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7:05 am
Mon May 26, 2008

Word For The Wise #3511

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3511--05/26/08: Memorial Day--a day to look back

The Best of Our Knowledge
6:01 am
Mon May 26, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 923

Albany, NY – DAILY LESSONS: INSIDE WESTERN GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY SERIES

GRADUATION AND THE MEANING OF HIGH SCHOOL -

It's graduation time for high school students all across North America.
It's a time of joy and celebration. But it can also be bittersweet. Students
are leaving friends, and may be unsure of their future. For us, it's also
a time to consider graduation rates and how they've declined over the
decades.

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Capitol Connection
4:18 am
Sat May 24, 2008

The Capitol Connection #821

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. Alan asks Assemblyman Ortiz about some of the unpopular bills he's sponsored over the years including banning the use of cell phones while driving and requiring restaurants to post nutrition information on menus. They'll also talk about his latest controversial ideas including legislation to prevent DWI's, a bill to prevent domestic violence and much more.

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WAMC New York News
11:46 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Gas Drilling Through Federal Legal Holes

Hudson Valley, NY – What may be one of the biggest natural gas finds in years is lying beneath New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Gas companies are quietly negotiating multi-million dollar leases with private landowners while states are scrambling to find out if their environmental laws can plug holes left in federal laws. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports those holes are custom made for gas and oil exploration

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WAMC New York News
11:25 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Study: Wealth Transfer in Northeastern NY

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Albany, NY – Over the next few decades, New Yorkers will transfer wealth from one generation to another in unprecedented amounts... the Community Foundation for the Capital Region wants to see some of that money go to support public needs. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
11:12 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Mayor's Budget Adds Police

Springfield, MA – The mayor of Springfield Massachusetts, Domenic Sarno, has offered a proposed city budget that he says averts layoffs and maintains essential city services. This budget for the 2009 fiscal year is the first one crafted by a mayor in Springfield since the Finance Control Board was put in charge of the city four years ago. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Media Project
9:47 am
Fri May 23, 2008

The Media Project #886

Albany, NY – (AIRS 5/25/08 & 5/26/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss the fight between O'Reilly and Olberman, a californial weekly offers to marry gay couples, your letters and much more.

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Election 2008
8:17 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Gov. Paterson urges Clinton to end MI/FL Vote Count Bid

Albany, NY – On WAMC's afternoon call in program Vox Pop with Alan Chartock yesterday, New York Gov. David Paterson, who is superdelegate supporting Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, said he hopes she will end her effort to count Michigan and Florida votes to save her presidential campaign. More from WAMC's Jill Rontey...

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WAMC New York News
7:38 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Three apparent incidents of violence at the Yonkers office of a 0New York State Senator

Yonkers, NY – Three apparent incidents of violence at the Yonkers office of New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins in recent weeks prompted the Senator's minority leader, Malcolm Smith, to really outside her office with a number of other officials Thursday and call for an end to that kind of behavior. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:35 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Newburgh, NY officials are planning to hold public forums on teen curfews

Newburgh, NY – Newburgh, NY officials are planning to hold public forums to gain input on the possibility of implementing a curfew for teens under a certain age. Recent violence, including the murders of two teens, has precipitated the discussion of a curfew. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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