stabbing of two men he says broke his dorm room window and taunted him with racial insults. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:08 am
Fri May 9, 2008

New housing starts in Connecticut dropped 16 percent last year

CT – A state economic development agency says that new housing starts in Connecticut dropped 16 percent last year, but the figures were better than those in the region and the nation. This report from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:06 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Plans to lift a ban on camera phones in CT state courthouses

CT – Connecticut's chief justice says she plans to lift a ban on camera phones in state courthouses.WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details

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WAMC New England News
6:04 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Facebook has agreed to implement more than 40 safeguards

U.S. – Attorneys general from several states say Facebook has agreed to implement more than 40 safeguards to protect young users of its online social networking site. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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