New England News

WAMC New England News
5:11 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Citizen Video Used to Tell Story of Floods

NEWTON, MA – New England news outlets have, of course, been covering the historic flooding extensively. But the problem with flooding is that it makes it hard for the reporters to get there too. So one TV station has asked its viewers for help in telling the story. WAMC's Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
1:20 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Should Massachusetts offer E-85?

Dalton, MA – With fuel among the issues at the forefront of national discussion, a member of the Berkshire Delegation to the state House in Boston is among lawmakers interested in bringing alternative fuels to Massachusetts. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
4:26 am
Tue May 16, 2006

Two Men Accused of Killing Hundreds of Birds

Sunderland, ma – Two men are under arrest after allegedly killing hundreds of birds at
a fish hatchery in Sunderland, MA. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief
Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:13 am
Mon May 15, 2006

Middlebury College Approves Long Term Plan

Middlebury, VT – Vermont's Middlebury College has created a plan that will see the institution increase its student aid, hire more faculty and diversify its student body over the next decade. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
3:06 am
Mon May 15, 2006

Serious Flooding Affecting Parts of Massachusetts

Northampton, ma – For parts of New England, it's being called the heaviest rains in ten years or more. The record rainfall is causing devastating flooding and closing schools. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has an update.

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WAMC New England News
12:30 am
Mon May 15, 2006

Berkshire International Film Festival Wraps

Great Barrington, MA – Nearly a dozen films at the first annual Berkshire International Film Festival played to a sold-out crowd. And our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of its inaugural showing in downtown Great Barrington this weekend;

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WAMC New England News
11:51 am
Thu May 11, 2006

Community Invited to Help Combat Hate Crime

Pittsfield, MA – A number of Berkshire County religious organizations are coming together to plant a garden of hope at Sinai Academy of the Berkhsires. The school had been the victim of a hate crime last month. With More WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:49 am
Thu May 11, 2006

Vermont Legislature Adjourns Session

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Legislature has adjourned its 2006 session. It's final action before the near-midnight end, was the adoption of a compromise college scholarship plan. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction to the Legislature's year.

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WAMC New England News
8:46 am
Thu May 11, 2006

Helping Put Health Care on the Map

North Adams, MA – A leading member of the Berkshire County health care community has been tapped by Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly to assist with the creation of the state's first-in-the-nation health insurance for all proposal. With more, WAMC'S Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo:

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WAMC New England News
11:55 am
Wed May 10, 2006

Vermont Legislature Passes Compromise Health Reform Package

Montpelier, VT – Late Tuesday night, the Vermont House passed a health reform initiative by an 88-to-54 vote. The vote came hours after a compromise was reached between legislative leaders and Governor Jim Douglas. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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