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The Roundtable
11:13 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Roundtable Reads discussion with James Lee Burke

Albany, NY – Neil Novik of The Odyssey Bookshop joins Joe and Julia for the Roundtable Reads book club discussion for August with James Lee Burke about his novel, The Tin Roof Blowdown.

The Roundtable
9:28 am
Fri August 31, 2007

8.28-30 Congressional Corner - Rep McNulty

Albany, NY – Congressman Michael McNulty represents New York's 21st district. In this Congressional Corner Alan Chartock speaks with Rep. McNulty about everything from political partisanship, to bringing home the bacon for local projects.

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6:31 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Word For The Wise #3320

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3320: Happy National Language Day, Moldova!

WAMC News
5:40 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Grants to combat water pollution

Boston, MA – Organizations in the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley, are working to beat back invasive species at two popular aquatic recreation spots, making the lakes safer and better to use. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC News
5:31 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Botsford Appointed to SJC

Boston, MA – The fifth woman in the history of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will begin her service next week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of the decision made by the Governor's Council this morning;

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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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