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Capitol Connection
2:26 am
Sat April 19, 2008

The Capitol Connection #816

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Jay Gallagher, Albany Bureau Chief for Gannett News Service. Alan and Jay discuss Governor David Paterson's handling of the budget process and the news about his relatively small charitable contributions. They'll also talk about why Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver blocked a vote on congestion pricing and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's political plans after he leaves office.

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WAMC News
11:47 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Bush Administration Challenges Vermont Emissions Ruling

Montpelier, VT – The Bush Administration wants a federal appeals court to set aside a ruling from a federal judge in Vermont that said states have the authority regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
10:59 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Peter Drummey - John and Abigail Adams Letters (aired 4/18/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Vassar College librarian, Peter Drummey about the exhibit of John and Abigail Adams' Letters. The letters are a way into the various aspects of their lives. For more information on the exhibit, visit www.vassar.edu.

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The Roundtable
10:53 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Judy Bart Kancigor - Passover Cooking - Cooking Jewish (aired 4/18/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Judy Bart Kancigor about her book, "Passover Cooking - Cooking Jewish". Kancigor discusses some Jewish recipes and the traditions of Passover for Jews and her family.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
10:31 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Cosmetic discussion

Albany, NY – Television programs like Extreme Makeover and The Swan have glorified cosmetic surgery as a cure-all for self-esteem and life difficulties. Doctors performed nearly 12 million cosmetic procedures in the U.S. last year. That's an 8 percent increase since the year 2000. Non-surgical treatments like Botox and laser treatments topped the popularity rankings. Among surgeries, liposuction and breast augmentation had the highest numbers.

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10:17 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Word For The Wise #3485

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3485--04/18/08: Those in the know

WAMC News
9:32 am
Fri April 18, 2008

A Thousand Western MA Catholics To Attend Papal Mass

Amherst, MA – About a thousand Catholics from throughout Western Massachusetts plan to travel to New York on Sunday to attend the mass Pope Benedict the 16th will celebrate in Yankee Stadium. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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The Roundtable
9:01 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Rebecca Flowers - Nice to Come Home To (aired 4/17/08)

Albany, NY – Novelist Rebecca Flowers joins The Roundtable to discuss her book, "Nice to Come Home To". Flowers discusses how she came to write the book and the struggles she faced during the writing process.

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The Roundtable
8:56 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy 2 of 3 (aired 4/17/08)

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Congressman Chris Murphy about the mortgage crisis in today's Congressional Corner. Alan and Murphy discuss the effects that the mortgage crisis has had on the fifth district of Connecticut and the whole country. Alan will conclude his conversation with Murphy tomorrow.

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The Roundtable
8:49 am
Fri April 18, 2008

David Chinery - The Horticultural Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County (aired 4/17/08)

Albany, NY – Joe and Julia speak with David Chinery, the Horticultural Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, about all things botanical.

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