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Capitol Connection
2:01 am
Sat May 3, 2008

The Capitol Connection #818

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. We'll find out what the Assembly Speaker thinks about the proposal to suspend the state's sales tax on gasoline. They'll also talk about a possible property tax cap, pay raises for state judges, presidential politics and much more.

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WAMC New England News
11:20 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Reporters Roundtable With Deval Patrick

Northampton, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was in Northampton earlier this week to announce a workforce training grant to a local company and to talk about his economic development plan for the state. After the announcement, the governor sat down with reporters in a conference room in city hall for a roundtable discussion . WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill was among the reporters who talked with the governor.....

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The Roundtable
11:01 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Julie Mehretu (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with contemporary artist Julie Mehretu about her work and her new exhibit at Williams College. They started talking about art and ended up talking about Julie's childhood interest in art.

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The Roundtable
10:57 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Joe Camp - Soul of a Horse (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Joe Camp about how be came to write "Soul of a Horse". Film writer, producer, director and author Camp has been exploring the soul of the horse after his wife gave him a horse for his birthday. Camp is also known for creating the movie "Bengie".

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The Roundtable
9:11 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Nancy Scarselletta - Language Learning Institute (aired 5/2/08)

Albany, NY – Nancy Scarselletta of the Language Learning Institute in Albany, NY speaks to Joe and David about the institute and their summer camp. The Language Learning Institute focuses on teaching students before and after high school. For more information, visit www.languagelearninginstitute.com.

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WAMC New England News
8:07 am
Fri May 2, 2008

General Motors and MA partner with ethanol startup company

MA – General Motors has formed a partnership with a Massachusetts ethanol startup company. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
8:02 am
Fri May 2, 2008

90-day cooling off period for homeowners facing foreclosure

MA – A new state law provides a 90-day cooling off period for Massachusetts homeowners facing the prospect of foreclosure. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New York News
7:59 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Massachusetts Republican Party chairman calls for investigation of phantom voting practices

MA – Massachusetts Republican Party chairman Peter
Torkildsen is calling on Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate so-called phantom voting practices on Beacon Hill. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:55 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Holyoke Massachusetts observes National Day of Prayer

Holyoke, MA – Holyoke Massachusetts was one of several communities around the country to observe the National Day of Prayer. WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

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Election 2008
7:44 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Clinton can count on at least two more superdelegates from her home state of New York

NY – Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton can count on at least two more superdelegates from her home state of New York: Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.

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