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Local headlines February 7, 2011

Feb 07, 2011 6:15 am
Area businesses kick into high gear for Superbowl
The big story in the Daily Mail and Register-Star this morning was about the Super Bowl... which if you didn't know it, was won by the Packers...

State 'fix' losing credit
The Times Union has a groundbreaking story on what's been happening with pollution-clearing Brownfields cleanup, where the amount given out in tax credits is almost double that spent on actual work.

Orange government saves money through renegotiated contracts
The Daily Freeman has a piece up about how one Hudson Valley county has started to reach back into its recent history to renegotiate contracts for goods and services, and is next aiming at labor contracts.

Greene inmate indicted on fake tax returns
The Daily Mail has finally picked up the story about an inmate running fake tax returns to the tune of $740 million from out of his cell. Now he faces more time in prison...

Ice takes down power lines

Covering the east of the region, the Berkshire Eagle has a piece on how ice has been bringing down the electricity for thousands in Massachusetts, and some in Columbia County, as well.