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WAMC News
11:46 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Aid for Massachusetts' farmers

Berkshire County – The Massachusetts Farm Energy program aims to increase energy conservation, help farms generate their own renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program has just become available to farmers and WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

Farmers can contact Darlene Monds by calling 413-256-1607 ext. 1
or at Darlene.Monds@ma.usda.gov

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11:29 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Word For The Wise #3324

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3324--09/06/07: Gather 'round--it's time for a powwow

The Roundtable
10:54 am
Thu September 6, 2007

8.31 - 9.05 - Congressional Corner - Rep. Hinchey

Albany, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey Represents New York's twenty-second district. In this Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock about US foreign aid to Africa, outgoing Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and the final months of the Bush Administration.

The Roundtable
9:24 am
Thu September 6, 2007

9.05 - Poll Question - Shock Therapy Justification

Albany, NY – In this Poll Question segment, Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor read listener responses to the previous day's poll question: What time-table for withdrawal from Iraq would you like to see? We also ask listeners to think about whether shock therapy is ever justified?

The Roundtable
9:19 am
Thu September 6, 2007

9.05 - Interview - John Leland

Albany, NY – Jack Kerouac's book On the Road has been required reading for rebels and romantics for fifty years. But at least one person thinks the book might not be all that revolutionary. John Leland is an author and journalist, and recently wrote Why Kerouac Matters: Lessons of On the Road. They're not what you think. In this interview on The Roundtable, Leland speaks about his observations.

WAMC New York News
2:57 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Mini-Building Boom in State's Libraries Comes to Woodstock

Woodstock, NY – Library officials say it's time to build: the building's too small, the community needs more meeting space. Opponents say they love their library, but the plan is just too extravagant. The budget vote drew crowds.

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WAMC New York News
2:40 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Belleayre Reaction - Too Big

Shandaken, NY – The proposed Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park is still way too big, according to groups against the project. And Assemblyman Kevin Cahill agrees there's still some work to be done.

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WAMC New York News
1:55 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Cuomo Crackdown on Crime

Photo: Elizabeth Benjamin

Albany, NY – Attorney General Andrew Cuomo met reporters outside his Capitol office Thursday, announcing arrests and the seizure of weapons, drugs and cash in the first phase of his "Guns, Gangs and Drugs Initiative." Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:43 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Bruno announces $22M for Albany to New York City Rail Corridor

Albany, NY – State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno visited the Rensselaer Amtrak Station, where he announced 22 Million dollars in high speed rail initiatives, part of an overall effort to bring New York State's Rail Service up to standards already in place in Europe and Asia. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
12:51 am
Thu September 6, 2007

9.06 Interview - Roland Lazenby

Albany, NY – The shootings at Virginia Tech earlier this year shocked the nation and the world with its brutality. Professor Roland Lazenby was teaching on the campus that day, and was in a room locked down because of the shooting. Along with several of his students, he compiled a narrative of the shooting and the following weeks. During this interview on The Roundtable, he talks about the experience and writing the book.

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