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WAMC New York News
3:44 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Health Dept. wants movies to stop showing smoking

Albany, NY – The state health commissioner is asking New Yorkers to write to the heads of U.S. film studios and tell them to stop showing smoking in movies. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
3:43 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Rell criticized over UConn renovation

CT – The former co-chairman of a commission that looked into problems with the $2.3 billion University of Connecticut campus renovation programs says the governor's response has been too slow. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo ...

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WAMC New York News
3:35 am
Tue March 25, 2008

New York Calls for Dam Crackdown

Albany, NY – As lawmakers continue to debate the problem of the nation's crumbling infrastructure, a new state audit shows that some of New York's dams have been in bad shape for more than thirty years. And that's leading to a call for regulations with more teeth. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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Vox Pop
3:32 am
Tue March 25, 2008

The Editorial Page 3/25/08

Albany, NY – Today, we discuss "America's role on the international stage." Alan Chartock takes listener calls.

WAMC News
3:07 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Springfield Announces Anti-Gang Program

Springfield, MA – The mayor of Springfield Massachusetts, Domenic Sarno, says the city is facing a potential gang crisis. To combat it, the mayor has announced an initiative that brings together law enforcement, the schools, social service agencies and city hall. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC News
2:15 am
Tue March 25, 2008

State Radio Gets Political

Springfield, MA – With presidential debates, caucuses and primaries at the forefront of today's news, one Boston band is helping to unite the youth vote. Western New England College's Ryan Kravontka has more.

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Performance Place
12:51 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Don Byron, Mark O'Connor, and Daniel Bernard Roumain

Albany, NY – In anticipation of the Hudson River Quadricentennial in 2009, the Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center Corporation has commissioned three of New York's finest, and most diverse contemporary composer/musicians to create new music to honor the beauty of the Hudson River Valley and celebrate its rich cultural history. Don Byron, Mark O'Connor, and Daniel Bernard Roumain join Howard at The Linda.

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The Roundtable
12:41 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Book Picks- Odessy Books (aired 3/ 25/08)

Albany , NY – Joe and David speak with book seller Neil from Odessy Books about this week's Book Picks. Get ready to find a cozy chair and read these great books that Neil suggests. For more information, visit www.odessybks.com.

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The Roundtable
12:35 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Eleanor Clift (aired 3/25/08)

Albany , NY – Joe speaks with journalist Eleanor Clift about her new book, "Two Weeks of Life : A Memoir of Love, Death, and Politics". Clift describes how she came to write this book about her husband's battle with cancer and eventual death during the same time as the Terry Shrivo Life to Live case.

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The Roundtable
11:59 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Scott Simon (aired 3/24/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with author and host of NPR's "Weekend Edition", Scott Simon, about his second book, "Windy City". This book explores in an often humorous way Chicago's politics.

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