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Performance Place
11:17 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Side Splittin' Songs

Albany, NY – Funny-Folkies Mike Agranoff and Carla Ulbrich perform at Caffe Lena on Sept. 12. Before that - hear them here on Performance Place.

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Women in Science on the Air
10:22 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Sounds of Progress, Part II: Maria Agnesi

Albany, NY – Maria Agnesi (1718-1799). This brilliant daughter of Italian nobility spoke five languages, wrote the first books on abstract geometry, and dreamed of being a nun.

Women in Science on the Air
10:21 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Sounds of Progress, Part II: Anna Morandi Manzolini

Albany, NY – Anna Morandi Manzolini (1716-1774). Anna was an artist who sculpted detailed anatomical models out of wax that were used in medical schools for centuries to come.

Women in Science on the Air
10:19 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Sounds of Progress, Part II: Laura Bassi

Albany, NY – Laura Bassi (1711-1778). This Italian mother of 12 became the first female professor of physics. She also successfully petitioned her university employer for more responsibility and a higher salary.

10:16 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Word For The Wise #3590

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3590--09/12/08: Irregardless, I say it's a great show

WAMC New York News
5:07 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Walking Home After School: Students Journey Not Always Pleasant

Kids ride bikes along a blocked-off section of Quail St. as police act as shepherds, guiding Albany High School students safely home.
...:::WAMC photo by Dave Lucas:::...

Albany, NY – After-School violence is nothing new along Albany's Central Avenue. In the hours from about 2.30 to 4pm, it's "anything can happen" along the busy street, which has become the conduit for large groups of roaming teens making their way home from Albany High school on Washington Avenue to downtown and Arbor Hill.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
4:38 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Bald Eagles May Have Successfully - And Finally - Nested In Vermont

Waterbury, VT – Wildlife officials say a pair of bald eagles apparently nested along the Upper Connecticut River this spring and raised at least one eaglet, potentially erasing Vermont's stigma as the only state in the lower 48 without nesting bald eagles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
3:55 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Fred Breglia (aired 9/12/08)

Albany, NY – The Roundtable Hosts speak with Fred Breglia about the Landis Arboretum and their Plant Sale coming on the weekend of Sept. 13.

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Vox Pop
3:18 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Political Free for All 9/12/08

Albany, NY – The order of the day is politics, politics, politics, and WAMC listeners sound off! Alan Chartock hosts.

WAMC News
2:46 am
Fri September 12, 2008

New UMass Amherst Chancellor Calls For Changes

Amherst, MA – The new chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in a speech to a faculty convocation today sketched out several changes he says need to be made in order to raise the flagship campus to national prominence. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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