New England News

WAMC New England News
6:46 am
Fri February 1, 2008

19th- century schooner found

Cape Cod, MA – The remains of what experts think was a 19th- century schooner have been discovered on a Cape Cod beach.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
9:08 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Patrick Pushes for Casinos

Middleborough, MA – Governor Deval Patrick is warning that
if the Legislature fails to act on his casino proposal, an Indian gaming casino could well be built in Middleborough with little
benefit to taxpayers.

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WAMC New England News
10:14 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Fairpoint questioned on financial soundness

Montpelier, VT – A month after rejecting the proposed sale
of Verizon Communication's land telephone lines in northern New England to Fairpoint Communications Inc., the Vermont Public
Service Board is considering a revised deal. Sarah LaDuke has details...

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WAMC New England News
10:12 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Selectmen to debate use of Windham town hall as homeless shelter

Windham, CT – A proposal by Windham's First Selectman to
use town hall as a "no freeze" homeless shelter is running into some opposition. WAMC's Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:39 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Rell Meets With Democrats to Talk About Tax Breaks

CT – Democrats in the Connecticut State Senate plan to meet with Republican Governor Jodi Rell to talk about a proposed tax break for middle-class homeowners. Carrie Saldo reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:35 am
Wed January 30, 2008

New Benefits for Veterans

CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell says her proposed budget for the next fiscal year will have veterans' benefits including tuition waivers for spouses and children of soldiers killed in action. Carrie Saldo reports

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WAMC New England News
8:32 am
Wed January 30, 2008

New Law for Moms

MA – Nursing moms would no longer have to worry about arrest or harassment for breast-feeding their babies in public, under a bill making its way through the Statehouse. Carrie Saldo reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:30 am
Wed January 30, 2008

An Organization in the Berkshires Has Been Recognized by the White House

Berkshire, MA – For the second consecutive year, an arts organization in the Berkshires has been recognized by the White House for its work with at-risk youth. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
8:13 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Holy Cross Offers Fee Tuition

MA – The College of the Holy Cross in
Worcester will offer free tuition to city residents whose families
earn less than $50,000 a year. Jill Rontey Reports...

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WAMC New England News
11:00 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New Massachusetts Education Commissioner

Medford, MA – The Massachusetts Board of Education , earlier this month, unanimously selected Mitchell Dan Chester to be the commonwealth's 23rd education commissioner. It is the first time in 20 years someone from out-of-state has been selected. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Chester.....


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