New England News

WAMC New England News
7:24 am
Fri March 21, 2008

The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure

MA – The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure, after holding steady at 4.5 percent in February.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Massachusetts has settled a ten year old class action lawsuit

MA – Massachusetts has settled a ten year old class action lawsuit filed by disabled residents who want to move out of nursing homes and into the community. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:17 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Massachusettts shows an increase high school drop out rate

MA – State officials in Massachusetts report an increase in the high school drop out rate. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:14 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Lieberman is questioning the IRS's investigation of the United Church of Christ

CT – Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is questioning the Internal Revenue Service's investigation of the United Church of Christ. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Critical shortage of foster parents in Connecticut

CT – A new report says a critical shortage of foster parents in Connecticut is having a negative impact on abused and neglected kids. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report...

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WAMC New England News
7:08 am
Fri March 21, 2008

A report says that the University of Connecticut has a low percentage of minorities

CT – A report says while minorities in Connecticut make up nearly 23 percent of people enrolled in higher education, fewer are at the University of Connecticut. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:03 am
Fri March 21, 2008

A shift in obgyn services in Northern Berkshire county

Berkshire, MA – A shift in obstetrics and gynecological services in Northern Berkshire county has prevented the loss of those medical services in the community. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details...

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WAMC New England News
7:04 am
Tue March 18, 2008

Both sides gird for public hearing on Patrick's casino bill

MA – After months of increasingly harsh rhetoric on both sides, a bill that would legalize casino gambling in Massachusetts gets a public hearing today. WAMC's Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:58 am
Tue March 18, 2008

Expanded Keno expected to boost sales by $100 million

MA – Sales of Keno tickets in Massachusetts
will be expanded beyond mostly bars and restaurants to other
locations. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more

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WAMC New England News
8:38 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Lawmakers look to strengthen mental health parity law.

Montpelier, VT – Vermont lawmakers are considering a bill that would tune up the state's mental health parity law, a decade-old measure designed to make sure health insurer cover illnesses of the mind to an equal degree as those of the body. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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