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WAMC News
4:48 am
Tue April 1, 2008

New Financial Watchdog In Springfield

Springfield, MA – The Springfield City Council has reactivated a long dormant committee. Officials hope it will serve as a watch dog to prevent the city from slipping back into bad financial habits that led to its fiscal collapse in 2004. WAMC S Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
4:18 am
Tue April 1, 2008

Ethanol Project Gets Go Ahead at Port

Albany, NY – A Site has been chosen in Albany for an Alternative Energy Plant that would convert Corn into Ethanol, The announcement comes at a time when biofuels are beginning to fall out of public favor... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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In Our Backyard
3:38 am
Tue April 1, 2008

In Our Backyard #149

Albany, NY – Ward Stone is in a happy mood today - well, Ward is always happy but, he is especially happy today because it is Trout Fishing season. We'll talk about this special time of year and the best place to fish in the region. We have been getting a lot of letters about bats and Ward will respond. Plus, an update on the confused cardinal and a warning on dog poop and our water supply. It is all coming up on this week's In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.

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Vox Pop
3:26 am
Tue April 1, 2008

The Editorial Page 4/1/08

Albany, NY – Today we discuss "The Tenure Process and Education Spending in the New York State Budget." Alan Chartock welcomes NYSUT President Richard Iannuzzi and NYSCOSS Executive Director Thomas Rogers.

WAMC New York News
2:48 am
Tue April 1, 2008

Response to Cuomo's Proposition

Kingston, NY – Both Democratic presidential campaigns have said no thanks to a suggestion from former NY governor Mario Cuomo that they come to a meeting of the minds. But experts say nothing's impossible in this race. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Book Show
12:57 am
Tue April 1, 2008

The Book Show #1028

Albany, NY – Does she or doesn't she? Lionel Shriver's novel "The Post-Birthday World" is told in two parallel tracks, when a woman decides which man to spend her future with.

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WAMC News
12:06 am
Tue April 1, 2008

Many residents say they want Mount trustees to succeed

Lenox, MA – Public opinion expressed Monday night in Lenox, Massachusetts was united. Residents hope The Mount can be saved from foreclosure. But, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo reports, residents disagreed over how the venues' Board of Trustees might do that best;

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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Being Cautious With New Technology

Kingston, NY – Technology can be a godsend for the elderly. It can also be intimidating or expensive. And in some cases, it's downright scary. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett takes a look at the many faces of progress.

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Legislative Gazette
11:34 am
Mon March 31, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #813

Albany, NY – (Airs: 3/28/08 and 3/29/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Paterson and legislative leaders reach a general agreement on a state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his analysis on the tentative deal, and a new state audit shows some of New York's dams have been in bad shape for more than thirty years.

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Media Project
11:31 am
Mon March 31, 2008

The Media Project #878

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/30/08 & 3/31/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, WAMC's David Galletly and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein's talk at WAMC about media consolidation, Hillary and sniper fire, Fox scoled on air by one of their own, your letters and more.

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