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The Roundtable
9:07 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Kristal Brent Zook (aired 3/20/08)

Albany , NY – Joe speaks with Hofstra University professor of journalism Kristal Brent Zook about the importance of African American media in the U.S. in her new book, "I See Black People : The Rise and Fall of African Amercian Owned Television and Radio Minority Owned Television and Radio". The growth of African American owned radio stations is currently 260, but most of this growth has stagnated since the 1980's. African American ownership comprises of only 3% of today's media.

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WAMC New England News
7:24 am
Fri March 21, 2008

The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure

MA – The Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below The national jobless figure, after holding steady at 4.5 percent in February.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Massachusetts has settled a ten year old class action lawsuit

MA – Massachusetts has settled a ten year old class action lawsuit filed by disabled residents who want to move out of nursing homes and into the community. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:17 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Massachusettts shows an increase high school drop out rate

MA – State officials in Massachusetts report an increase in the high school drop out rate. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:14 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Lieberman is questioning the IRS's investigation of the United Church of Christ

CT – Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is questioning the Internal Revenue Service's investigation of the United Church of Christ. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:11 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Critical shortage of foster parents in Connecticut

CT – A new report says a critical shortage of foster parents in Connecticut is having a negative impact on abused and neglected kids. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this report...

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WAMC New England News
7:08 am
Fri March 21, 2008

A report says that the University of Connecticut has a low percentage of minorities

CT – A report says while minorities in Connecticut make up nearly 23 percent of people enrolled in higher education, fewer are at the University of Connecticut. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:03 am
Fri March 21, 2008

A shift in obgyn services in Northern Berkshire county

Berkshire, MA – A shift in obstetrics and gynecological services in Northern Berkshire county has prevented the loss of those medical services in the community. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:57 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Half of Vermont's counties are declining in population

VT – According to U.S. census figures released Thursday, the population of half of Vermont's counties is declining. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:54 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Competency hearing for woman accused of drowning her son

VT – A Vermont judge is expected to consider next week whether a Montreal woman accused of drowning her son in Lake Champlain is mentally competent to stand trial. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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