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WAMC New England News
6:31 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Rell directing all state agency heads to freeze spending

CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell is directing all state agency heads to freeze spending for the final days of the current fiscal year. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:29 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Dodd says he got no special treatment from Countrywide

Hartford,CT – Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd says he got no special treatment from Countrywide Financial Corp. on two mortgatges. An update from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:28 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Blumenthal wants rate cuts for Connecticut Natural Gas

Hartford, Ct – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and the state Office of Consumer Counsel want rate cuts for Connecticut Natural Gas after the utility reported more profit than regulators allow. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:26 am
Wed June 18, 2008

Springfield MA has voted for a 531 million dollar budget

Springfield, MA – The city council in Springfield Massachusetts has voted for a 531 million dollar budget for the fiscal year that starts July First. This marks the first time elected officials have had a say over city spending since the state appointed a finance control board four years ago.WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:55 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Two men will be tried separately in connection with killing of a mother and two daughters

Cheshire, CT – A Connecticut prosecutor says two men will be tried separately in connection with the killing of a mother and her two daughters in a home invasion in Cheshire last year. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the latest

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WAMC New England News
6:52 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Rell is hearing criticism over nonprofit veto

Hartford,CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi for her veto of a bill that would have created a cabinet to consider long term funding options for struggling nonprofit social service agencies. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:50 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Red tide tests will begin this week

MA – The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries plans this week to begin testing shellfish harvested from federal waters that may have been affected by red tide. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:33 am
Thu June 12, 2008

Power company has agreed to reduce some of the extra charges consumers face

Milford, CT – Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says he's reached a settlement with a Milford power company that has agreed to reduce some of the extra charges consumers faced paying in upcoming years. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:30 am
Thu June 12, 2008

Transit Authority in western Massachusetts will hike fares

MA – The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority in western Massachusetts will hike fares effective July First to in part off set the rising costs of fuel for its buses. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports....

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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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