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Capitol Connection
4:05 am
Sat July 28, 2007

Capitol Connection #730

Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes David Grandeau, the outgoing Executive Director of the Temporary State Commission on Lobbying. Grandeau talks about losing his position as head of the lobbying commission and about the new state agency created to replace the existing lobbying commission. He also talks about Governor Spitzer's alleged misuse of state police.

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WAMC News
11:24 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Outdoor Market Helps Develop MicroBusiness

Burlington, VT – The city of Burlington this week began a pilot program to help people start their own businesses. The One World Market is targeted towards helping the city's refugee population create micro-businesses. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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10:01 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Word For The Wise #3295

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3295--07/27/07: Kathleen Taylor gets out of Dodge

Vox Pop
8:18 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Poetry Forum 7/27/07

Albany, NY – Paul Elisha, Sara Weist, and Stu Bartow join host Glenn Busby. WAMC listeners call in to read their favorite published poems.

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WAMC New York News
4:49 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Mother of Targeted Boy Speaks Out

Saugerties, NY – Five 12 and 13 year old Saugerties students pleaded guilty to conspiring to slash the throat of a classmate. Cindy Travis, the mother of the intended victim, says she wants those kids to do community service that will help them understand what victims feel.

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WAMC News
4:37 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Democratic Leaders Form Commission to Assess Gay Marriage

Montpelier, VT – The leaders of the Vermont House and Senate this week announced the formation of a commission that will assess whether the state should consider same sex marriage. While the two leaders say it's the right time to assess the state of unions, opponents believe it's merely political histrionics. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:57 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Panelists urge citizens to plant themselves in Farm Bill debate

Great Barrington, MA – As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on the 2007 Farm Bill, four panelists tied to the issue, who spoke in Great Barrington, Massachusetts Thursday night, urged the public to get involved in that debate. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
2:35 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Community Corner with Holley Carnwright

Kingston, NY – Three candidates are running for D.A. in Ulster County. Holley Carnwright is the Republican nominee.

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WAMC New York News
2:22 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Community Corner with Vincent Bradley, Jr.

Kingston, NY – Bradley is the Independence and Conservative Party candidate.

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WAMC New York News
2:18 am
Fri July 27, 2007

Community Corner with Jonathan Sennett

Kingston, NY – Sennett is the Democratic nominee and Working Party candidate.

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