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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon March 30, 2015

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.3.30)

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.3.30 - 4.3)
 
Monday, March 30
Kim Janda of The Scripps Research Institute explores the possibility of combating addiction through vaccination.

Tuesday, March 31
Jaime Cloud of Western Oregon University delves into human mating psychology.

Wednesday, April 1
The University of Alabama-Birmingham's Patricia Drentea analyzes how our increasing longevity is affecting the family structure.

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New York News
4:49 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Budget Framework Deal Announced

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached a framework agreement for a budget deal late Sunday night and hope to begin passing bills today to meet the midnight Tuesday deadline.

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Media Project
5:57 pm
Sun March 29, 2015

The Media Project #1243

(Airs 3/29 & 3/30) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and UAlbany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the survival of print journalism,  Bernie Goldberg takes on Bill O'Reilly, Yik Yak, your letters and much more.

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Strange Universe With Bob Berman
9:45 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Strange Universe: 3/29/15

This week, Bob Berman talks about how easy and dramatic astronomy can be.

Strange Universe With Bob Berman
9:45 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Strange Universe: 3/29/15

This week, Bob Berman talks about how easy and dramatic astronomy can be.

New England News
8:43 am
Sun March 29, 2015

New England Takes On Ocean Pollution

State legislators in New England are trying to form a multi-state pact to counter increasing ocean acidity along the East Coast.

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New England News
8:13 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Connecticut Man Killed In Vermont Snowmobile Accident

State police say a Connecticut man has been killed after his snowmobile went off a trail and collided with a metal cable that was strung between two trees across a driveway.

Authorities say 47-year-old Keith Whitney of New Haven was thrown from the snowmobile about 5:15 p.m. Saturday on the No. 52 trail in Wheelock.

A person riding with Whitney called 911 and emergency responders took him to a hospital, but he did not survive.

A trooper at the St. Johnsbury station could not provide more information early Sunday and said the investigation is ongoing.

New York News
8:11 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Utility Found 'Hazardous Situation' Months Before NYC Blast

Credit Andrew Magill, flickr

Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though authorities acknowledge the chances of finding them are slim.

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New York News
7:59 am
Sun March 29, 2015

New York Budget Negotiations Stretch Into Weekend

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New York state budget negotiations stretched into the weekend as legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo worked to resolve differences over school funding, teacher evaluations and a minimum wage hike before a new fiscal year begins Wednesday.

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New York News
7:58 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Lawmakers Announce Restoration Of VLT Funds For Saratoga

Lawmakers representing Saratoga County have announced that funding from Video Lottery Terminals will be restored to the county and Saratoga Springs. The city is home to the Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

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