New England News

WAMC New England News
12:04 am
Tue April 11, 2006

College Grads Flock to Cities Far From the Northeast

SPRINGFIELD, MA – An Associated Press study finds that college graduates are flocking to big cities, but many of those cities are not in the Northeast.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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WAMC New England News
11:47 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Vermont Democrats Ask Congress to Impeach President

Randolph, VT – The Vermont Democratic State Committee met this weekend and voted ask Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush. The group stopped short of voting for a little known U-S House rule that would allow the Vermont Legislature to transmit an impeachment directive to Congress. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:34 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Mass. House Budget Cuts Proposed Education Spending

BOSTON, MA – Democratic lawmakers in Massachusetts unveiled their budget proposal this afternoon and representatives on both sides of the aisle are already criticizing its cuts to education spending. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
12:05 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Berkshire County Youth Organization to Aid United Nations

Great Barrington, MA – Great Barrington, Massachusetts based Railroad Street Youth Project is collaborating with as many as 30 other organizations to plan the United Nations International Day of Peace. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
12:04 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Report on No Child Left Behind Shows Mixed Results

Amherst, ma – A new report gives No Child Left Behind a mixed grade at improving education nationally. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff looks at its effect in Western Massachusetts.

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WAMC New England News
11:52 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Would the Real Norman Rockwell Please Stand Up?

Stockbridge, MA – The remarkable story of one illustrators connoisseurship is the subject of a new exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Donald Trachte secretly created copies of eight paintings and stashed the originals in his Arlington, Vermont studio. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:35 am
Fri April 7, 2006

North Adams Schools First in Mass. to Seek Extended Day

North Adams, MA – An extended day program proposed by the North Adams, Massachusetts Public Schools would be among the first in the state and nation if approved. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:24 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Independent Bookstores Holding Their Own

Great Barrington, MA – There are fewer than 2,300 independent bookstores nation-wide and while the industry isn't thriving, as it was two decades ago, booksellers in the Northeast region say they are holding their own. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
4:34 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Katrina Refugee Develops New Work at Pillow

Becket, MA – Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts, has opened a creative residency program to a New Orleans dancer/choreographer. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
3:54 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Second Thoughts on the Massachusetts Health Care Bill

Boston, ma – A few days after Massachusetts passed landmark healthcare reform, policy experts are debating the bill's merits. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.

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