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WAMC New York News
11:22 am
Wed May 7, 2008

3rd Consecutive Schenectady Budget Surplus

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Albany, NY – The city of Schenectady ended 2007 with a surplus for the third straight year according to an annual audit presented to the City Council earlier this week. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Mayor Brian Stratton and filed this report.

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10:25 am
Wed May 7, 2008

How to Save Your Life #082

Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Michael Paul Mason, author of "Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath." They'll discuss different types of brain injuries and levels of severity. They'll talk about treatment and rehabilitation for people with brain injuries and how to get the best care. Mason also offers advice on preventing brain injuries before they happen.

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The Book Show
10:17 am
Wed May 7, 2008

The Book Show #1033

Albany, NY – Siri Hustvedt's intriguing new novel "The Sorrows of an American," features a middle-aged brother and sister, living in New York but originally from Minnesota, as they unravel their feelings about their parents, their former partners, and their new loves.

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WAMC New England News
7:16 am
Wed May 7, 2008

JetBlue Airways is the latest airline to be sued by skycaps

MA – JetBlue Airways is the latest airline to be sued by skycaps who claim a two dollar-per-bag curbside check-in fee violates the Massachusetts Tips Law. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
7:13 am
Wed May 7, 2008

The state's highest court is set to consider the chief medical examiner's firing

MA – The state's highest court is set to consider whether Governor Patrick had grounds to fire Massachusetts' former chief medical examiner. The story from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:01 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Patrick Administration is launching a study of rail freight transportation

MA – The Patrick Administration is launching a study to look at ways to expand rail freight transportation in Massachusetts.Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:51 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Rell is directing her commissioners and agency heads to ban out-of-state travel

CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell is directing her commissioners and agency heads to ban out-of-state travel by all personnel because of a projected budget deficit. The ban only applies if the travel is paid with state funds. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New York News
6:47 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Poughkeepsie City Hall to crack down on nuisance properties

Poughkeepsie, NY – City Hall is going to crack down on nuisance properties in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY in an effort to clean up neighborhoods. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:45 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Steinhaus has proposed a $2.9 million bond resolution to fund highway and bridge improvements

Dutchess County , NY – Dutchess County Executive William Steinhaus has proposed a $2.9 million bond resolution to fund highway and bridge improvements on the county's 394 miles of roads and 312 bridges. The total cost of the program is $5.5 million, but New York State would fund the $2.6 million difference. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:43 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Kingcston's CSEA has a new four year contrat

Kingston, NY – The 153 members of the City of Kingston's CSEA have a new four year contract as the city council Tuesday night approved the agreement effective January 1, 2008. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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