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WAMC New York News
3:27 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Lunchtime Music with a Heavenly Sound

Kingston, NY – The Old Dutch Church in uptown Kingston throws open its doors once a week and crowds stream in...but it's not Sunday.

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WAMC New York News
3:22 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Darfur Exhibit Hits Home

photo courtesy Ron Haviv

Woodstock, NY – Photojournalist Ron Haviv has documented conflicts in Serbia and Afghanistan and is currently in Sri Lanka. His photos from Darfur are among his most powerful.

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Vox Pop
3:14 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Poetry Forum 8/31/07

Albany, NY – Robert Frost said "A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words." We think a complete poem is one that makes that journey, and then gets shared on The Poetry Forum. Sara Weist, Stu Bartow and Paul Elisha share some of their favorite published poems and encourage WAMC listeners to do the same as Glenn Busby hosts this edition of The Poetry Forum on Vox Pop.

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WAMC News
3:05 am
Fri August 31, 2007

BMC patient first in state to receive artificial disc

Pittsfield, MA – The first artificial disc replacement surgery in Massachusetts was recently conducted by two doctors at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New York News
2:44 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Spitzer, Hillary square off against President Bush on Child Health Care

Senator Hillary Clinton and Governor Eliot Spitzer in Manhattan.
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Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Clinton has partnered up with Governor Eliot Spitzer to urge President George W. Bush to reverse his health care policy for children. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
12:53 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Project To Cut School Bus Pollution

Springfield, MA – When the new school year begins in Springfield Massachusetts next week students will be riding in some yellow school buses that have been made...greener. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
11:51 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Jail Probe Digs Up Some Dirt

Kingston, NY – Hearings continue into the Ulster County Law Enforcement Center construction...and testimony indicates partisan politics, questionable expenses and contractors who didn't send their 'A' team.

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The Roundtable
8:36 am
Thu August 30, 2007

8.29 - Interview - Hal March

Albany, NY – Music guru Hal March is owner of Toonerville Trolly CDs and Records. His store is located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and it is one of the last independent music stores in the area. Hal was on The Roundtable to talk about jazz, and about several recently released jazz albums.

WAMC News
8:17 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Anti-war rally in Berkshires

Great Barrington, MA – Residents from through out Berkshire County gathered in Great Barrington to show their support for ending the war in Iraq. There were similar demonstrations elsewhere in the region and in the country.

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6:25 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Word For The Wise #3319

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3319--08/30/07: A dark look at blue skies

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