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12:57 pm
Mon October 13, 2003

Dutch Master's Works on Display in Vermont

Burlington, VT – The University of Vermont's Fleming Museum has on display a rare collection of prints by Rembrandt. The exhibition, from the Amsterdam Museum housing Rembrandt's works, is the only venue in the US that will host the works. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes us on a tour of the exhibition in Burlington.

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WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Mon October 13, 2003

A Columbia County Resident is Behind Vote Bush Out

Hillsdale, NY – A Columbia County resident started a company in May dedicated to voting the current President out of office. Six months later, the founder says business is good, and he's taking his message around the country. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne interviewed the company's creator.

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WAMC New York News
9:48 am
Mon October 13, 2003

Hunting, Fishing Fees to Protect Wildlife

Boston, MA – The Romney administration announced the end of last week that they filed a bill to protect millions of federal dollars the state receives. The money is tied to taxes and fees from hunting and fishing. More from Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
2:44 pm
Fri October 10, 2003

Colleges Often Ripe for Crowd Mentality

Amherst, MA – Umass Amherst was relatively quiet last night after the Red Sox defeat. The college campus has been the stage for some disruptive and dangerous crowd scenes lately. As our Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports, other factors can come into play in such situations.

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WAMC New York News
3:00 pm
Thu October 9, 2003

Governor Pataki Pens Superfund Legislation

Poughkeepsie, NY – New York Governor George Pataki earlier today signed Superfund legislation that environmentalists say should go a long way toward cleaning up thousands of contaminated properties across the state. The bill contains a more extensive brownfields program. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:18 pm
Thu October 9, 2003

Ballot Questions In New York

Albany, NY – They have received little publicity, but there will be two propositions on the statewide ballot on election day, November 4th, in New York State. WAMC's Brian Shields has more.

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WAMC New York News
9:40 am
Thu October 9, 2003

Group Targets Western Mass to Reduce Toxins

Amherst, MA – New England is the recipient of air pollution that blows in from the Midwest. The area also holds its own sizeable share of industrial sites. A group that aims to reduce toxins announced today that they'll be moving into Western Massachusetts. More from our Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
3:37 pm
Wed October 8, 2003

Paper for New $20 Made in Western MA

Dalton, MA – Tomorrow, the US Government will unveil its new 20-dollar bill. It's redesigned to include more security features that make it harder to counterfeit. The paper that all US currency is printed on is made in Western Massachusetts, as our Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:24 pm
Wed October 8, 2003

Dutchess Lawmakers To Vote on Lump Sum Tobacco Cash

Poughkeepsie, NY – The Dutchess County legislature is holding a special meeting tomorrow night to vote on whether to give up its future annual payments from the nation's tobacco settlement, and receive a lump sum instead. The money would then go toward paying off some of the county's debt. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has a preview of tomorrow night's session.

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WAMC New York News
12:04 pm
Wed October 8, 2003

NYS Warns About Loan Scams

Albany, NY – New York State has launched a media campaign to warn people about predatory loans. WAMC's Brian Shields has more.

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