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WAMC New England News
6:35 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Ailing Kennedy aims to return to Senate in January

MA – Sen. Edward Kennedy will not be on Capitol Hill this week when Congress returns from its summer break. But the Massachusetts senator, who has brain cancer, does plan to return in
January. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
4:06 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Art and the Depression - Lessons for Today

Poughkeepsie, NY – Poughkeepsie's Hallie Flannagan was the country's leading champion of the arts during the Great Depression. She was charged with heading the WPA's Arts Project a daring project that launched the career of Orson Welles, John Houseman and many others. It also highlighted some of society's biggest secrets. Biographer Susan Quinn spoke with Susan Barnett about her book, Furious Improvisation, How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:48 am
Mon September 8, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 938

Albany, NY – NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SERIES

THE SOUNDS OF PROGRESS: THE CHANGING ROLE OF GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

PERCEPTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN IN THEIR PURSUIT OF A PH.D. IN SCIENCE

To advance the science-related fields of higher education takes a love of research and commitment to academic excellence. The work is time-consuming and complicated, yet rewarding.

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Vox Pop
3:29 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Medical Monday 9/8/08

Albany, NY – Foot care is the topic of this Medical Monday. Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Doug Tumen.

The Roundtable
3:21 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Spencertown Academy Festival of Books

Albany, NY – Joe and David learn all about the Spencertown Academy Festival of Books.

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WAMC New York News
3:20 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Gov. Paterson Addresses Independent Living Conference

Governor David Paterson talks with reporters outside The New York Association on Independent Living 2008 Conference at the Desmond in Colonie 09.08.08
...::WAMC photo by Dave Lucas::...

Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson was the featured speaker at The New York Association on Independent Living 2008 Conference entitled "Taking Action for Independence: Confrontation and Controversy" running Monday thru Wednesday at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas attended and files this report.

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WAMC News
3:10 am
Mon September 8, 2008

New Catholic High School Opens In Chicopee

Chicopee, MA – At a time when enrollments are declining in catholic schools in Western Massachusetts , and across the country, the Springfield Diocese has opened a brand new high school in Chicopee..WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
3:00 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Queens Galley Gets Some Help, and Helps Others

Kingston, NY – A soup kitchen that's been worried it might have to close its doors is celebrating donations that give it a breather and sharing what it has with other kitchens. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
2:42 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Douglas A. Blackmon

Albany, NY – Blackmon speaks with Joe and David about his book, "Slavery by Another Name : The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II."

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Media Project
12:11 am
Mon September 8, 2008

The Media Project #901

Albany, NY – (AIRS 9/07/08 & 9/08/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss a letter about how the press vets rumors, coverage of Hurricane Gustav, your letters and much more.

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