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2:05 am
Wed May 16, 2007

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Albany, NY – Show hosts Mary Darcy and Jeanne Neff talk to regular commentators about their mothers

The Roundtable
1:26 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Chuck D'Imperio 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Chuck D'Imperio discusses his book Great Graves of Upstate New York about all of the interesting figures who populate New York's graveyards.

The Book Show
1:16 am
Wed May 16, 2007

The Book Show #983

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen talks with author Patricia Volk about her new novel "To My Dearest Friends." It's a book about two very different women who are brought together by the last will and testament of a mutual friend. Set in New York City, the book deals with the complexity of friendship and the use and abuse of secrets.

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The Roundtable
1:04 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Michael Beschloss is considered by many to be the nation's leading Presidential historian. He is the NBC News Presidential Historian and is also a regular on the News Hour on PBS. We speak with him about his latest book, Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster.

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The Roundtable
12:33 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Smith, Deborah J., Chocolate Cake 5-14-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Deborah J. Smith tells us about a small Irish restaurant with a very good slice of chocolate cake.

WAMC New York News
12:26 am
Wed May 16, 2007

School Budget Results

Albany, NY – Most schools across the Mohawk and Hudson valleys saw a light turnout of voters for the school budget elections. While most passed, some Budgets were voted down. According to NYSUT, New York voters signaled strong support for their local public schools, acknowledging continued academic progress and generally lower property tax increases by approving 95.4 percent of school budgets in a preliminary count. If it holds, the pass rate would set the all-time record.

Dave Lucas has more

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WAMC New York News
12:11 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Advocates Step Up Call For Anti-Trafficking Legislation

Albany, NY – Advocates are calling on top lawmakers to pass human trafficking legislation in New York State before the legislative session ends. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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10:27 am
Tue May 15, 2007

Word For The Wise #3242

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3242--05/15/07: It's flight attendant, you ignoramus

WAMC New York News
9:34 am
Tue May 15, 2007

Bruno at Tech Valley Summit

NY Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno
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Albany, NY – A lunchtime appearance by a popular Senator at the Tech Valley Summit in the aftermath of Sematech's announced move to Albany has some speculating the Capital Region may be in for additional "good news" as we hear in this report from Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.

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In Our Backyard
6:23 am
Tue May 15, 2007

In Our Backyard #106

Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: We didn't get to it last week but Ward promises he will tell his bat poop story. More news on the Ivory Billed Woodpecker sighting in Arkansas. Plus, Ward will tell us about his concerns over Teflon. We will answer your letters-- there are some interesting ones on Peepers, where to sight them, what to do about that pesky bear in your yard, a bee update, and just how much damage can a porcupine quill do to you. As always, Ward has the answers.

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