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WAMC New York News
5:12 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Communities Upset Over Spike in Electric Delivery Charges

Plattsburgh, NY – Several Adirondack and North Country communities are upset about their electric bills. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains.

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WAMC New York News
4:55 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Advocates Step Up Call For Mercury Limits on Cement Kilns

Albany, NY – A cement plant south of Albany has the dubious distinction of being nationally recognized as New York's biggest mercury polluter...advocates are urging state officials to clean it up...Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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3:52 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Health Update

Albany, NY – Are you drinking enough water? And how much is enough? It's a simple question with no easy answers. On this week's Health Update, Dr. Philip Stieg tries to clear up some of the myths surrounding just how much water we need to consume each day.

3:49 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Health Update

Albany, NY – The skin condition Rosacea affects more than 45-million people worldwide. It's believed several factors can provoke and outbreak but researchers are still working to understand its exact cause. In this week's Health Update, Dr. Philip Stieg takes a look at the findings of a new study which may shed light on the cause of this common but often misunderstood disorder.

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Vox Pop
3:42 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Dog Talk 3/6/08

Albany, NY – Jon Katz is back to talk about dogs. Joe Donahue is our host for the proceedings.

From WAMC's Blog: My Dog's Smarter than Your Dog

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WAMC News
3:42 am
Thu March 6, 2008

New biz seeks to facilitate alternative energy development

Hancock, MA – A new business venture launched in the Berkshires is being touted by some as a way to make alternative energy projects financially accessible.
WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
2:57 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Animal Cruelty Case Closed: Rescuers Appalled

Accord, NY – Many are expressing outrage over a judge's decision to drop animal cruelty charges against an alleged animal hoarder. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:33 am
Thu March 6, 2008

In Conversation With... Theodore Bikel

Albany, NY –

Perhaps only a cat with its nine lives can claim to have more than Theodore Bikel has had. Folk singer; theater, film and television actor; radio host; president of Actors' Equity; political activist; Jewish spokesman, and author are some of the many careers to which Mr. Bikel can lay claim.

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The Roundtable
12:39 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Jodie Picoult (aired 3/6/08)

Albany, NY – Katie speaks with author Jodie Picoult about her newest novel, "Change of Heart". This novel explores the complicated issues between the death penalty and religion.

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The Roundtable
12:07 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey (aired 3/6/08) 3 of 3

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey about how some public radio stations have reached an agreement with Clear Channel, the national radio conglomerate.

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