New England News

WAMC New England News
1:11 am
Fri July 14, 2006

State Dairy Subsidy Checks Will Soon Be Ready

WAMC New England News
12:42 am
Fri July 14, 2006

Massachusetts Town Continues Tornado Clean-up

Wendell, ma – Wendell, Massachusetts continues to clean up after a tornado swept through the small rural town on Tuesday. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has an update.

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WAMC New England News
5:12 am
Thu July 13, 2006

Big Dig Investigation Update

Boston, MA – Boston's Interstate-90 connector tunnel remains closed as the investigation and finger-pointing continues. On Monday, 12 tons of concrete fell from the ceiling of the Big Dig tunnel, crushing to death a woman in a car. Late details now from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Thu July 13, 2006

Pittsfield Schools Receive $2.8 million Federal Grant

Pittsfield, MA – The Pittsfield, Massachusetts Public Schools have received a nearly 3 million dollar grant to help prevent high-risk behaviors such as drug use and youth violence. As our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, Pittsfield was one of four Northeast school districts to receive funds and the only one in Massachusetts;

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WAMC New England News
1:06 am
Thu July 13, 2006

Gay Marriage Amendment Vote Postponed

Boston, MA – Less than a week after New York's highest court rejected gay marriage rights, reaction is pouring in to yesterday's decision by Massachusetts lawmakers to postpone a vote on whether that state will allow the public to vote on an amendment that would ban further gay marriages in the baystate. Massachusetts is the only state in the country with legalized gay marriage. Details from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
6:06 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Latest on Boston Big Dig Ceiling Failure

Boston, MA – The investigation continues into the structural failure that sent a concrete slab falling onto a car and killing a woman in a section of Boston's long-troubled , nearly 15 billion dollar Big Dig tunnel and highway project. Now, there are criminal probes and a calls for accountability. An update from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
6:04 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Springfield Loses Grant for Extended School Day

Springfield, MA – Two schools in Springfield were hoping for a grant to extend their school days, but were rejected this week. Details now from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
12:30 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Spike in Price of Copper Results in Thefts

Pittsfield, MA – A number of copper piping thefts in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is the latest in a series of thefts regionally and nationally. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details on why it copper is such a hot commodity;

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WAMC New England News
12:24 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Kriplau Downsizes Its Proposed Plans

Stockbridge, MA – One of the largest new-age spas in the Northeast has decreased its proposed expansion plans in order to ease the concerns some discontented residents expressed about its proposed seven-story 84 room expansion. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
12:01 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Appeal For Federal Benefits Approved for Capital City Press Workers

Berlin, VT – Workers at the recently closed Capital City Press in Berlin, Vermont will qualify for federal assistance. An appeal of a U-S Labor Department decision found that the plant's closing was due to overseas competition and thus allows workers to receive the additional assistance. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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