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WAMC New York News
3:34 am
Thu March 20, 2008

New York "Safe Babies" Program Announced for New Parents

Albany, NY – Albany Medical Center hosted the announcement of a statewide effort designed to provide important information to new parents in an effort to help and protect New York's youngest citizens. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:29 am
Thu March 20, 2008

The Editorial Page - 3/20/08

Albany, NY – Today's Editorial Page deals with the state of the economy. Host David Galletly welcomes eminent economist
Hugh Johnson
.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:29 am
Thu March 20, 2008

In Conversation with... Dr. John Ratey

Albany, NY –

Dr. John Ratey is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

For more than a decade he taught residents and Harvard medical students as the Assistant Director of Resident training at Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He continues to teach psychiatrists as a regular instructor in Harvard's Continuing Medical Education program.

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WAMC News
11:24 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Dollar Woes A Boon to Ski Resorts

Plattsburgh, NY – The weak American dollar is a boon to the region's ski industry. The exchange rate is attracting Canadians and other international tourists to Vermont's ski areas, where they are spending more time and money than a typical domestic skier. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
11:17 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Pittsfield eatery closed

Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield restaurant hailed by many as a downtown magnet has closed while it works to reconfigure its upscale dining model. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on the implications some believe this could have on the business community;

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WAMC New York News
10:59 am
Wed March 19, 2008

New Look at New Deal Programs

Washington, DC – The stock market has been roller coastering this week in reaction to the collapse of an investment bank and the subsequent federal deal that kept it afloat. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett looks at the economy, the plans to fix it, and the lessons to be learned from history.

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The Roundtable
10:25 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Steve and Dede Leiber- Upstate Films (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – Julia and David speak with Steve and Dede Leiber of Upstate Films about the Academy Award winning best documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side" with film maker Alex Gibney as well as current and upcoming local theater events. Upstate Films is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information visit, www.upstatefilms.org.

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The Roundtable
10:17 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey (aired 3/18/08) 3 of 3

Albany, NY – In today's Congressional Corner, the discussion shifts from domestic issues such as the economy and health care to the U.S.'s foreign policy in Alan and New York's Congressman Maurice Hinchey's discussion.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Steve Felano (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – WAMC's Steve Felano reports about the rise in citizen journalism as an alternative source of news and information in today's media. Felano explored how the public has turned towards reporting the news themselves rather than relying on other sources of media. Recently bigger media companies such as CNN have accepted information from the public and perhaps this alternative source of information will become more important in the news.

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The Roundtable
10:03 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Book Picks- Oblong Books (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with book salesman Dick from Oblong Books about his weekly book picks. Oblong Books is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information about this bookstore, visit www.oblongbooks.com.

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