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Performance Place
1:49 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Bobby Sweet 6/28/07

Albany NY – Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Bobby Sweet stops by Performance Place with his band to offer tunes from his latest album, Days Roll By. Good stuff from one of our favorite people.

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The Roundtable
1:10 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Lewis 7-12

Albany, NY – The Oakland Athletics have found some pretty innovative strategies for building their team over the years. Author and columnist Michael Lewis spent some time with the team and discovered their secret for finding the best players for the least amount of money.

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael Lewis.
Published by Norton.

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The Roundtable
1:07 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Howard Glassman 7-12

Albany, NY – Howard Glassman is the General Manager of the Linda Norris Auditorium. He fills us in on upcoming events at the WAMC Performing Arts Studio.

www.thelinda.org

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The Roundtable
1:05 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Listener Essayist Valerie DeLaCruz 7-12

Albany, NY – Women aren't the only ones who get older. Listener essayist Valerie DeLaCruz asks the question, "What happened to Tom Petty and Me?"

The Roundtable
1:03 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Julia Taylor and David Guistina speak with Maggie Cahill, Elizabeth Doran, and Nancy Slusser 7-12

Albany, NY – Menopause the Musical uses four female characters to explore the changes women face as they age. Producing Artistic Director Maggie Cahill, brand new Managing Director Elizabeth Doran and actress Nancy Slusser discuss Capital Repertory Theatre's production of Menopause the Musical.

www.capitalrep.org

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The Roundtable
12:53 am
Thu July 12, 2007

51% Preview 7-12

Albany, NY – This week's show focuses on West Point, which has accepted a record number of women in its entering class. We hear from Mindy Kimball who graduated from West Point in 1966, and has stayed beyond her 5-year military service commitment.

The Roundtable
12:49 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Julia Taylor and David Guistina speak with Akiko Busch 7-12

Albany, NY – Author and journalist Akiko Busch swam across eight of the country's largest rivers in preparation for her recent book Nine Ways to Cross a River.

Nine Ways to Cross a River, by Akiko Busch.
Published by Bloomsbury.

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WAMC New England News
11:38 am
Wed July 11, 2007

Springfield Vermont Named Official Home of The Simpsons

Springfield, VT – Springfield, Vermont won the internet vote and has been named the home of the Simpson's. The town will host the premiere of The Simpson's Movie in a week and a half. But winning this contest means more than hosting a movie. It's a chance to capitalize on tourism promotion for the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:13 am
Wed July 11, 2007

Power Still Out for Many New Yorkers

Albany, NY – Monday and Tuesday's severe thunderstorms have left much of the region without power. Francesca Bruno has more.

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