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WAMC New York News
8:13 am
Fri February 1, 2008

The Youth Vote Counts in '08

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Albany, NY – With the approaching New York Primary, young Democrats and Republicans are getting more involved in the political process. Observers say the YOUTH VOTE could shake things up come Super Tuesday. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:44 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Club Lava is Approved as Private Club

NY – The new multimillion-dollar dance club at
the Oneida Indian Nation's casino in central New York has state approval to become a private club with a caterer that can serve
alcohol.

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WAMC New York News
7:42 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Man Convicted on Gun Charges

Scenectady, NY – A 50-year-old man faces up to 15 years in
prison for having a sawed-off shotgun inside his stuffed alligator, according to prosecutors. Man convicted of having sawed-off shotgun in stuffed alligator. Jill rontey reports...

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The Roundtable
7:23 am
Fri February 1, 2008

January Roundtable Reads- Conversation with Andrea Barrett (aired 1/31/08)

Albany, NY – Joe, Julia, and WAMC listeners speak with the January Roundtable Reads, Andrea Barrett, about her novel, "The Air We Breath".

WAMC New York News
7:12 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Middletown, NY Police Officers Graduate

Middletown, NY – Four new Middletown, NY Police officers graduate from the Orange County Police Academy today and three will add to the ranks of Spanish-speaking officers

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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Students Protest the Cost of Textbooks

New Paltz, NY – Students suffering from sticker shock at SUNY New Paltz had their photo taken with the books they purchased for the spring semester to protest the rising cost of textbooks. Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:06 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Community Hospital at Dobs Ferry will Stay Open

westchester county NY – Community Hospital at Dobs Ferry, in New York's Westchester County, which was slated to be closed as part of the Berger Commission report, it going to be allowed to keep its doors open, but with a new mission. Hank Gross reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Peter Gozza is the New Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development

Sullivan NY – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development didn't have to look very far when they selected the agency's new executive director. Peter Gozza, a Sullivan County, NY native and one time executive director of the Private Industry Council, has held a number of economic development positions over the past 20 years.

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WAMC New England News
6:49 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Law Suit Dismissed in Same-Sex Discussion

MA – A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Lexington parents who objected to same-sex families being discussed in their children's elementary school classrooms.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
6:48 am
Fri February 1, 2008

State seeks financial adviser to boost Lottery value

Albany, NY – The state Division of the Budget is seeking
a financial adviser to help maximize the value of New York's lottery in order to create an endowment for higher education. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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