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12:46 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Hospice care industry is increasing, expert says

Lenox, MA – J. Donald Schumacher, an expert in the field of Hospice care was in the Berkshires earlier this week. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Schumacher says end of life care organizations need to be thinking differently in what is now a competitive market place;

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WAMC News
11:32 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Legislative Leaders Create Committee to Review Economic Stimulus Issues

Montpelier, VT – The leaders of the Vermont Legislature have created a committee to review Governor Jim Douglas' newly unveiled economic stimulus package and to explore ways to strengthen Vermont's economy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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10:23 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Word For The Wise #3488

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3488--04/23/08: With the time change, it's either half past Cervantes or quarter to Shakespeare

WAMC New York News
5:02 am
Wed April 23, 2008

NYRA: Going Forward

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Albany, NY – A few kinks still need "ironing out", but NYRA is gearing up for the summer racing season...Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports


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WAMC News
3:50 am
Wed April 23, 2008

International acts drawing crowds to the Colonial Theatre

Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre is entering its third season of arts and entertainment programming, after the historic restoration of the former vaudeville house in downtown Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details;

(Our thanks to Pittsfield Community Television, which provided an audio feed of the event at the Colonial.)

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Election 2008
3:29 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Pennsylvania Primary Analysis 4/23/08

Albany, NY – Hillary Clinton scored a double digit victory over Barack Obama in the Pennsylvania Democratic Primary. Discussing what effect the victory could have on the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is Dr. Ryane McAuliffe Straus of the College of Saint Rose. Alan Chartock hosts.

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WAMC News
3:16 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Union Suspects Gender Pay Inequity At UMass

Amherst, MA – A union is complaining that the University of Massachusetts is with-holding information that the union suspects would prove there is gender based pay inequity on the Amherst Campus..WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
2:23 am
Wed April 23, 2008

NRC Chairman Visits RPI

Albany, NY – Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Dale Klein was in the Capital District today to meet and address students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute... WAMC's Dave Lucas was there.


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WAMC New York News
12:06 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Controversy Burns After Minnewaska Fire Dies

Kerhonkson, NY – The massive fire at the Minnewaska state park is leading to calls for change. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:00 am
Tue April 22, 2008

Making Music One Instrument at a Time

Woodstock, NY – In a mass produced nation trembling on a shaky economy, it's hard to imagine how anyone can survive making one stringed instrument at a time. But the art of the handmade instrument is surviving .and even thriving. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett profiles two New York craftsmen who turn wood into sound.

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