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7:08 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Word For The Wise #3503

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3503--05/14/08: How hot is hot?

WAMC New York News
7:08 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Police Officer Christopher Dolan honored with a Purple Heart award

Middletown, NY – Police Officer Christopher Dolan, who was the first cop in Middletown, NY's history to be shot during an incident, was back on the job four months after being shot three times during a domestic dispute last July. He was honored with the city department's Police Purple Heart award. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:58 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Ulster County, NY veterans' cemetery is going to become a reality

Ulster County, NY – After over two decades of trying to establish an Ulster County, NY veterans' cemetery, it is going to become a reality.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:54 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Assembly Republicans call for nursing shortage action

Albany, NY – The state Assembly's Republican minority
conference is calling for legislative measures to address a nursing shortage in the state. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:51 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Man sentenced for slashing Saratoga Springs cop last year

Saratoga, NY – A 19-year-old upstate man has been
sentenced to 9 to 14 years in prison for slashing a police officer's throat after walking away from a mental health facility. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:49 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Man ruled competent to stand trial in 2007 shooting

NY – A man accused of wounding a state trooper in
a gun battle on an Adirondack back road last summer has been ruled competent to stand trial. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
4:40 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Milestone Marked In Smoke Detector Program

Springfield, MA – Officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts are hailing a program they say is allowing senior citizens to live more safely in their homes....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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Vox Pop
3:43 am
Wed May 14, 2008

West VA. Primary Analysis 5/14/08

Albany, NY – Hillary Rodham Clinton picked up a win in the West Virgina Democratic Presidential Primary. Many pundits say it's a question of "too little, too late" for the former first lady and current junior U.S. Senator from NY. Host Alan Chartock finds out what our listeners think.

WAMC New York News
3:08 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Changes Proposed After Cop's Death

Westchester County, NY – A panel convened after the accidental killing of an off duty cop is recommending tightened regulations and more training for New York's police. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Book Show
2:43 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The Book Show #1034

Albany, NY – This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Chinua Achebe's groundbreaking novel "Things Fall Apart." This is a special broadcast of an event in his honor.

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