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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:28 am
Mon July 7, 2008

More Vermont farmers' markets accept debit cards and electronic food stamps

VT – More Vermont farmers' markets are accepting debit cards and electronic food stamps this summer, making it easier for people to buy local produce, organic cheeses and homemade breads and pies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:27 am
Mon July 7, 2008

The Vermont State Police are investigating two arson fires at Correctional Facility

Chittenden County, VT – The Vermont State Police are investigating two arson fires in two days at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
4:55 am
Mon July 7, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 929

Albany, NY – NEW CHARTER SCHOOL OFFERS DRAMATIC SALARY INCREASE -

Listeners over the past several months have likely heard about various
education reform ideas that are being tried to improve education in America.
For instance, some schools are focusing more on math and science. Others,
on things like entrepreneurship

Well, the founder of a new charter school opening next year in New York City believes the answer is hire great teachers, and then pay them a LOT more money. Salaries range as much as $125,000 a year.

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WAMC News
3:37 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Springfield Gets Grants And Growth District

Springfield, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, during a visit to downtown Springfield, announced several initiatives targeted at helping the local economy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Vox Pop
3:17 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Ophthalmology7/7/08

Albany, NY – The "eyes" have it on this edition of Medical Monday. Alan Chartock welcomes noted ophthalmologist, Dr. Robert Sax.

WAMC New York News
1:58 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Kingston's New Policy Called Too Late and Not Enough

Kingston, NY – The city of Kingston is on a campaign to stamp out sexual harassment but critics say it's way too late. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
12:43 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Kathryn Shevelow (aired 7/7/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Kathryn Shevelow, author of "For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement."

WAMC News
12:20 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Pittsfield Contemporary

Pittsfield, MA – An effort in Pittsfield is under way to draw attention to a burgeoning piece of its cultural scene.

WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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The Roundtable
12:10 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Pete Sampras (aired 7/3/08)

Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with former tennis pro Pete Sampras about his new autobiography "A Champion's Mind."

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The Roundtable
12:08 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Louis Masure - The Soiling of Old Glory (aired 7/3/08)

Albany, NY – Katie Britton speaks with Louis Masure about his new book, "The Soiling of Old Glory."

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