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WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Ceremony marked National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Orange County, NY – The Orange County, NY Coalition for Crime Victims' Rights held its annual tree blessing ceremony and candlelight vigil Wednesday night. It marked the National Crime Victims' Rights Week. This year, the event was held in the Town of Chester. WAMC's Hank Gross

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Thu April 17, 2008

New plan expected to better protect Delaware River basin communities flooding

NY NJ DE – Officials from New York, New Jersey and Delaware and the federal government have agreed to a plan that is expected to better protect Delaware River basin communities from the threat of flooding, Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell announced. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
4:38 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Quebec and New York Sign Security Agreement

Plattsburgh, NY – Officials from the State of New York and the province of Quebec have signed a new cross border security agreement. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:56 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Killer Of Mob Boss Takes Plea Deal

Springfield, MA – Federal and Massachusetts state law enforcement authorities say they've won a major victory in the battle against organized crime in the northeast. A man has pleaded guilty to the 2003 murder of a Western Massachusetts mob boss and has agreed to cooperate with investigators.. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:48 am
Thu April 17, 2008

HondaJet Coming to Albany

Albany, NY – Honda has been an innovator since its humble beginnings as a motorcycle manufacturer in post-World War II Japan. Today, the international company made two major announcements: one of them involves the Capital Region. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:33 am
Thu April 17, 2008

The Editorial Page 4/17/08

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock takes listener calls as we discuss the state of the race for President of the United States.

WAMC New York News
3:19 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Inside Kingston High School

Kingston, NY – Urban school districts aren't just in big cities. Upstate communities like Kingston, NY face similar pressures a diverse population, overcrowding, budget constraints and societal changes. Hudson Valley bureau chief susan Barnett takes a closer look at how Kingston's facing those challenges.

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The Roundtable
12:41 am
Thu April 17, 2008

C.J. Box - Blue Heaven (aired 4/17/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with author C.J. Box about his new book, "Blue Heaven". The book takes place in the Idaho pan handle called Blue Heaven, where L.A.P.D.'s retire and some bring deadly secrets. Joe speaks with Box about how he came to write the book.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
12:38 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Speakers Corner 4/17/08: Is America ready for its first African American or female president?

Albany, NY – As the U.S. prepares for a historic presidential election in November, we'll ask the question, Is America ready for its first African American or female president? WAMC's Alan Chartock leads a lively panel discussion with area political insiders.

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WAMC News
12:02 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Teachers picket district office

Dalton, MA – Members of the teachers union for the largest geographic school district in Berkshire County picketed this morning to draw attention to their unresolved contract negotiations. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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