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1:41 am
Wed June 11, 2008

How to Save Your Life #087

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Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Herbert Pardes, President and CEO of New York Presbyterian Health Care System. As a hospital administrator, Dr. Pardes talks about what can be done to lower healthcare costs and expand access to the uninsured. They'll also talk about how to create a culture of prevention to address the growing obesity epidemic and much more.

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The Roundtable
1:30 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Good Luck Julia Send-Off (aired 6/11/08)

Albany, NY – It's Julia Taylor's last day at WAMC. Her co-Tablers and some surprise guests wish her well!

WAMC Programs
1:27 am
Wed June 11, 2008

The Book Show #1038

Albany, NY – Dani Shapiro's novel "Black & White" is about a woman who has spent her adult life hiding from her famous photographer mother, who is now dying. Can she forgive her mother for the suggestive photographs she took throughout the girl's childhood, that made her famous?

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Election 2008
12:21 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Representative McNulty Retiring After 20 Years

Albany, NY – Representative Mike McNulty of New York's 21st district will retire from office after 20 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

"I've been in public life for a long time now. It's my 39th year in office, my 20th year in Congress. I have a perspective that's been built over a period of decades," McNulty said to WAMC's Alan Chartock on "The Capitol Connection".

"I'm going to be home a lot more, I'm going to be playing a lot more with my grandchildren," McNulty said.

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The Roundtable
12:02 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Listener Essay by Mary Ann Kentofio (aired 6/11/08)

Albany, NY – In today's listener essay, Mary tells us about a recent dinner party she attended with her husband, a dinner party that revealed the dark undercurrents that lurk beneath even the most placid unions

WAMC News
11:56 am
Tue June 10, 2008

City Councilors Question Budget Claims

Springfield, MA – City Councilors in Springfield Massachusetts ,as they review the budget for fiscal 2009 submitted by Mayor Domenic Sarno, are questioning whether the numbers match the mayor's rhetoric. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
11:03 am
Tue June 10, 2008

We're Having a Heat Wave

Hudson Valley, NY – The third day of blistering heat is shutting down schools, selling out fans and air conditioners and leading to calls for more efforts to create cool cities. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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9:50 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Word For The Wise #3522

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3522--06/10/08: The fine tradition of American honesty

WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Tue June 10, 2008

The heat save is stressing electric companies

NY – The heat save is stressing electric companies and worrying health officials. Susan Barnett reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:12 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Reduction in scholarships in NY

NY – Part of New York's attempts to tighten its belt will lead to a reduction in scholarships. Susan Barnett reports...

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