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WAMC New York News
4:00 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Regionalization - Hot Button In Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY – The state is aggressively pushing its agenda calling for local municipalities to eliminate redundant services and work together. But that's become a hot issue in communities that worry that means the end of a long history of independence.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:49 am
Mon November 5, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 894

The Book Show
3:33 am
Mon November 5, 2007

The Book Show #1006

Albany, NY – This is the time of year when young Frankensteins appear on doorsteps asking for treats, something that would have astonished the pregnant Mary Shelly as she penned her gothic tale of the driven young medical student who played god and the anguish of the creature he created and abandoned. That story went on to have a cultural history of its own which Susan Tyler Hitchcock explores in her new book "Frankenstein: A Cultural History."

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Vox Pop
3:17 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Medical Monday 11/05/07

Albany, NY – On this program, Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Robert Dropkin to talk about the latest advances in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Dropkin answers questions posed by our listeners.

The Book Show
2:54 am
Mon November 5, 2007

The Book Show #1005

Albany, NY – Valerie Martin Is known for her carefully crafted novels. Her new book "Trespass" combines a series of violations. A middle aged couple living in New York State seems to have a peaceful life. When their son takes up with an intense young woman from Croatia, intruders ranging from a poacher, to the unexpected pregnancy of the girlfriend, to the war in Yugoslavia completely upend their world.

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1:26 am
Mon November 5, 2007

How to Save Your Life #056

Albany, NY – This week, Dr. Stieg talks with Josef Woodman, author of the book "Patients Beyond Borders." Woodman has written the first comprehensive guide for Americans considering medical tourism. Less about travel and all about healthcare choices, this consumer guidebook provides practical answers for the increasing numbers of Americans facing long-term financial insecurity due to challenging medical conditions.

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WAMC New York News
1:10 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Pitney Bowes moves 170 Jobs to Troy

NYS Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno
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Rensselaer, NY – Pitney Bowes has announced it is moving 170 jobs into the former MapInfo facility in the Rensselaer Technology Park. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
12:05 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Health Insurance deadline approaching

Western, MA – Uninsured residents in Massachusetts have just over a week to enroll in a health insurance plan to avoid a $219 income tax penalty. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

Health insurance enrollment resources:

1-877-MA-ENROLL (1-877-623-6765) www.MAhealthconnector.org
www.compartners.org

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WAMC News
6:26 am
Fri November 2, 2007

'Environmental giant,' Peter Berle, dead at 69

Stockbridge, MA – Peter Berle, former head of National Audubon, a New York state Commissioner of Environmental Conservation, and WAMC contributor, has died from injuries sustained on his farm in the Berkshires this summer. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

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