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WAMC New York News
11:28 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Albany Officials "Meet the Press"

Albany, NY – Stern-faced officials met with reporters in Albany after weeks of negative press focusing on the conduct of city police officers.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there

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The Roundtable
11:16 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Ed Begley Jr. (aired 3/6/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with committed environmentalist Ed Bigley Jr. about his book "Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco- Friendly Life". Ed shares his experiences with what works, what doesn't and what will save you money while trying to live a greener life.

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WAMC New York News
11:08 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Conference Call Gives Update on Clinton Campaign

Plattsburgh, NY – Following her primary victories in Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island, Hillary Clinton's campaign held another in a series of teleconferences to discuss the state of the campaign. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
9:26 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Belleayre Trails Fall To Budget Concerns

Highmount, NY – Opponents and supporters of the proposed Belleayre resort are both expressing disappointment at the state's decision not to expand the Belleayre ski center on the east side. It was a big part of the project aimed at making the Catskills a major ski destination. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:34 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Beacon, NY High School students participate in water sports

Beacon, NY – There may be ice on the Hudson River, but some Beacon, NY High School students still managed to go kayaking Wednesday. And they played water polo in the school's indoor pool doing it after learning how to simply maneuver in a way where arms are used for legs. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:30 am
Thu March 6, 2008

The DEC Purchased a 320-acre historic parcel in Livingston, NY

Livingston, NY – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials Wednesday announce the purchase of a 320-acre historic parcel in the Town of Livingston as their first act for their Quad Legacy Plan, a long-term plan focusing of preservation of the Hudson River and Lake Champlain areas. The Livingston Manor Lands in Columbia County were purchased by the state for $2.4 million from the Livingston family, which has owned the property for 10 generations. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:25 am
Thu March 6, 2008

The old Poughkeepsie Highland Railroad Bridge will see the start of construction this summer

Poughkeepsie, NY – With about one-third of the $25 million needed to build it as good as in the bank, the Walkway Over the Hudson on the old Poughkeepsie Highland Railroad Bridge in New York's Hudson Valley will see the start of construction this summer. A final design report has been completed by a consultant and work will begin to transform the 6,700 foot long, 100-year-old structure into a linear park opening pedestrian and bicycle access to both sides of the Hudson River in Ulster and Dutchess counties.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:19 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Bank robbery suspect caught in Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, NY – When Frank Surico of Poughkeepsie, NY was arrested by New York State Police from the Highland Barracks after he crashed into a Poughkeepsie Police vehicle, he was caught with the goods from the Citizens Bank branch in Pennsylvania he had just robbed. WAMC's Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New England News
7:13 am
Thu March 6, 2008

State economic stimulus package

CT – Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell says the state's surplus is shrinking every day and it's dangerous to consider spending it on a state economic stimulus package that some Democrats are proposing. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

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WAMC New England News
6:26 am
Thu March 6, 2008

City on Trial for failed $1 billion waterfront development proposal

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport, Connecticut and its former mayor are on trial in connection with a failed $1 billion waterfront development proposal. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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