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4:56 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Birth Talk

Albany, NY – When I started telling people I was working on a show about childbirth, the only constant in their reactions was strong opinions. Some think women should be able to give birth in the privacy of their own homes. Others think there should be as many pain-relieving drugs as possible next the hospital bed of a mother in labor. Before delving head-first into controversy, let's get a history lesson.

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WAMC News
4:47 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Smaller laptops could aid expansion of wireless learning program

North Adams, MA – At nine inches, Asus laptop looks more like a video gaming device than an educational tool. But the small computers might be the key to affordably expanding the Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this update;

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WAMC News
4:42 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Sox trophies coming to the Berkshires

Pittsfield, MA – The most recent Red Sox World Series trophies will be on view in Pittsfield, Massachusetts this weekend. And as Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Pittsfield is only one of three communities slated to host the prized golden statues;

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WAMC News
3:50 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Eco Landscapers Meet In Springfield

Springfield, MA – Hundreds of people in the landscaping industry from throughout the northeast are in Springfield Massachusetts this weekend to share ideas about going ....green. The Ecological Landscaping Association is holding it's 14th annual conference and trade show at Springfield's downtown convention center.....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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Vox Pop
3:39 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Gardening 3/7/08

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue hosts as Fred Breglia and Larry Sombke take WAMC listener questions about gardening.

WAMC New York News
2:13 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Recognition Given to Communities for Sharing and Consolidating Services

Plattsburgh, NY – Officials from Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties were in Plattsburgh this morning for the regional Chamber of Commerce's inaugural Shared Service Awards. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there.

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The Roundtable
11:55 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Howard Glassman (aired 3/6/08)

Albany, NY – Howard Glassman speaks with Joe and Selma about the upcoming events and performances at The Linda.

The Roundtable
11:40 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Daniel Nester (aired 3/6/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Daniel Nester, the founder of the College of Saint Rose's Frequency North series. He is also an English professor and this event allows students to discuss their literary works. The event takes place at 7:30 on April 3. For more information, visit www.frequencynorth.com.

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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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