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10:52 am
Mon March 24, 2008

The Media Project #877

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/23/08 & 3/24/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss coverage of the Iraq war, New York's new governor David Paterson tries to head off the media with news of his extra marital affairs, your letters and much more.

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WAMC New York News
10:07 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Alan Chartock reacts to news of letter sent to FBI by political consultant Roger Stone

Albany, NY – The New York Times reports that Republican political consultant Roger Stone - self-described as the sleaziest man in politics - says his lawyers wrote a letter to the FBI in November stating that Eliot Spitzer had patronized high-priced prostitutes during trips to Florida. WAMC's David Guistina has reaction from our political observer Alan Chartock.

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WAMC New England News
8:33 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Vermont transportation agency to reconsider train car purchase

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Transportation is going to reconsider a plan to buy small, self-propelled train cars that would be used on one of the state's Amtrak passenger routes. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:31 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Amid parole controversy, released murderers stay out of trouble

Albany, NY – Caught in a political crossfire over the release of violent felons, New York parole officials report that none of the 456 violent felons paroled in the last four years have been sent back to prison for committing a new crime. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:30 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Felton leaving state police after bumpy year

Albany, NY – Preston Felton's year leading New York's 5,000 members of the state police was tumultuous. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:29 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Honduran cantaloupes suspected in salmonella outbreak

Honduran cantaloupes

Albany, NY – At least 50 people have become sickened in 16 states, including New York, from eating cantaloupes from a Honduran manufacturer believed to be linked to a salmonella outbreak. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:28 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Supporters of Muslims convicted in sting operation protesting

Albany, NY – More than forty people will travel from Albany to New York City today in support of two leaders of an Albany mosque who were snared in an FBI sting involving a fictional terror strike.

6:32 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Word For The Wise #3466

Word For The Wise #3466

Albany – Word For The Wise #3466--03/24/08: Such is life...

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The Best of Our Knowledge
4:58 am
Mon March 24, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 914

WAMC New York News
3:57 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Barrington Stage goes public with capital campaign

Pittsfield, MA – A theater company in the Berkshires hopes to have its new home paid for within the next two years. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, now with the details of the final leg of Barrington Stage Company's capital campaign;

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