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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

WAMC News
3:45 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Community Breakfast Held At Umass

Amherst, MA – The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is facing a year in transition,as the fall semester begins. The campus welcomed 500 business and government leaders this morning for the 41st annual community breakfast. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Vox Pop
3:29 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Science Forum 8/30/07

Albany, NY – What causes an itch? What's the deal with photosynthesis? When does a stomach say, "enough is enough?" These questions and more are discussed on this edition of the Vox Pop Science Forum. Brian Shields hosts.

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WAMC News
2:27 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Old Masters to meet contemporary ones

North Adams, MA – Putting institutional collaboration before cost, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is moving ahead with plans to utilize about 20,000 square feet of space at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this update on the Clark's plans;

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