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WAMC New York News
3:24 am
Mon March 31, 2008

If It's a Recession, How Bad Is it?

Hudson Valley, New York – Experts say it's unlikely that the regulation overhaul announced by treasury secretary Henry Paulson today will be enacted during this Congress. It's expected to be a long debate over a plan aimed as easing fears about the likelihood and the severity of a recession. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke to historians and economists looking for some insight into the issues.

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WAMC New York News
2:52 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Four NY Prisons Will Remain Open

Albany, NY – State Correctional Officers rallied in the rain today, protesting plans to close four New York prisons. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there and files this report...

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WAMC News
1:38 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Massachusetts' economy better off than most

Pittsfield, MA – Bucking the trend of the past three recessions, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says, so far, the state is weathering the economic storm better than most others.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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The Roundtable
1:05 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Gloria Steinem (aired 3/31/08)

Albany , NY – Joe speaks with Gloria Steinem about the significance of the New York State Pay Coalition's upcoming Gloria Steinem for Fair Pay Day that will occur this Wednesday April, 2 in Albany. Steinem is an American feminist icon, journalist, founder of Ms. Magazine and women's rights activist. Joe and Steinem discuss the need for equal pay among men and women and the inequalities that still exist between the two sexes.

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The Roundtable
12:58 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Bill James (aired 3/31/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with the stats king, Bill James, about how he came to write his new book, "Bill James Gold Mine 2008". James uses scientific data to analyze and predict which baseball team will win and lose.

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The Roundtable
12:54 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Steve Garvey (aired 3/31/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Steve Garvey about his new book, "My Bat Boy Days: Lessons I Learned from the Boys of Summer", which is a collection of how baseball has affected his life. Garvey was a bat boy when he was younger and is now the lead first baseman of the L.A. Dodgers.

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The Roundtable
12:54 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Sam Sheridan (aired 3/31/08)

Albany, NY – Katie speaks with Sam Sheridan about his book, "A Fighter's Heart- One Man's Journey Through the World of Fighting". They discuss the life of a boxer and the personal growth that emerges from facing the challenges of a fighter.

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The Roundtable
12:53 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal (aired 3/31/08) 2 of 3

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Massachusetts congressman Richard Neal about to what extent does Ireland's economic revitalization aid in the peace accord. Alan will conclude his conversation with Neal tomorrow.

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WAMC News
12:07 am
Mon March 31, 2008

City Auditor Cleared In Investment Loss

Springfield, MA – An ad-hoc committee of the Springfield City Council is set to clear one member of the city's financial management team of any wrongdoing in connection with a faulty investment that nearly cost the Massachusetts city 13 million dollars. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Capitol Connection
10:56 am
Sat March 29, 2008

The Capitol Connection #813

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Steven Greenberg, spokesman for the Siena Research poll. Greenberg talks about the results of a new poll which asked New York voters about Governor David Paterson, Eliot Spitzer, Michael Bloomberg and other politicians in the state. They'll also talk about the polling process and how politicians use the information gathered from polls.

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