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WAMC New York News
7:47 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Bruno/Silver questioned over private-sector jobs.

Albany, NY – The State Legislature's leaders are making headlines over their outside business interests. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:45 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Advocates pushing for legislative reforms for incarcerated women.

Albany, NY – Advocates of women prisoners will hold a rally in Albany today. They're calling on lawmakers to pass legislation to help female inmates and their children. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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In Our Backyard
7:42 am
Tue March 4, 2008

In Our Backyard #145

Albany, NY – It has been a wild weather week with lots of snow, ice and arctic temperatures. As a result, Ward has been a busy little State Wildlife Pathologist. He will update us on the bats and the problems we are seeing at birdfeeders. Plus your letters on everything from skunks and feral cats, to coyote hunting on Craig's List and does wildlife enjoy fireworks? It is all coming up on In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.

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In Our Backyard
7:39 am
Tue March 4, 2008

In Our Backyard #144

Albany, NY – We are going to spend a lot of time on this edition talking about birds. We'll get a bat update - they are still having a tough winter. We'll answer a listener letter about why crows are dying. Ward also got a letter about a hawk sighting and we want to talk a bit about bird feeder dos and don'ts. And Ward has seen the red polls. A lot of feathers and disease and it is all coming up on In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Tue March 4, 2008

The political clout of the Hispanic community is growing

USA – The political clout of the Hispanic community is growing as its population continues to increase. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:19 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Connecticut nursing homes have a high rate of dispensing anti-psychotic drugs

CT – Federal figures show Connecticut nursing homes have among the nation's highest rates of dispensing anti-psychotic drugs to residents who do not have psychotic disorders. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

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WAMC New England News
7:16 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Proposal to prohibit Connecticut residents from hunting animals online

CT – A proposal to prohibit Connecticut residents from hunting animals online is returning to the General Assembly. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has this update...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:14 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Longtime college administrator is set to become the next president of Green Mountain College

Poultney, VT – A longtime college administrator is set to become the next president of Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:11 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Burlington voters are being asked to approve almost $40 million in borrowing

Burlington, VT – Burlington voters are being asked to approve almost $40 million in borrowing by the city electric department. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:10 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Paralyzed Middlebury College senior hopes to improve safety conditions in ski racing

Middlebury, VT – A Middlebury College senior who was paralyzed in a skiing accident two years ago is back on the slopes, hoping to improve safety conditions and awareness in ski racing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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