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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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WAMC New England News
9:27 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Rockwell, Seven Other Works, Found In Secret Alcove

Stockbridge, MA – A Norman Rockwell painting suspected by some to be a forgery has been proven such, with the discovery of the original secretly tucked away in the studio of illustrator Donald Trachte. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of one family's unsuspected discovery;

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WAMC New England News
5:39 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Gabrieli Announces Campaign for MA Governor

BOSTON, MA – And then there were three. The race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts widened today. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.

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WAMC New England News
4:36 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Public Service Board Chastises Wind Developer

Manchester, VT – The company planning a wind farm for Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont has been fined and sharply criticized by the regulators. The Vermont Public Service Board has accused Endless Energy, based in Yarmouth, Maine, of disregarding Vermont's regulatory system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:04 am
Thu April 6, 2006

Sluggish Job Growth in New England

springfield, ma – New England gained jobs slower than any other region in the country at the end of last year. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the details.

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WAMC New England News
11:12 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Kennedy to Headline MCLA Graduation

North Adams, MA – Massachusetts's senior senator is slated to speak at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts commencement ceremony next month in North Adams. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
3:19 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Lawmakers Seek DSS Reform

BOSTON, MA – In the wake of recent failures of the Massachusetts Department of Social Services,a legislative committee has introduced a bill to significantly reform the agency. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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