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4:45 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Plan Unveiled For Revamped Three County Fairground

Northampton, MA – Officials in Northampton Massachusetts are reviewing a just completed master plan for the future of the 190 year old Three County Fairgrounds. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC News
4:45 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Burlington Officials Sign Contract Keeping Al-Jazeera on Cable System

Burlington, VT – Burlington, Vermont has contracted to continue broadcasting the English language programming of Al-Jazeera on the city-owned cable television system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
4:41 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Sex Offender Residency Law Passed

Barre, VT – The Barre, Vermont city council has passed an ordinance banning sex offenders from moving within 1,000 feet of a school, park or playground. But the Council must re-cast their votes on the measure, which is also expected to face a legal challenge. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
4:00 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Effort to memorialize DuBois' work gets new support

Great Barrington, MA – Three placards and a walking path are all that presently distinguish the WEB DuBois Memorial Park from just another spot in the woods. But as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports today marked a new beginning for the Great Barrington landmark;

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Vox Pop
3:30 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Astronomy 7/24/08

Albany, NY – Astronomer Bob Berman returns to ponder the wonderous workings of the univese. Host Glenn Busby keeps the proceedings well grounded.

The Roundtable
12:29 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Elizabeth Royte - Bottlemania (aired 7/24/08)

Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with Elizabeth Royte - about her new book, Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Buy it.

The Roundtable
12:28 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum (aired 7/24/08)

Bolton Landing, NY – Composer and Artistic Director of the Museum, Richard Wargo, and Soprano Megan Weston (pictured, right) join David and Sarah in Studio A to talk about the museum and its season.

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The Roundtable
12:28 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Finks (aired 7/24/08)

Poughkeepsie, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with playwright, Joe Gilford and actor, Josh Radnor about the play Finks (based on the lives of Gilford's parents) which is at Powerhouse at Vassar. www.powerhouse.vassar.edu

The Roundtable
12:27 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Lincoln Hall - Dead Lucky (aired 7/24/08)

Albany, NY – Lincoln Hall was left for dead near the summit of Mount Everest - but survived. Joe speaks with him about his book, Dead Lucky.

WAMC News
11:48 am
Wed July 23, 2008

Predicted Heavy Rains Lead to Flood Concerns

Plattsburgh, NY – Heavy rains in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday are raising worries of possible flooding in some parts of Vermont and Northern New York. While there is a flood watch for areas of Vermont and northern New York, the heavy rain forecast is not limited to that area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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