New England News

WAMC New England News
3:40 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Tent State University at UMass will Protest Rising Tuition

amherst, ma – Next week, tents will spring up on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff tells us why.

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WAMC New England News
12:03 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Resolution Assessing Vermont Guard Deployments Killed

Montpelier, VT – A Vermont House committee has killed a resolution that would have authorized a study and public hearings on how the role of the Vermont National Guard within the state has been affected by deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
12:02 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Poverty and Self-Sufficiency in the Berkshires

North Adams, MA – A The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in North Adams, Massachusetts is opening its dialogue about poverty to the public and WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has a look at what is being done in that region to help people in need;

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WAMC New England News
4:57 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Romney Signs Historic Health Care Reform

BOSTON, MA – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney today signed into law the landmark health care bill that will guarantee health insurance to nearly all of the state's residents-but not before vetoing some of its key provisions. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.

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WAMC New England News
2:50 am
Wed April 12, 2006

VT Sheriff Alleged to have Spent Thousands of State Dollars on Personal Items

Montpelier, vt – The sheriff of Windham County, Vermont is being investigated for allegedly spending thousands of dollars of public funds for personal matters. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has that story.

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WAMC New England News
2:43 am
Wed April 12, 2006

DPH Makes PCB Tests Available for Pittsfield Community

Pittsfield, MA – The state of Massachusetts has now agreed to set up PCB testing for a Pittsfield, Massachusetts Elementary school community. The tests are expected to be available in the coming week. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
2:20 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Shift in Berkshire County Senate Race

Pittsfield, MA – One of the presumed front-runners in the Berkshire County senate race has withdrawn his name from consideration. Carrie Saldo, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, has the details;

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WAMC New England News
11:44 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Committees to Hear Opinions on Farm Identification

Montpelier, VT – A joint hearing by the Vermont House and Senate Agriculture Committees will be held tonight to discuss the idea of identifying farm and animal locations in Vermont. There is concern, and some confusion, over what type of identification system farmers will have to deal with and whether it will lead to additional costs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Deval Patrick Takes to the Web with New Ads

Boston, ma – Deval Patrick is the first candidate for governor in Massachusetts to buy campaign advertising-and it's not on TV or print. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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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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