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The Roundtable
11:16 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Coki Roberts- Ladies of Liberty 1 of 2 (aired 4/29/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with NPR's Coki Roberts about her book, "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Lives" that explores women's contribution to our country's development.

WAMC New York News
7:18 am
Tue April 29, 2008

New management at Wurtsboro Airport in Sullivan County

Sullivan County, NY – New management at Wurtsboro Airport in Sullivan County, NY hopes to breathe new life into the more than 80-year-old airfield that gained notoriety for years as a glider airport. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:16 am
Tue April 29, 2008

The New York State Transportation Department to give CSX $604,000 in funding

Kingston, NY – The New York State Transportation Department is going to provide $604,000 in funding for track improvements and siding construction for CSX Transportation in Kingston. The money is part of $20 million the DOT is providing for rail infrastructure upgrades across the state. It is the only funding for the Hudson Valley listed in this third year funding of a five year program finances by the State Dedicated Fund. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Tue April 29, 2008

The Beacon Institute will now have a satellite facility

Beacon, NY – The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, headquartered on the Hudson River at the City of Beacon, NY, will now have a satellite facility to the north. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Sales of hybrid vehicles stay steady

NY – Even though the economy is in what many are calling a recession, sales of hybrid vehicles may have never been better. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Independent Safety panel starts its Evaluation of the Indian Point

Westchester County, NY – A panel charged with conducting an Independent Safety Evaluation of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York's Westchester County began its work Monday with a pair of public input sessions. Much of the input at least alluded to just how independent the evaluation can be, given that the ISE was initiated by Indian Point owner Entergy. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:42 am
Tue April 29, 2008

NY governor 'surprised' by Bell verdict

Queens, NY – Governor Paterson says he's ``surprised'' by
last week's acquittal of three police officers in the fatal shooting of unarmed groom-to-be Sean Bell. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:40 am
Tue April 29, 2008

NYRA sees end in sight to bankruptcy

NY – The New York Racing Association says it's
closer to emerging from bankruptcy. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
5:23 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Patrick Promotes Economic Stimulus Plan

Northampton, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited Northampton Massachusett today where he announced a workforce training grant for a local company and talked about other steps being taken to improve the local economy....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC News
5:18 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Chicopee,Springfield To Hold Joint Police Academy

Springfield, MA – The neighboring cities of Chicopee and Springfield Massachusetts have formed a new partnership in law enforcement...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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