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2:52 am
Fri February 22, 2008

The oldest profession in the world

Albany, NY – The ethical and moral debates surrounding prostitution are complex. Even films give us mixed messages about the business - providing glamorous roles for actors like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman to the less-sympathetic character played by a puffy, almost unrecognizable Charlize Theron in Monster.

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WAMC News
1:12 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Same-day registration could be considered by lawmakers

Boston, MA – Voters in Massachusetts may be allowed to register to vote on Election Day in November. Lawmakers hope to debate a bill allowing same-day voter registration in the coming weeks. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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The Roundtable
12:45 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Jon Bowermaster (aired 2/22/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Jon Bowermaster about climate change. Bowermaster, an editor, writer and filmaker for National Geographic, set out on an adventure to see the problems of global warming in Antarctica.

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The Roundtable
12:39 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Congressional Corner- Bernie Sanders (aired 2/22/08) 2 of 3

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with VT's Bernie Sanders about the increasing costs of heating a home in today's Congressional Corner.

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The Roundtable
12:33 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Margot Whitcomb (aired 2/22/08)

Albany, NY – Julia and David speak with the director of the Poughkeepsie Day School James Earl Jones Theatre, Margot Whitcomb, about the play, "The Yellow Boat". Writer David Sore wrote this play to commemorate the death of his son Benjamin, who died of AIDS.

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The Roundtable
12:24 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Willie Brown (aired 2/22/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with former San Fransisco mayor, Willie Brown, about his new book, "Basic Brown: My Life and Our Times". This book explores a personal view inside public policy making from this powerful politician.

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The Roundtable
12:16 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Ms. America Kirsten Haglund (aired 2/22/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Ms. America, Kirsten Haglund, about the pageant and her battle with anorexia.

WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Fri February 22, 2008

NYRI Press Conference

Albany, NY – NYRI Counsel Len Singer and President Chris Thompson conduct a phone press conference on the supplemental filing with the PSC.

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The Roundtable
12:08 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Michael Beschloss (aired 2/22/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with author, Michael Beschloss, about his book, "Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789- 1989". This leading presidential historian talks about past and present presidential politics.

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WAMC New York News
12:01 am
Fri February 22, 2008

NYRI Ups the Ante

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Albany, NY – The controversial project to run a 200 mile long power line through central New York is now projected to cost more than two billion dollars. Yet the developer claims it will still lower electricity costs. Susan Barnett reports.

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