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WAMC New England News
6:27 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Springfield is starting to pay back the 52 million dollar emergency loan

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts is starting to pay back the 52 million dollar emergency loan it received from the state four years ago. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:10 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Berkshire Regional School District teachers have been working without a contract since last June

CT – It appears educators in the Central Berkshire Regional School District will have a contract come fall. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, teachers have been working without a contract since last June;

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WAMC New England News
6:08 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Pfizer Inc. pays a $975,000 in civil penalty

CT – Federal officials say Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its former manufacturing plant in Groton, Connecticut. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report

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WAMC New England News
6:05 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Foreclosures proved to be a financial bonanza for some state marshals

CT – The jump in the number of foreclosures in Connecticut has proved to be a financial bonanza for some state marshals. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:03 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Dodd says controversy over loans will not compromise his ability to lead

Hartford,CT – Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd says the controversy over two loans he received will not compromise his ability to lead Congress' efforts to ease the sub-prime mortgage meltdown. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
12:40 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Bell tolls for the environment

Williamstown, MA – A church in the Berkshires will begin an environmental call to action this weekend, which will resound across the state. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo reports, officials there are among those who hope the message will eventually reverberate around the world;

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WAMC New England News
12:26 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Arts and culture on a budget

Berkshire County, MA – The summer arts scene is about to heat up in the Berkshires. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports there is a lot to do on the cheap

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WAMC New England News
7:14 am
Thu June 19, 2008

Environmental activists call on state to pass an energy bill before the end of sesssion

Springfield, MA – Environmental activists in Massachusetts are calling on the state legislature to pass an energy bill before the legislative session ends next month. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New England News
7:10 am
Thu June 19, 2008

Senator Joe Lieberman recives Jefferson Awards

Hartford – Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is among more than a dozen recipients of this year's Jefferson Awards for national and local public service. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details

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WAMC New England News
6:35 am
Wed June 18, 2008

EPA wants GE to submit additional cleaning plan details for the Housatonic

MA – The Environmental Protection Agency for cwill require General Electric to submit additional details about its plans cleaning up the next portion of the Housatonic River. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the latest;

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