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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Steve Felano (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – WAMC's Steve Felano reports about the rise in citizen journalism as an alternative source of news and information in today's media. Felano explored how the public has turned towards reporting the news themselves rather than relying on other sources of media. Recently bigger media companies such as CNN have accepted information from the public and perhaps this alternative source of information will become more important in the news.

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The Roundtable
10:03 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Book Picks- Oblong Books (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with book salesman Dick from Oblong Books about his weekly book picks. Oblong Books is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information about this bookstore, visit www.oblongbooks.com.

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The Roundtable
9:58 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Susan Barnett- "Flab to Fit" Part 2 (aired 3/18/08)

Albany , NY – Hudson Valley Bureau Chief, Susan Barnett, shares with the Roundtable her progress on her New Year's Resolution to lose weight that she calls "From Flab to Fit". Do people gain weight because of stress, tempting food, lack of exercise or bad genes? Susan Barnett explores these answers and more in her quest to become fit for life.

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The Roundtable
9:49 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Tudor Parfitt (aired 3/18/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with professor Tudor Parfitt about his book, "The Lost Arc of the Covenant". This modern day Indiana Jones has attempted to recover the Ten Commandments that is so sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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The Roundtable
9:42 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Jerome Grooman

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with physician and best selling author Jerome Grooman about his book, "How Doctors Think". The book explores why mistakes are made in health care, 80% of which are due to mistakes from doctors.

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The Roundtable
9:34 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey (aired 3/17/08) 2 of 3

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Congressman Maurice Hinchey about our economy and alternative energy methods.

North Country/Adirondacks News
7:27 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Plans are being made for an interconnected regional bicycle and pedestrian transportation network

VT – A Chittenden County, Vermont planning group is updating plans to create an interconnected regional bicycle and pedestrian transportation network. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:23 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Ridership is up on the Burlington-Montpelier bus

Burlington, VT – Ridership is up 29 percent on the Burlington-Montpelier commuter bus. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:23 am
Wed March 19, 2008

NY Lawmakers toughen penalty for attacks on elderly

Albany, NY – Public outrage over attacks on two Queens women lead to harsher penalties for assaults against the elderly. The so-called "granny's law" was approved unanimously by state lawmakers. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:22 am
Wed March 19, 2008

State Health commissioner pushes for Medicaid reform

Albany, NY – State Health officials are pushing for changes in the way Medicaid funds are spent as lawmakers work through next year's budget. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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