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11:50 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Vermont Democrats Release Stimulus Package, Paralleling Douglas Package

Montpelier, VT – Democrats in the Vermont Legislature have released their own economic stimulus package, which counters a package offered earlier this month by Republican Governor Jim Douglas. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:32 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Four Dollar A Gallon Gas...and More

Hudson Valley, NY – All the experts said it would happen this summer. But four dollar a gallon gas has arrived already in New York. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has that.

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The Roundtable
11:24 am
Wed April 30, 2008

David Kaczynski (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Ted Kaczynski's brother, David Kaczynski. Ted was originally charged to the death penalty, but after two years of fighting, his family was able to convince the court that Ted's delusions had precipitated his violent actions. David will be the featured speaker at the Mental Health Association's spring reception in Albany tomorrow.

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The Roundtable
11:15 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Cokie Roberts (Part 2) - Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation (aired 3/30/08)

Albany, NY – Joe concludes his conversation with Cokie Roberts as they talk about her book, "Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation". The second part of this interview discusses the women who have influenced our country.

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WAMC News
5:48 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Governor Expected to Veto Decommissioning Bill

Montpelier, VT – Governor Jim Douglas is expected to veto a bill from the Vermont Legislature that would require the owners of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to guarantee its decommissioning fund if the company reorganizes. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:46 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Regional approach stressed by Rooney

Pittsfield, MA – The new leader of the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation
stressed the importance of regional marketing of the county. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports,

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Vox Pop
3:21 am
Wed April 30, 2008

The Weather 4/30/08

Albany, NY – Newschannel meteorologist Jason Gough joins host Brian Shields for a fascinating discussion about the weather. Tornados, global warming and the jet stream are all touched upon in this classic edition of Vox Pop.

3:20 am
Wed April 30, 2008

How to Save Your Life #081

Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Jeffrey Moses, Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Heart disease is the number one killer in America. Dr. Moses explains different treatments for heart disease including stents and new minimally invasive procedures. They'll also discuss the role of lifestyle in preventing and treating heart disease.

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The Book Show
3:12 am
Wed April 30, 2008

The Book Show #1032

Albany, NY – Leif Enger, whose novel "Peace Like a River" was a big bestseller, has followed it with "So Brave, Young, and Handsome," an homage to the Wild West of 1915.

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The Roundtable
12:50 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Dr. Sharon Moalem - Survival of the Sickest (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Dr. Sharon Moalem about his book, "Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Illness and Longevity". This book discusses discusses the ways in which humans are genetically designed to survive as a way to open up topics of medical research.

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