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WAMC New York News
3:45 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Drug Awareness Campaign Targets Gay Community

Albany, NY – With use of the drug "crystal Meth" is on the rise, there's a local effort on to increase awareness ... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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Vox Pop
3:14 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Supreme Court 7/8/08

Albany, NY – Law professor Stephen Gottlieb joins Alan Chartock for an overview of recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Steve Gottlieb is the Jay and Ruth Caplan Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School and author of Morality Imposed: The Rehnquist Court and Liberty in America. He is also a member of the Board of the New York Civil Liberties Union and served in the US Peace Corps in Iran.

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The Roundtable
12:40 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Tony Horowitz (aired 7/8/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Tony Horowitz, author of "A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World."

The Roundtable
12:01 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch (aired 7/8/08)

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with Vermont congressman Peter Welch about government contracts given to Blackwater private defense contractors in Iraq.

The Roundtable
11:56 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch (aired 7/7/08)

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with Vermont Congressman Peter Welch about the rising cost of tuition.

The Roundtable
11:51 am
Mon July 7, 2008

The Elizabeth Freeman Center (aired 7/7/08)

Albany, NY – The Roundtable sits down with Program Manager Deb Parkington and Organizer Dr. Liz Shaker of the Elizabeth Freeman Center.

WAMC New York News
11:51 am
Mon July 7, 2008

TIckets For Talking: NY Drivers' Cell Phones

Albany, NY – The number of New Yorkers being ticketed for using cell-phones while driving is rising: Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
11:31 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Walter Isaacson (aired 7/7/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with former CNN chairman and former managing editor of Time Magazine, Walter Isaacson about his biography about Albert Einstein.

WAMC New York News
11:30 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Benedictine Nurses Fight to Unionize

Kingston, NY – Nurses trying to unionize at an Ulster County hospital are in Albany today to put their case before the National Labor Relations Board. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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11:28 am
Mon July 7, 2008

How to Save Your Life #089

Albany, NY – Host Dr. Phil Stieg is joined by Dr. Charles Rosen, Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California. Dr. Rosen is calling attention to the conflict of interest between physicians and the manufacturers of medical devices. Dr. Rosen explains how unethical marketing practices by the medical device industry puts patients and doctors at risk and then offers possible solutions to fix the problem.

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