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WAMC New England News
6:42 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Number of civil unions in Connecticut dropping

Hartford, CT – Figures show that the number of same-sex
couples seeking civil unions in Connecticut has been steadily declining. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:28 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Regulators claim Schumer is to blame for Indymac

NY – Senator Charles Schumer is defending himself against claims by regulators that he is partly to blame for the collapse of Indymac Bancorp. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:22 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Green roof' to be built over Yonkers reservoir

Yonkers, NY – An environmentally friendly ``green roof''
would be the world's largest if built over a Yonkers reservoir. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
6:13 am
Mon July 14, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 930

Albany, NY – WHAT THE EDUCATIONAL REFORM MOVEMENT CAN LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL CHARTER SCHOOLS -

While charter schools continue to be debated, it appears charters have become
a fixture in the education landscape. So the question has changed from should they exist? To how charter schools can perform at even higher levels? And what can traditional public education learn from them?

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In Our Backyard
6:12 am
Mon July 14, 2008

In Our Backyard #163

Albany, NY – It is the dog days of summer - and we will get a state of the summer (or a Woof Report, if you prefer) from Ward this week. What has been happening in your backyards? Well, Mark saw a bear try to duke it out with a pair of fawns and he wants to know who had the upper hand or claw or hoof. Beth has a turtle with some dings in the shell and wants to know what caused them and Deb asks about Squirrel Pox. How can you turn your radio dial?

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Legislative Gazette
5:53 am
Mon July 14, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #828

Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/11/08 and 7/12/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Billionaire and 3 time Gubernatorial candidate Tom Golisano is forming a PAC that will give 5 million dollars of his own money he says could change the makeup of the state legislature, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that news, and we'll take a look at Invasive Species week in the Adirondacks.

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Media Project
5:49 am
Mon July 14, 2008

The Media Project #893

Albany, NY – (AIRS 7/13/08 & 7/14/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the Huffington Post and news that was "never" covered, Gwen Ifil and her "out of the closet" comment, Howard Wolfson on Fox news, your letters and more.

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The Roundtable
3:57 am
Mon July 14, 2008

National Museum of Dance (aired 7/11/08)

Saratoga Springs, NY – Joe and Sarah are joined by representatives from the National Museum of Dance.

WAMC New York News
3:48 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Parole Officers Memorial Service

Albany, NY – July 13-19th 2008 has been officially designated by Governor David Paterson as Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week. A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Parole Officers Memorial in Downtown Albany. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
3:43 am
Mon July 14, 2008

AMA Apology to Black Physicians: the Schenectady Connection

Schenectady, NY – Last week, the American Medical Association publicly apologized for a policy that barred black physicians from membership, creating what some referred to as "medical apartheid" in the United States. That apology resulted from a study whose lead author is based in Schenectady - Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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