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WAMC New York News
1:57 pm
Mon September 15, 2003

Plan to Rehab Old GE Plant Unveiled

Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield officials will release a new master plan this week for redeveloping the old General Electric plant. It's hoped the project will help revive the city's slumping economy. The plan will be outlined at a City Council meeting this week, but our Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson has a preview.

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WAMC New York News
1:01 pm
Mon September 15, 2003

Students Join Global WTO Protests

Plattsburgh, NY – A group of students at Plattsburgh State rallied Saturday against the World Trade Organization. It was part of global "day of action" solidarity rallies. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
1:13 pm
Fri September 12, 2003

MA Electric Customers Can Buy Green

Massachusetts – A new Massachusetts energy program offers residents and businesses the chance to support renewable electricity. The official statewide announcement will come next week, but our Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:40 am
Fri September 12, 2003

Incumbent Mayor Takes the Lead in Hudson

Hudson, NY – The battle for the Democratic Party line to run for mayor continues in the City of Hudson. Now it's incumbent Mayor Richard Scalera who is in the lead. We get the latest from WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

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WAMC New York News
10:07 am
Fri September 12, 2003

Vermont IBM Plant Gets New Contract, but No New Jobs

Essex Junction, VT – IBM's Essex Junction, Vermont plant has reached a long-term deal to make computer chips for California-based Intersil Corporation. An IBM spokesman says while it will bring significant work to the plant, it will not bring any new jobs. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
3:55 pm
Thu September 11, 2003

Williams College Reflects on 9/11

Williamstown, MA – Today is President Bush's second day of campaigning for renewed anti-terror efforts, prompting lawmakers and citizens alike to raise questions about safety and other September 11th-related issues. Williams College will hold a panel tonight to assess where the country is now in the post-9/11 era. WAMC's Kelly Wilkinson has more.

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WAMC New York News
1:36 pm
Thu September 11, 2003

Key Battle in Early US History to be Commemorated

Plattsburgh, NY – September 11th has been a significant date in US history for almost 200 years. On Sept 11th, 1814 Americans defeated a British invasion force on Lake Champlain. The battle was a critical event in preventing the fledgling US from becoming a British territory. The Battle of Plattsburgh annual commemoration begins today and continues thru the weekend. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a preview.

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WAMC New York News
12:54 pm
Thu September 11, 2003

Hudson Valley Art Exhibit Focuses on Grief and Healing

Red Hook, NY – There's a place in a Hudson Valley village where one can go to grieve through art. It's an exhibition that focuses on grief and healing, and where one sculptor uses steel from the World Trade Center for his piece. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was at the exhibit and filed this report.

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WAMC New York News
11:01 am
Thu September 11, 2003

Free Breakfast At Upstate Schools

Albany, NY – A settlement between New York's Attorney General and vitamin manufacturers is providing free breakfasts for thousands of
school children across upstate New York. WAMC's Brian Shields reports on the breakfast program called ABC.

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WAMC New York News
2:07 pm
Wed September 10, 2003

Vermont Governor to Head Regional Group

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has been elected chair of the regional New England Governors' Conference. The conference is an informal alliance of the 6 states that helps to promote and coordinate policy initiatives throughout the region. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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