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2:57 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Nutrition malfunction

Albany, NY – Anorexia nervosa is a mental disorder that causes people to see themselves as overweight, even when they are significantly underweight. In effect, people who suffer from the disease starve themselves. It can cause complications like heart disease and other illnesses, even death.

According to the National Eating Disorders Association, between 5 to 10 million people suffer from anorexia each year. The vast majority are women. And many of them are teenagers.

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WAMC News
1:42 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Massachusetts town meeting law may change

Boston, MA – Towns in Massachusetts may have more breathing room when it comes to crafting their fiscal year budgets. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the change would be welcomed by local municipal and educational leaders.

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The Roundtable
12:54 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Dr. Dana McDermott (aired 4/11/08)

Albany , NY – Roundtable Senior Producer, Andy Clegg, speaks with Dr. Dana McDermott of DePaul University in Chicago about preventing child abuse.

The Roundtable
12:49 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Richard Preston (aired 4/11/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Richard Preston about his book "The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring."

The Roundtable
12:41 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Congressional Corner with John Hall 1 of 3 (aired 4/11/08)

Albany, NY – Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with Congressman John Hall about groundwater protection in the Hudson Valley.

The Roundtable
12:35 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Mark Vonnegut (aired 4/11/08)

Albany, NY – To continue our remembrance of Kurt Vonnegut, Joe speaks with his son Mark.

The Roundtable
12:26 am
Fri April 11, 2008

Kurt Vonnegut (aired 4/11/08)

Albany, NY – To commemorate the year anniversary of his death, we are airing Joe Donahue's interview with the late Kurt Vonnegut - his last.

Performance Place
12:20 am
Fri April 11, 2008

King Vidor

Albany, NY – It's King Vidor's turn to take a spin in the music machine that is The Linda.

WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Thu April 10, 2008

North Country Reaction to Newly Passed Budget

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York Senate and Assembly have passed a $121.7 billion budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year. There's mixed reaction to the spending plan in the North Country region, in part because many community leaders have been unable to fully review it. Pat Bradley looks at the region's response to the budget.

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WAMC New York News
11:25 am
Thu April 10, 2008

New York's Budget: Proof the System is Broken?

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Albany, NY – New York's new budget has come in a little over a week late and a billion dollars lighter than first proposed. But there are concerns that in the current economy, it may still be too optimistic. And some say that's an indictment of state legislators.

Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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