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WAMC New England News
7:32 am
Wed October 1, 2008

environmental groups reach agreement on Long Island Sound

Waterford, CT – Two environmental groups say they have reached an agreement with the state and the Millstone Nuclear Power Complex in Waterford, Connecticut to speed up plans to reduce the plant's effect on Long Island sound. WAMC's Charlie Deitz has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:26 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Neal: House will have the votes to pass a financial rescue bill

Springfield, MA – Massachusetts Democratic Representative Richard Neal of Springfield predicts the House will have the votes later in the week to approve a financial rescue bill very similar to what was turned down Monday. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Election 2008
7:21 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Hinchey explains why he voted against the bailout plan

Hurley,NY – A day after he voted against the $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street, New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey of Hurley was in his third floor district office in Kingston's Wall Street trying to explain why he was one of 95 Democrats who voted against the bill. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:17 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Hall's VA bill passed in the Senate

Hudson Valley, NY – Hudson Valley, NY Congressman John Hall's bill that would overhaul the VA's disability claims bureaucracy has passed in the Senate. It passed unanimously in the House weeks ago. Senator Hillary Clinton sponsored the bill in the upper house. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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The Book Show
7:02 am
Wed October 1, 2008

The Book Show #1054

Albany, NY – September 27-October 4 is Banned Books Week. On this week's show, Judith Krug of the American Library Association discusses banned and challenged books.

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WAMC News
4:45 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Wall Street Rescue Bill Protested

Springfield, MA – With Congress poised to take another stab at trying to rescue the nation's financial system activists scheduled protests across the country to complain about what they see as a Wall Street bail out...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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Vox Pop
3:46 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Wall Street and Main Street 10/01/08

Albany, NY – Today's program examines ways to navigate a turbulent economy. Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Jerry Mason, Professor of Finance at the Collage of St. Rose.

WAMC News
3:25 am
Wed October 1, 2008

U.N. Representative Visits Champlain College to Assess Joint Project

Winooski, VT – Students at a college in Burlington, Vermont are working on a project allowing them a chance to travel internationally, create a new concept for video games and work with the United Nations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
12:11 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Siena Survey Says: Consumer Confidence Up in NY

Albany, NY – Consumer confidence is up in Albany, according to a new survey. The Siena Research Institute released its Quarterly Consumer Confidence poll this morning. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has the facts and figures.

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The Roundtable
9:40 am
Tue September 30, 2008

David Rice - Geekonomics (aired 9/30)

Albany, NY – Author David Rice explains the real cost of insecure software in his book "Geekonomics".

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