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WAMC New York News
7:10 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Emergency flood notifications set up in Sullivan County

Sullivan County NY – Sullivan County, NY residents will be able to receive emergency notifications about flooding or other problems once the county completes its tie-in with the E-Alert notification system. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:08 am
Mon April 14, 2008

$125 million Thruway project continues

Newburgh, NY – Construction continues on the $125 million project to connection I-84 and the Thruway at Newburgh, NY with an anticipated traffic flow start up in mid-2009. New bridges and overpasses are going up; new toll booths are being erected to include high-speed E-ZPasS. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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Capitol Connection
3:52 am
Mon April 14, 2008

The Capitol Connection #815

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Senator Neil Breslin. Senator Breslin is currently serving his 6th term in the legislature. He and Alan talk about the transition from Eliot Spitzer to Governor David Paterson, the future of the state Senate, redistricting and much more. Senator Breslin also shares his thoughts on the recently passed state budget.

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WAMC New York News
3:51 am
Mon April 14, 2008

NY Lawmakers Consider Microstamping Legislation

Albany, NY – New York lawmakers are favoring passing a bill that would link ammunition to the gun it was fired from... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:36 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Medical Monday 4/14/08

Albany, NY – Cardiovascular health and preventive medicine are the main topics of today's show. Host Alan Chartock welcomes back old friend Dr. Paul Lemanski.

WAMC News
3:10 am
Mon April 14, 2008

New Trash and Recyclable Receptacles Introduced

Holyoke, MA – Officials in the city of Holyoke Massachusetts have announced an initiative they hope will help keep litter off the city's streets and sidewalks... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:26 am
Mon April 14, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 917

Albany, NY – TEACHING A BALANCED APPROACH TO GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE -

Global warming. It's one of the most visible and most controversial topics
of our day. Just try an internet search. Global warming will return you
hundreds of thousands of hits. The topic has completely permeated our
culture. Our interest in the subject is to find out what millions of children
in classrooms around the world are being taught about global warming.

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WAMC New York News
1:44 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Lawsuits and Tax Hikes in Milan

Milan, NY – A little Dutchess County town is facing some big pressures...and a projected 25% tax hike, as it struggles to deal with new development. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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In Our Backyard
1:15 am
Mon April 14, 2008

In Our Backyard #151

Albany, NY – It's spring, and the weather is finally starting to reflect the change in seasons. Migrating birds are beginning to make their annual stop in the listening area, and I'll ask Ward about what we can expect from the birds this year. We also have some great letters this week. Two listeners had some hawk sightings they have questions about and another writer reported a potential bobcat encounter. Finally, we'll discuss an upcoming Earth Day events.

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The Roundtable
12:41 am
Mon April 14, 2008

June Casagrande - Mortal Syntax: 101 Language Choices that Will Get You Clobbered by the Grammar Snobs--Even If You're Right (aired 4/14/08)

Albany, NY – The Roundtable's co-producer Andy Clegg spoke with June Casagrande about how her book, "Mortal Syntax: 101 Language Choices that Will Get You Clobbered by the Grammar Snobs--Even If You're Right" came to be. This book discusses the correct grammar uses and the common misuses that people are quick to correct you on, even if they're wrong.

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