New England News

WAMC New England News
12:10 am
Wed April 18, 2007

Muslim Woman Translates Quran

Northampton, MA – A muslim woman from Chicago has just published an English translation of the Koran with a new interpretation of a controversial passage about the treatment of women by their husbands. She'll be giving her first public talk about the book Thursday, April 19 at Smith College in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the author....

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WAMC New England News
12:55 am
Tue April 17, 2007

Area Colleges React To Virginia Tragedy

Amherst, MA – Officials on college campuses throughout the region are extending their sympathies and offering prayers in the wake of the mass murder on the campus of Virginia Tech. Security is also being reviewed. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
11:45 am
Mon April 16, 2007

Bush Impeachment Supporters to Lobby in Montpelier

WAMC New England News
11:16 am
Mon April 16, 2007

Stepping it up solo

Great Barrington, MA – Step It Up day was held on Saturday. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, attended one of the events and filed this report;

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WAMC New England News
4:55 am
Mon April 16, 2007

Pioneer Valley Joins Call For Action On Climate

Northampton, MA – Northampton Massachusetts was one of 14 hundred locations in all 50 states where activists staged rallies to call on Congress to act to cut carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill covered the rally and filed this report....

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WAMC New England News
4:28 am
Mon April 16, 2007

River clean-up funds awarded

Pittsfield, MA – Nearly four million dollars in funding has been announced for 10 restoration projects on or along the Housatonic River in Berkshire County. The proposed projects include dam removal; rare species recovery; and floodplain restoration.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

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WAMC New England News
11:29 am
Fri April 13, 2007

National Day of Climate Action Organized in Vermont

Burlington, VT – A National Day of Climate Action is being held on Saturday. More than thirteen-hundred events are planned around the region and across the country in an effort to show Congress that people want action on climate change. This undertaking, which includes rallies from Washington DC to Anchorage, Pittsfield to Plattsburgh, is being organized in Burlington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:01 am
Fri April 13, 2007

Seven events planned

Williamstown, MA – Some Berkshire County residents plan to Step It Up bright and early tomorrow morning. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a preview of the local events scheduled to mark the national Step It Up movement;

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WAMC New England News
11:38 am
Thu April 12, 2007

Late Season Snow May Extend Ski Season

Plattsburgh, NY – Snow on April 12th! Some ski areas are very pleased to see this late season snow, particularly in the wake of a late start to the season. And for some resorts, it means skiing may last a bit longer this year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:27 am
Thu April 12, 2007

Drill Tests Response to Disease Outbreak

Amherst, MA – A public health emergency drill took place today in Western Massachusetts. It was the first and largest of its kind in the state . The drill involved hundreds of local public health directors, emergency management officials, first responders, doctors and nurses. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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