New England News

WAMC New England News
7:57 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Gay couples Are finding it's hard to dissolve civil unions

MA – Gay couples had to struggle mightily to
Win the right to marry or form civil unions. Now, as wamc's Paul Tuthill reports some are finding that breaking up is also hard... Are finding it had to dissolve civil unions

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WAMC New England News
7:37 am
Wed April 16, 2008

New York Archdiocese high schools teachers strike

New York, NY – Teachers in the New York Archdiocese high schools in New York and the Mid-Hudson Valley went on strike Tuesday morning to protest the lack of movement on a new contract with the Catholic Church. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:35 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Second candidate to run for NY top job

Ulster County, NY – A second candidate has announced her intention to run for the new Ulster county, NY top job. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New England News
7:31 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Tougher booster seat law for MA

MA – Come mid-July parents in Massachusetts will need to make sure they are complying with a tougher booster seat law. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report

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WAMC New England News
7:29 am
Wed April 16, 2008

The push to unionize Foxwoods workers is expanding

CT – The push to unionize workers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino is expanding with two unions vying to represent slot machine technicians. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:27 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Connecticut's middle class and poor families pay a higher Percentage of taxes than the wealthy

CT – A new report shows Connecticut's middle class and poor families pay a higher percentage of their income in state sales and local taxes than the wealthiest families. WAMC's Carrie Saldo reports

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Expanding costs for a new commuter rail maintenance center

New Haven, CT – The governor of Connecticut's budget chief and acting transportation commissioner say they should have kept state lawmakers better informed of the expanding costs for a new commuter rail maintenance center in New Haven. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
8:32 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Connecticut trash authority prepares a second legal challenge

CT – Lawyers for 70 towns served by the Connecticut trash authority, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, are preparing a second legal challenge. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
8:29 am
Tue April 15, 2008

The chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. resigned amid reports that federal prosecutors were pushing for his removal

Berkshire, MA – The chief executive officer of one of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s largest reinsurance subsidiaries is resigning amid reports that federal prosecutors were pushing for his removal. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
8:25 am
Tue April 15, 2008

State Supreme Court overturns a $41.4 million judgment

Bristol, CT – The state Supreme Court overturns a $41.4 million judgment to a Bristol man paralyzed in a construction accident in June 1994. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has the details

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