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11:15 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Plattsburgh College Houses Unique Collection of Skeletons

Plattsburgh, NY – The bones sit on lab benches and lined on shelves. Many appear fragile and thin, the skulls small and leg bones short and narrow. They don't appear extraordinary for an anthropology lab, but these bones are quite special. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains why.

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WAMC New York News
11:10 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Plattsburgh State Houses Unique Collection of Skeletons

Plattsburgh, NY – An anthropology lab at Plattsburgh State has a unique collection of skeletons. The second floor of the college's Ward Hall houses what may be the largest single collection of Maya bones ANYwhere. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:04 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Full Interview: Ted Shaw of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Kingston, NY – The shooting of a black police officer by policeman from a neighboring Westchester county community has scratched open a wound that never fully heals. That's according to Ted Shaw of the NAACP legal defense and educational fund. He spoke with Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett.

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WAMC New York News
11:03 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Police Shooting Raises Questions

White Plains, NY – The shooting of a Westchester County cop by officers from a neighboring town over the weekend has raised larger questions about race, and about attitudes that may run far deeper than we want to admit. Today Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett talks with the head of the NAACP Legal defense and educational fund.

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WAMC New England News
11:00 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New Massachusetts Education Commissioner

Medford, MA – The Massachusetts Board of Education , earlier this month, unanimously selected Mitchell Dan Chester to be the commonwealth's 23rd education commissioner. It is the first time in 20 years someone from out-of-state has been selected. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Chester.....


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WAMC New York News
9:54 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Advocates Back Spitzer's Housing Fund

Albany, NY – Grassroots Groups and Housing Advocates gathered in Albany Monday to praise Governor Spitzer's 400-Million Dollar commitment to adress New York's affordable housing crisis. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New England News
8:57 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Mass. Democrats respond to Bush's State of Union Speech

Massachusetts – Most members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts Congressional delegation were quick to criticize President Bush's final State of the Union Address. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
8:29 am
Tue January 29, 2008

New England and New York Ask for Delay in New Boarder Laws

New England – Six senators from northern New England and New York asked the department of homeland security today to delay implementation of stiff new identification requirements for people entering the U.S. by land from Canada.Jill Rontey reports...

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WAMC New York News
8:21 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Spitzer's Creative Taxes

Albany, NY – Its the perfect tax:Government exacts a big payment without having to fend off lobbyists or wage a political fight. and in most cases, the taxpayer doesn't even have a say.

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WAMC New York News
8:12 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Bloomberg says Spitzer budget shortchanges New York City

Albany, NY – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg say
Governor Spitzer's proposed state budget shortchanges the city by about $500 million and breaks funding promises in education and
social services. WAMC's Sarah LaDuke with details...

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