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WAMC New England News
7:35 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Grant Secured for at Risk Teen Program

Berkshire, MA – A youth development project in the Berkshires has secured a grant designed to aid other groups that are working to combat risky behavior among teens. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report...

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WAMC New England News
7:32 am
Wed February 20, 2008

City Councilor wants an Ivestigation of the Dircetor of Springfield Finance Control Board

Springfield, MA – City Councilor in Springfield Massachusetts wants the state ethics commission to investigate the executive director of the Springfield Finance Control Board.WAMC 's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:28 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Politicians, Labor and Business Leaders Come Together to Support Resort Casinos

MA – A coalition of politicians, labor and business leaders is forming to support the development of resort-style casinos in Massachusetts. wamc's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:48 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Turnpike head aims to change agency culture.

Boston, MA – The new head of the Massachusetts Turnpike
Authority says it will take 12 to 18 months to get the agency running efficiently again. Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:10 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Roof Collapses on Brattleboro auto parts store

Brattleboro, VT – A roof collapse in Brattleboro has officials warning people to clear snow and ice off roofs, lest the same thing happen to them. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:08 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Connecticut ranks 31st in Highway safety

Connecticut – A national report ranks Connecticut 31st in the nation in terms of highway safety. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Tue February 19, 2008

DEP Gives Go ahead to GE to Sample Sediment

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Eagle is reporting that The State Department of Environmental Protection has given General Electric permission to sample sediment in a cement-lined reservoir in a remote part of Springside Park in Pittsfield, MA. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Tue February 19, 2008

UConn Asks Board to Black History and Culture Degree Program

CT – The University of Connecticut is asking a state board for permission to launch a degree program in the study of black history and culture. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC New England News
5:20 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Rell's Medicaid Cuts are Causing Some Patients to Worry.

CT – advocates for state medicaid patients in Connecticut, who need interpreters say they worry cuts in governor Rell's budget proposal could jeopardize access to critical services. Katie Britton has more

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WAMC New England News
10:13 am
Tue February 12, 2008

Wind project to be sold

Hancock, MA – Berkshire Wind, an alternative energy project 10 years in the making, is under contract to be sold to the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company. There are questions about whether the purchase of the property will result in nullification of an existing legal challenge. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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