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WAMC News
12:33 am
Tue September 18, 2007

Concussion clinic collaborates with schools

Pittsfield, MA – Some Berkshire County high school students didn't have to study for the first test they took this year. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details on a cognitive test doctors and school officials say will more definitively determine when it's safe to send injured student-athletes back on the field;

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WAMC New York News
12:07 am
Tue September 18, 2007

I Live New York

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Albany, NY – SUNY Cortland is hosting the first ever "I LIVE NY" Summit, an event planned by New York's First Lady Silda Wall Spitzer, targeting the causes for young people leaving the state. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Mrs. Spitzer about the event.

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WAMC New York News
11:59 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Consultants Ask For More Detailed Study

Montpelier, VT – Economic consultants hired by Vermont officials to determine why education spending in the state is so high say a large scale study will be needed to assess the root causes. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
11:13 am
Mon September 17, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 887

WAMC New York News
10:51 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Bridge Safety: Can Unsafe Bridges Slip Through the Cracks?

Stuyvesant, NY – A structural engineer who found a bridge with "fist-sized holes" in supporting girders says the tests the state uses to determine safe support loads don't apply when girders are rusted through.

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Legislative Gazette
8:54 am
Mon September 17, 2007

The Legislative Gazette #737

Albany, NY – (Airs: 9/14/07 and 9/15/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A state senate committee meets to consider Governor Spitzer's choice to run the state's horse racing franchise, we'll report on a new device that links photos and information on the state's missing child register, and state officials remember those who died in the 9-11 attacks six years ago this week.

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Media Project
8:47 am
Mon September 17, 2007

The Media Project #850

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 9/16/07 & 9/17/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN News Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss: the D.C. Madam and ABC news, what drives the political slant in daily newspapers, and the media faces fines for photographs of Carmen Electra.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
6:30 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Our bodies, our self-images

Albany, NY – According to the American Heart Association, nearly 35 percent of women in the U.S. were obese in the year 2004. That's compared to roughly 30 percent of men.

At the same time, frightening pro-anorexia blogs are proliferating on the Internet - where young women who suffer or claim to suffer from the disorder chronicle their eating and dieting habits.

Experts say the data can be linked to the way women view their bodies, which is largely informed by mass media.

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WAMC New York News
5:26 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Albany County Comptroller Race

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Albany, NY – In a relatively quiet off-year Albany county primary season, one race has drawn public attention... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.


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WAMC News
4:53 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Governor Endorses Three Resort Casinos

Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has made his long awaited announcement about casino gaming. Patrick is supporting a plan to license three destination resort casinos in Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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